She was born August 4, 1931 in Galesburg, Ill. the daughter of Roy and Minnie Prim Malcolm. She married Ernest S. Wedell on March 25, 1956 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death November 12, 2012.
She is survived by her children, Robert S. (Patricia) Wedell of Oak Run Dahinda, Ill., Janice L. (James Herbsleb) Wedell of Pittsburgh, Pa., Jeanette L. (Douglas) Hammel of Indianapolis, Ind., and Judith A. (Charles) Young of Champaign, Ill.; four grandchildren, Wayne (Amber) Hammel, Julia O’Shea, Audrey (Nicholas) McGee, Mitchell (Cyndi) Wedell and four great grandchildren, Brynlee, Riley, Colton and Connor. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Faye worked for the First National Bank and O.T. Johnsons Department Store, while also helping with the family farm. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1950. She enjoyed traveling, working outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 am Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. David Parker will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday evening at the chapel. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Galesburg Public Library. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.