Almetha Weirauch

Almetha Weirauch

Almetha "Bud" Weirauch, 97, of Norris City, passed away on Monday, Dec. 21 at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi, Ill. She was born on Feb. 27, 1923, the daughter of Clyde and Maud (Martin) Austin. She married William Weirauch on Nov. 11, 1943, and he preceded her in death on April 21, 1995.  Almetha, or Granny Bud as she was called by many, was a homemaker and a 4-H leader for many years. She had a lot of interests and hobbies. Almetha loved traveling and camping. Working in her yard was a favorite past time also. She loved reading, crafting, quilting, and was an excellent seamstress. Baking was another favorite and she collected many cookbooks. Being with grandchildren and great grandchildren was something she especially loved.

Almetha had attended First United Methodist Church in Norris City.

Almetha is survived by four daughters, Nancy (Bill) Proctor and Judy (Rick) Satterfield both of Carmi, Ill. and Jo (Bob) Sutton and Tracey (Robert) Russell both of Norris City, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Mary Sailer of Carmi; five grandchildren, Tony Satterfield, Chris Russell, Janet Bond, Dan Russell and Miranda Knight; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Weirauch; one daughter, Patricia Weirauch; a grandson, Craig Satterfield; two sisters, Armeda Turner and Aliene Pate and a son-in-law, Larry Russell.

Private graveside services and burial for Almetha "Bud" Weirauch will be held at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Carmi. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Almetha's memory to Wabash Christian Village or charity of donors choice and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City who is in charge of arrangements.