Irene Wingerter

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Irene B. Wingerter, 77, of Perryville died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Independence Care Center.

She was born March 6, 1930, at Longtown, Mo., daughter of Leo J. and Adella Hennemann Buchheit. She and Elmer H. Wingerter were married May 20, 1950. He died Nov. 8, 1995.

Wingerter had been a stitcher at International Shoe Co., and worked in the cafeteria at Perry County School District 32. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen Roy of Perryville; a brother, Elmer Buchheit of Friedheim, Mo.; two sisters, Mildred Miget and Eula Renner of Perryville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson.

Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. The Catholic wake will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Funeral Mass will be at noon Thursday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.