Madeline Margaret Wappelhorst, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the age of 94. Beloved sister of Wilfred F. Wappelhorst, the late Norbert F. Wapelhorst, and Herbert V. Wappelhorst. Madeline is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Jeanette L. (Wetter) Wappelhorst. Besides her brothers, she is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Margaret (Sommer) Wappelhorst, and her sisters-in-law Virginia (Sullentrop) Wapelhorst and Patricia (Fritz) Wappelhorst.
Aunt Madeline was a true blessing to her family and so very loved by her nieces and nephews: Gloria (Les) Schierding, Thomas (Cheryl) Wapelhorst, Ann (Sean) Sunderlage, Dennis (Jane) Wappelhorst, Carol (J. Michael) Conoyer, Gerald (Mary Jane) Wappelhorst, Marvalee (David) Ewing, Donald (Ann) Wappelhorst and the late Paul (Carla) Wappelhorst, Mary Kay Wapelhorst and Mark Wappelhorst. She is also preceded in death by her great-nephews Joseph P., Andrew J., and Jacob J. Wappelhorst. She loved her visits from her 26 great-nieces and nephews and a glorious 17 great-great-nieces and nephews.
Madeline spent her entire career in banking at Commerce Bank of St. Charles. She was a life member of St. Peter Catholic Church, the St. Anne Sodality and a devoted volunteer for decades at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. She loved attending card parties, quilt socials and above all, any gatherings celebrating a family event. She was always there for each and every one of us!
Madeline was deeply loved and a true gift for everyone who knew her.
Contributions honoring Madeline can be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Peter Catholic Church or masses.