Monica Alice Eifert, age 89, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois passed away at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois.
She was born July 10, 1930 near Timewell, Illinois the daughter of Markie Glen and Mabel Alice Davis Newton. She married George Walla Eifert on September 12, 1948 in Brown County and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1994.
Mrs. Eifert was a homemaker. She attended Benville School in Brown County and graduated from Mt. Sterling High School with the class of 1948.
Monica was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Sterling. She enjoyed collecting both antiques and stamps and truly loved researching family genealogy.
Survivors include 3 children, Marc Eifert (Cindy) of Macomb, Illinois, Connie Leezer of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and Stan Eifert (Deanne) of Clayton, Illinois. 6 grandchildren Tammy Purchase (Gary) of Galesburg, Illinois, Stacey Leezer-Motz of Galesburg, Illinois, Sean Eifert (Robin) of Greenville, Illinois, Kara Anderson (Mike) of Mendota, Illinois, Justin Davis (Sky) of Camp Point, Illinois and Brennan Davis (fiancé, Lindsay) of Mt. Sterling, Illinois. 22 great grandchildren. 2 sisters Imogene Briggs (Bob) of Springfield, Illinois and Naydene Davis (Rex) of Mason, Illinois. 1 sister-in-law Judy Newton of Mt. Sterling also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law Joe Leezer and 1 brother Donald Newton.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Aaron Foster officiating.
Burial will be in the Huntsville Cemetery in Huntsville, Illinois.
Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Mt. Sterling or the Huntsville Cemetery.
Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfuneralhome.com.
The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.
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Mount Sterling IL 62353