Edith M. Determann

Edith M. Determann, age 98, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, February 18 at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for 98 year old Edith M. Determann will be Monday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Grantfork United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Alhambra. Friends may call Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland and Monday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Grantfork United Church of Christ.

Edith was born September 6, 1916, to Otto and Ethel (nee Maroon) Wirtz in Greenville, IL. In 1936, she married Adolph Determann at the Grantfork United Church of Christ, Grantfork, IL.

She worked 30 years part-time at Dolls Orchard. She loved to be around her family. She loved to bake and cook.

She is survived by her 4 children, Marie (David) Bimes, Highland, IL, Adolph Determann, Peoria, AZ, Christopher (Janice) Determann, Reno, IL, and Velma (Billy) Causey, Highland, IL; 10 grandchildren, Vicky Bimes, Kathy (John) Wommer, John Determann, Lori (Jeff) Howell, Cynthia (Danny) Crouch, Jennifer (Tim) Logue, Robert (Dena) Determann, Matthew (Heather) Causey, Andrew (Anji) Causey, and Steven (Lindsey) Causey; 8 great grandchildren, Kira (Austin) Smith, John Wommer III, Richard Young, Jr., Thomas Young, Amanda Crouch, Nicole Crouch, William Causey, and Saxton Causey; 4 great, great grandchildren, Quinton Crouch, Jayson Crouch, Ryder Crouch, and Peyton Smith; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto Wirtz (11-2-1939) and Ethel Wirth (12-29-1968); her husband, Adolph Determann (2-25-1979); 1 son, Edward J. Determann (10-22-1945) in childhood; 2 sisters, Viola Leidner (7-20-1985) and Dorothy Witt (10-6-2006); 5 brothers, Ernest Wirtz (7-2-2001), Vernie Wirtz (7-19-2003), Carl Wirtz (2-14-1999), Otto Wirtz, Jr. (1-25-2004), and one brother in infancy (10-23-1924); 1 daughter-in-law, Donna Determann (5-15-2011).

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