GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION
Greenville High School will honor Veterans at a celebration in the high school gym Friday, November 9, at 9:00 a.m. Principal Wendy Porter told WGEL all veterans and their spouses are invited to attend the annual Veteran’s Day assembly. Jennifer Dannaman and a group of student volunteers have been working on a program which will include a guest speaker, musical selections, and introductions of all attending Veterans. For more information about the assembly, call the high school at 664-1370.
COMMUNITY AWARENESS EXPO
Saturday, November 10, a Community Awareness Expo will showcase some of the many organizations and services Bond County has to offer. Heather Fuchs said the Expo is part of their Senior Project at Greenville College. The event is at the Greenville First Christian Church, from 9:00 a.m. - noon and will help people learn about and benefit from the many groups and organizations in our area. Organizations participating include MOPS, the Bond County Health Department, the Bond County Senior Center, the Bond County Sheriff’s Department, and others. For more information, call Heather at 217-313-1216.
Edwin “Ed” Wernle
Edwin “Ed” Wernle, age 84, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, November 6 at his home. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with military honors. Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or to Bond County Hospice.
Elva D. Lueking
Elva D. Lueking, age 99, of Edwardsville, passed away Thursday, November 8 at her residence. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel. Burial will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church. Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel is in charge of the arrangements.
Florence Seiffert, age 88, of Carlyle, passed away Wednesday, November 7, at Carlyle Healthcare Center. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle. Memorials are suggested to the Clinton County Relay for Life.
Lucille Cunningham, age 87, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, November 7, at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 2:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday, from noon until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Fair Oaks Nursing Home or to the First Christian Church.
SATURDAY - mostly sunny, high 71, low 53
SUNDAY - cloudy, 30% chance of showers, high 67, low 41
Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio. Michelle’s guest this week is Ron Pate, Vice President of Operations and Technical Services with Ameren. After Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, hundreds of Ameren employees traveled to New Jersey to aid in relief efforts. We will talk with Ron about the work they have been doing and how long it will be before power is restored. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here on WGEL.
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