Robert Arthur WEMPLE

Male 1936 - 2005  (69 years)


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  • Name Robert Arthur WEMPLE 
    Born 12 Aug 1936  Shelby Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer and Insurance Agent 
    Died 03 Sep 2005 
    Person ID I6389  Wemple Family Ancestry
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 

    Father Arthur Joseph WEMPLE,   b. 01 Jan 1904, Crowley, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1977, Shelby Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Hilda Ethel WEILAND,   b. 07 May 1909, Shelby Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 2000, Dyer, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 09 May 1927  Shelbyville, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cynthia GOFF,   b. Abt 1935,   d. 07 Aug 1999  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Oct 1955 
    Children 
     1. Julia Diane WEMPLE,   b. 05 Jul 1956,   d. 22 Feb 1998  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F2867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nellie JoAnn CRUM 
    Children 
     1. James Arthur WEMPLE
     2. Pamela WEMPLE
     3. Jeffery Alan WEMPLE
     4. Marla Kay WEMPLE,   b. 13 Oct 1965, Assumption, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1965, Assumption, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. John Andrew WEMPLE
     6. Beth Ann WEMPLE
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F2868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) - September 6, 2005 Deceased Name: Robert A. Wemple SHELBYVILLE IL Robert A. Wemple, 69, of Shelbyville, died at 12:38 a.m. Sunday, September 4, 2005 in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Gary Ogden officiating. Visitation from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery, near Assumption, Illinois with military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the Shelbyville Community Dialysis or Donor s Choice.

      Mr. Wemple was born on August 12, 1936 near Assumption, the son of Joseph A. and Hilda Weiland Wemple. He graduated from Assumption High School in the Class of 1954 and later served in the Army National Guard of Illinois. He was a farmer and an insurance agent for Shelbyville Mutual before his retirement. He was a member of Tower Hill United Methodist Church and a former member of the Tower Hill Lions Club and Doc on Call. He enjoyed collecting coins and farm implement toys. He married Joan Crum on August 27, 1961. She survives and lives in Palestine, Texas.

      Surviving are his sons, James A. Wemple (Linda) of Tower Hill, Jeffery A. Wemple (Joan) of Huntsville, Alabama, and John A. Wemple of Palestine, Texas; daughters, Beth A. Hughes (David) of Junction City, Kansas and Pamela Tull (Sam) of Shelbyville; brother-in-law, Joseph Shea of Munster, Indiana; and 10 grandchildren.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Marla K. and Julia Diane Wemple; and sister, Eloise Shea.

      Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at www.legacy.com/herald-review/LegacyHome.asp


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