Sophia, nee Carpenter, Quathamer, 89, of Lenzburg, IL; born on October 20, 1927 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in O’Fallon, MO.
Mrs. Quathamer was a homemaker. She loved flowers, gardening, sewing and quilting. Sophia also loved taking care of her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents – Benjamin and Maria, nee Schwebel, Carpenter. Her husband Carl Quathamer who she married on February 8, 1947 in Belleville, IL. One sister – Annie Thomas.
She is survived by her children – Marie Doyle of Columbia, IL; Edwin (Beverly) Quathamer of Tilden, IL; Nancy (Norbert) Deterding of O’Fallon, MO; Carol (Robert) Miles of Marissa, IL; Sharon (John) Mueller of St. Libory, IL; Wayne Quathamer of Steeleville, IL. Twelve grandchildren. Many great-grandchildren including two step great-granddaughters. One sister-in-law Iona Howald of Johnston City, IL. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Washington County Humane Society.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m..
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Paul Hahn officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held in the Tilden Cemetery in Tilden, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.