Charles Gregory “Gregg” Weikle


FORSYTH — Charles Gregory “Gregg” Weikle, 62, of Forsyth, passed away at 12:03 a.m. on December 18, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

A time to celebrate Gregg’s life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at the Calvert Funeral Home, Maroa, 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, the son of Charles Franklin and Alice (Hoffman) Weikle. He married Sherilyn Kay Austin on August 31, 1979, in Maroa.

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

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

Gregg enjoyed playing many sports and later coached both of his sons.  He was a longtime volunteer firefighter for the Maroa Fire Department and had a long career programing and designing fire alarm systems.

Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com

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