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Date of BirthApril 21, 1921

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Date of PassingJune 28, 2017

Iolene W. Hewitt-Wedel

from rockford, Illinois, United States

Iolene W. Hewitt-WedelBorn: April 21, 1921; in Belvidere, ILDied: June 28, 2017; in Rockford, ILIolene W. Hewitt-Wedel, 96, of Rockford, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Wesley Willows Health Center, Rockford, IL. She was born on April 21, 1921, to Earl and Florence (Biester) Wenzel in Belvidere, IL. On August 11, 1943, she married Reverend Clare B. Hewitt in Kirkland, IL. He died in 1980. Iolene married Richard Wedel on April 22, 1989; he also preceded her in death. Iolene graduated from the University of Illinois and was a teacher for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Women at Court Street United Methodist Church in Rockford and an avid knitter. Survivors include her children, John (Sharon) Hewitt of Cooper City, FL, Carolyn Hewitt and Kathy Hewitt, both of Sycamore, Jean Moe of Rock Falls, IL, and Jarri Lynn Hewitt of Rockford; grandchildren, Brian (Jessie) Hewitt, David (Hiromi) Hewitt, Sara Moe and Andrew (Heidi) Moe; and one great-granddaughter, Olivia Moe.Preceded in death by her husbands; daughter, Judy Hewitt; sister, Frances Wickwire; and son-in-law, Reverend Thomas Moe.A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017, in the Chapel at Wesley Willows, 4141 North Rockton Ave., Rockford. A memorial in being established in her name, by her family.Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremations Services, Quiram Kirkland Chapel, 309 South Fifth St., Kirkland, IL. To share a memory or leave a condolence visit olsonfh.com.
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