William Lembke

WILLIAM M. LEMBKE, 83 CHERRY VALLEY - William M. Lembke, 83, of Cherry Valley passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014, at Presence Cor Mariae Center. Born in Elgin on August 5, 1930, the son of William and Augusta (Fischer) Lembke. William was a veteran serving in the United States Army. He married Esther Iehl on March 11, 1967; she predeceased him on March 13, 2013. William loved camping and fishing with his family. They took many trips all over the United States and Canada. He also enjoyed reading and watching old westerns, especially John Wayne. Survived by his son, Timothy (Becky) Lembke of Taylorville and Bonnie (Bill) Schurr of Cherry Valley; grandchildren, Megan (Mike) Fallon and Nathan (Amber) Waugh; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Kira, Ethan, Connor and Ryleigh. Also predeceased by his brother, Marvin Lembke and sister, Vernelda Grupe. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Road. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home. To express online condolences, please visit: www.fitzgeraldfh.com.

Funeral Home

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford  Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-2273

Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2014