Mildred Lenora (Alwardt) Stuemke (1924 - 2014)


Mildred Lenora Stuemke, 89, of Altamont, died at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. last Thursday at Kull Funeral Chapel in Altamont and one hour before services on Friday at the church. Memorials: Lutheran Care Center Heart to heart, 702 W. Cumberland Road, Altamont, Ill. 62411 or The Woo Hoo Sisterhood of Altamont. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Stuemke was born on Feb. 21, 1924, at her parents' home in rural Altamont, the daughter of August Jr. and Lenora Siebert Alwardt. She married Delbert Carl Stuemke on April 17, 1949; he died on Feb. 10, 2001.
Survivors include sons, Melvin "Mel" Stuemke and his wife Karen of St. Elmo, Elwin "Curly" Stuemke and his wife April of Altamont, and Eugene Stuemke and his wife Sandra of Altamont; and daughter, Sandra Stuemke of Effingham.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 3 to Feb. 12, 2014