Irma Marie Whiteside, 88, of Litchfield, formerly of Sorento, passed away on Wed., April 22, 2020 at 12:02 a.m. in HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Dec. 28, 1931, in Rural Pocahontas, IL, the daughter of Fred William and Bertha L. (Brave) Scharf. She married David Eugene Whiteside on July 23, 1952 in Greenville. He preceded her in death on June 1, 2010. Mrs. Whiteside owned and operated her catering and cake decorating business “Irma’s”. She also helped her husband David with their Milk Hauling business, and was a school cook in Sorento for the Bond County Unit School District #2. She was a member of St. Timothy United Methodist Church in Litchfield. Mrs. Whiteside enjoyed volunteering her time for the HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary. She is survived by:
Son, Ron (Gay) Whiteside of Sorento
2 step-grandchildren, Amy Thorpe & Chissy Henning
3 step-great-grandchildren, Timber Thorpe; Austin Henning; Sierra Henning
Irma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; Brother, Charles Scharf in infancy; 2 sisters, Bernadine Lange; Dorothy Scharf.
Private family funeral services for Irma will be held on Sat., April 25, 2020 in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. The family suggests memorials be made to HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary or Macoupin Tails in Carlinville.
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HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxillary
1215 Franciscan Drive, Litchfield IL 62056
P. O. Box 382, Carlinville IL 62626