Wilferd H. Liefer, 87, of Red Bud, Ill., born May 8, 1926, in Evansville, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Red Bud Regional Care, Red Bud, Ill.
Mr. Liefer retired as a floor covering installer. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the Carpenters Local in Chester, Ill., and the Monroe County Farm Bureau.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta, nee Miller, Liefer, whom he married on Feb. 19, 1955, in New Athens, Ill., and who died Oct. 20, 2012; his parents, William and Alvina Liefer; two brothers, Walter and Leroy Liefer; and two sisters, Wilma Liefer and Loretta Rubemeyer.
Surviving are his children, Rodney (Susan) Liefer of Red Bud, Ill., and Nancy (Jeff) Rodenmeyer of Red Bud, Ill.; grandchildren, Amy Iverson, James (Amanda) Liefer, Max and Samantha Rodenmeyer, Justin (Mandy) Ederer, Kendra (Randy) Odom and Taylor Schnepel; great-grandchildren, Colton and Kadin Liefer and Faye Odom; three brothers, Omer (Neva) Liefer of Baldwin, Ill., Orville (Nancy) Liefer of Red Bud, Ill., and Ralph (Nancy) Liefer of Chandler, Ariz.; a sister, Bernadine (Ray) Erber of Chicago, Ill.; sisters-in-law, Ethel Hermida and Darlene Miller; brother-in-law, Roger Rubemeyer; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Koch-Liefer Funeral Home, Red Bud, Ill., and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Red Bud, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at St. John's Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Nebel and Rev. Russell Koen officiating. Burial will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Red Bud, Ill.
KOCH-LIEFER FUNERAL HOME, Red Bud, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2014
Koch-Liefer Funeral Home
220 Locust St Red Bud, IL 62278