Frederick Eiles Willms Sr. (1922 - 2014)


Frederick Eiles Sr., 92, of Vandalia, died at 3:04 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at his home.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Bethel Baptist Church in rural Vandalia, with the Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Burial will be in South Hill Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday at the church, with Masonic services at 6:30 p.m. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Bethel Baptist Church or Rehoboth Baptist Church Camp. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Willms was born on March 18, 1922, in Otego Township, Fayette County, the son of Harry E. and Fanny Oberlink Willms. He married Nigal "Kay" Wright on Sept. 9, 1994, in Pekin.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Fred Willms Jr. and his wife Renee of Vandalia, and David Willms and his wife Melissa of Brownstown; daughter, Nona and her husband Gene Beckman of Vandalia; and stepsons, Steve White and his wife Dawn of Coffeen, Stan White and his wife Cheryl of Auburn, and Scott White of Brownstown.
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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 19 to Oct. 1, 2014