“Sim” Simmermaker

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Weldon G. “Sim” Simmermaker of Shipman.

Mr. Simmermaker, 88, died January 30 at Jerseyville Nursing & Rehab Center.

He was born April 10, 1930 in rural Shipman, the son of the late Harry and Ethel (Bullman) Simmermaker.

He graduated with the 1948 class of Shipman High School and worked for a period of time at Standard Oil. He was a self-employed carpenter and retired from Jersey Community School District #100 as a maintenance worker. He was a lifetime member of Masonic Lodge #212 in Shipman.

Surviving is a daughter; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister and numerous nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Shipman Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Shipman Masonic Lodge #212 in care of the funeral home.