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Bernadine Appel

August 7, 1929 — September 17, 2019

Bernadine M. Appel, age 90, of Chillicothe passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at her home in Chillicothe.

She was born on August 7, 1929 in Metamora, Illinois to Isadore "Ike" and Josephine (Kirchgesner) Schierer. She married Bernard Appel on September 20, 1947 at St. Elizabeth Church in Washburn, IL. He preceded her in 2010.

Surviving are her children, Diane Johnson of Peoria, Sandy (Paul) Bundy of Peoria, Kenneth (Twilla Farley) Appel of Lacon and Marie Zannacker of Chillicothe; 45 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; five brothers and two sisters. She was preceded in death two daughters, Judy Hawley and Nancy "Jo" Reffett and two brothers, Francis and Richard Schierer.

Bernadine was a member of St. Edward Catholic Church and she enjoyed caring for her flowers. Bernadine loved spending time with her family and especially cooking for her grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11am at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe. Father Matthew Deptula will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass on Friday at the church as well as on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A Rosary will also be held on Thursday at 4:30pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and the National Kidney Foundation.

Rosary

SEP 19. 4:30 PM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Visitation

SEP 19. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Visitation

SEP 20. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Edward Catholic Church
1216 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Mass

SEP 20. 11:00 AM (CDT)

St. Edward Catholic Church
1216 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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