Luella G. (Probst) Will (86) of Newton


Published on December 30 2013 9:51 am

Luella G. (Probst) Will, age 86 of Newton, IL passed away at 8:20 PM – Saturday, December 28, 2013 at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM – Thursday, January 2, 2014 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Wendelin, IL with Fr. Mark Stec celebrating mass.  Burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Wendelin, IL.   Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 PM – Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the church and ½ hour before the mass.  Memorials may be made to the Holy Cross Parish Center.   Arrangements are under the Blake-Wright Funeral Home in Dieterich, IL.  The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at
Luella was born on October 9, 1927 in Effingham County, IL the daughter of Allie and Frances (Hartke) Probst.  She married Edwin Will on April 8, 1947 and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1997.  Luella was a homemaker,loving mother and grandmother.   She was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Wendelin.  She loved to embroider, bake pies, play cards and go mushroom hunting.
Luella is survived by: 8 Children – Daniel (Janet) Will of Allendale, IL; Maurice (Lynn) Will of Newton, IL; Allen (Joanne) Will of Toledo, IL; Paul (Terry) Will of Newton, IL; Roy (Yvonne) Will of Newton, IL; Carl (Becky) Will of Newton, IL; Janice (Chris) Wagy of Robinson, IL and Jeanne (Jon) Bourquin of Apple River, IL...26 Grandchildren 29 Great Grandchildren 3 Great Great Grandchildren...and Brothers – Norbert Probst of Wheeler, IL and Melvin (Clarice) Probst of Effingham, IL
Luella was preceded in death by her parents, husband, granddaughter Missy Will; great grandson Gavin Romack; brother Clarence Probst; sisters Emma Niendiek, Verena Koester, Florence Probst and twin Eleanor Buening.