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Alfred Charles Weishaar

May 26, 1938 ~ December 10, 2020 (age 82)



Alfred Charles Weishaar, age 82 of Beardstown, died Thursday, December 10, 2020 at his home.

He was born May 26, 1938 in Browning, the son of the late Frankie Charles and Isla May Lane Weishaar. He married Fannie Knous on May 7, 1960 in Browning.

He is survived by his wife Fannie Weishaar of Beardstown; two daughters Jamie (husband Randy) Epping and Sherry Herter both of Beardstown; his son Frankie Weishaar of O’Fallon, MO; four grandchildren Travis (wife Dre) Epping, Adam (wife Chelsey) Herter, Alyssa (husband Remi)VandeVoorde Lyndsey Weishaar; four great grandchildren; a sister Peggy Stambaugh of Browning; and a brother James Weishaar of Rushville. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Wanda Weishaar and Betty Winston, his son-in-law Chuck Herter, and a daughter-in-law Lorie Weishaar.

Alfred attended school in Browning. He was a commercial fisherman most of his life. He also worked at the Beardstown Mill until it closed, construction, and was a dredge operator. He enjoyed pole and line fishing, duck hunting, and watching car races. Alfred had an unconditional love for his family.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Browning Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials have been suggested to Frederick Christian Church or Cass/Schuyler Area Hospice. Condolences may be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.

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Graveside Service
December 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Browning Cemetery
N. Bader Road
Browning, IL 62624


Frederick Christian Church
515 S. State Street, Beardstown IL 62618
Tel: 1-217-323-1100

Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice
331 S. Main St., Virginia IL 62691
Tel: 1-217-452-3057

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