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Bernadette M. Wellenraiter

January 11, 1924 July 27, 2021
Bernadette M. Wellenraiter
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Obituary for Bernadette M. Wellenraiter

Peoria - Bernadette M. Wellenraiter, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

Bernadette was born on January 11, 1924, in Tremont, IL, the daughter of James and Henrietta Fix Cooney. She married William Wellenraiter on June 17, 1950. He preceded her in death on January 26, 1996.

Bernadette is survived by her only daughter, Beth Miles (Paul) of Nashville, TN, and two granddaughters, Bridget and Maggie Miles, both of Chicago, IL.

Bernadette was a life-long resident of Tremont, IL and in her later years lived at Independence Village in Peoria, IL. She attended Bradley University and she had a long career at Caterpillar Inc. Bernadette kept busy as the most devoted cheerleader at every swim meet, soccer game, dance performance, and piano recital of her two beloved granddaughters. She enjoyed celebrating her Irish heritage on St. Patricks Day every year.

Memorial Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2021, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior. Father Stephen Willard will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Peoria Area Water Wizards of Peoria, IL.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging on to www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

12

Aug

10:30 AM 8/12/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/12/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Thursday

12

Aug

11:00 AM 8/12/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

215 S. West Street
Tremont, IL 61568

215 S. West Street Tremont 61568 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Peoria Area Water Wizards

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