Born: September 7, 1974 - Deceased: January 27, 2023
Wendy J. Naumann-McGraw, 48, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, September 7, 1974, in Belleville, IL, passed away Friday, January 27, 2023 at her residence surrounded by her beloved family.
Wendy also had a great love for teaching and was a Kindergarten teacher for 10 years. She “retired” so that she could be a stay at home mom and enjoy every minute with her kids. She grew up with a love for everything Disney as she visited almost every year since she was a child. This love she passed on to her husband and children. She said her children were her true loves, greatest joy and her best accomplishment and was so very proud of them.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Mother: Shirley, nee Stillwell, Naumann
Surviving are her:
- Loving husband: Brandon L. McGraw of Belleville, IL
- Three beautiful children
- Alex McGraw of Belleville, IL
- Nick McGraw of Belleville, IL
- Lexi McGraw all of Belleville, IL
- Father: Gary (Marty) Naumann of Belleville, IL
- Jeff Naumann of St. Louis, MO
- Terry (Mary) Naumann of Belleville, IL
- Brother-in-law: Clint (Lindsey) McGraw of St. Louis, MO
- Father and mother-in-law: Earl (Alana) McGraw of Freeburg
- She was loved so very much by her extended family and best friends:
- Melody Santos
- Joseph Silhavy
- Dear nieces, nephews and cousins
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Kellsie’s Hope Foundation, https://kellsieshopefoundation.com/donate/
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois. Per Wendy’s request please wear Disney or Tropical clothing.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
Friends and family gathering will also be at The Quarter Restaurant and Bar located at 126 East Main St. (Downtown) Belleville, IL after 3 pm.
Live Stream: Her service may be viewed starting at 12:50 pm through the Kurrus website live stream link.