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Irene Adele Weber

Irene Adele Weber


Irene Adele (Milligan) Weber, 89, of Sparta, IL; born on September 8, 1930 in Pinckneyville, IL; passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at home.

Irene loved sewing, cooking and reading. She worked at Bridal Originals as a cutting room specialist.

She was preceded in death by her husband – Paul Markotay to whom she married on January 31, 1953 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, IL.  Parents – Willard and Audrey (Anderson) Milligan.  Two brothers – Robert and Gerald Milligan. Two sisters-in-law – Iva and Charlotte Milligan.  One brother-in-law – Murrel Williamson.

She is survived by her daughter – Cindy (Bruce) Heck of Sparta, IL.  Two grandchildren – Natalie (Aaron) Schrey of Towsend, GA and Nathan (Krystal) Heck of Sparta, IL. One sister – Nancy Williamson of DuQuoin, IL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Sparta, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Funeral: Private graveside services will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL with Pastor Randy McGeehon officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Barb Heck says:

    Cindy, Bruce and family, I am sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace and give you strength and courage at this difficult time.

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