Elizabeth Weidner’s Life Honored in Illinois House of Representatives

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WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of Representatives are saddened to learn of the death of Elizabeth Ann Weidner of Dieterich, who passed away on September 29, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Weidner was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma in January 2016, and she underwent numerous surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy, clinical trials, and more; she battled this horrible disease with grace, determination, and strength for nearly 6 years; during which, she inspired and impacted so many on the local, state, and national level; and

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WHEREAS, Elizabeth Weidner is survived by her parents; her brothers, Ethan (Madilyn Brummer), Eric, and Evan; her grandparents, Richard and Margaret (Kuenstler) Weidner; her many, many animals; and her many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, pageant sisters, and supporters from afar; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of Elizabeth Ann Weidner and extend our sincere condolences to her family, friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to the parents of Elizabeth Weidner as an expression of our deepest sympathy.

Rep. Adam Niemerg presenting House Resolution 528 Honoring the Life of Elizabeth Ann Weidner of Dieterich with her family above in the House Gallery.
Elizabeth Weidner’s family in the House Gallery (l-r): mom Jennifer, brothers Evan, Eric, and Ethan, and dad Matthew.
Inside the Illinois Capitol (l-r): Rep. Adam Niemerg, Elizabeth’s dad Matthew, brothers Evan (holding the House Resolution), Eric and Ethan, mom Jennifer, and Rep. Blaine Wilhour.