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Charles Gregory Weikle

Charles Gregory “Gregg” Weikle 62 of Forsyth, IL passed away 12:03 A.M. December 18, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.


A time to celebrate Gregg’s life will be 10 AM, Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, IL with DMH Chaplain Jan Dial officiating. Following the services, the family invites everyone to the Maroa Grade School Gym for a time of fellowship.


Memorials may be directed to the Charles Gregory Weikle Memorial Fund.


Gregg was born September 16, 1956 in Decatur, IL the son of Charles Franklin and Alice (Hoffman) Weikle. He married Sherilyn Kay Austin August 31, 1979 in Maroa, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Sherry Weikle, Forsyth, IL; children, Andrew (Rachel) Weikle, Chicago, IL and Derek (Cayla) Weikle, St. Louis, MO; father, Frank Weikle, Maroa, IL; mother, Alice Weikle, Shorewood, IL; sister, Allison (Scott) Huminsky, Shorewood, IL; niece, Riley Huminsky, Shorewood, IL; mother-in-law, Julia Ann Austin, Forsyth, IL; sister-in-law, Kathy (Bob) Darling, Becker, MN; nephew, Matthew (Annie) Darling, Sartell, MN; grand-nieces: Brynn Darling, Cailin Darling, and Marin Darling, Sartell, MN.


He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Larry Austin.


Gregg enjoyed playing many sports and later coaching both of his sons. He was a longtime volunteer firefighter for the Maroa Fire Dept and had a long career programming and designing Fire Alarm systems.