Belleville News-Democrat Obituaries

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April 21, 2018

Margaret M. Davis

Margaret M. Davis

Waterloo, IL

Margaret Davis Margaret M. Davis, nee Kohler, 87, of Waterloo, IL, died April 19, 2018, in St. Louis, MO. She was born August 27, 1930, in Waterloo, Ill. She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Church. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Lee Davis; sons,...

Mary "Pauline" Eichacker

Mary "Pauline" Eichacker

Cahokia, IL

Mary Eichacker Mary "Pauline" Eichacker, nee Schmiz, 97, of Cahokia, Illinois, born September 11, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Millstadt, Illinois, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Eichacker was a loving homemaker and a member of Holy...

Wilhelmina C. "Minnie" Kollmeyer

Wilhelmina C. "Minnie" Kollmeyer

Glen Carbon, IL

Wilhelmina Kollmeyer Wilhelmina "Minnie" Catherina Kollmeyer, 92, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, born July 28, 1925, in Heerlen, The Netherlands, died at 5:02 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon. Wilhelmina was a homemaker. She was a member of the...

Virginia L. Pusey

Virginia L. Pusey

St. Louis, MO

VIRGINIA PUSEY Virginia L. Pusey, nee Hartman, 88, of St. Louis, formerly of Washington Park died Sunday, April 15, 2018. Visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville....

April 20, 2018

Lester Barnard

Lester Barnard

New Athens, IL

Lester Barnard Lester Barnard, 88, formerly of O'Fallon, Ill, born August 9, 1929, died peacefully on Monday, April 16, 2018. Lester served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he continued to serve his country working for the Department of...

Herbert A. Cornwall

Herbert A. Cornwall

Granite City, IL

Herbert Cornwall Herbert A. Cornwall, 70, of Granite City, Ill., born April 1, 1948, in Sparta, Ill., died Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Granite City, Ill. Mr. Cornwall was a Journeyman machinist at Arnette Pattern for 15 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon...

Mary "Pauline" Eichacker

Mary "Pauline" Eichacker

Cahokia, IL

MARY EICHACKER Mary "Pauline" Eichacker, nee Schmiz, 97, of Cahokia died Tuesday April 17, 2018. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018. Funeral procession to leave at 10:40 a.m. Monday from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass at Holy Family Catholic Church,...

Willard N. Evans

Willard N. Evans

Fairview Heights, IL

Willard Evans Willard Norman "Bud" Evans, 74, of Fairview Heights, IL, born Tuesday, December 28, 1943 in Boyne City, MI, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. Bud served in the United States Air Force. After his time in the Air...

Barbara Garrison

Barbara Garrison

Bunker Hill, IL

Barbara Garrison Barbara Garrison, 84, of Bunker Hill, IL, formerly of Edwardsville, IL, died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Integrity of Wood River, IL. She was born June 30, 1933, in Carbondale, IL the daughter of the late Fred and Edna (Manis) Cheatham. She...

Harry G. "Skinny" Glotfelty

Harry G. "Skinny" Glotfelty

Waterloo, IL

HARRY GLOTFELTY Harry George "Skinny" Glotfelty, 88, of Waterloo died Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Private burial in St. John Cemetery, Valmeyer. Quernheim Funeral Home, Waterloo.

Barbara L. Honer

Barbara L. Honer

Belleville, IL

Barbara Honer Barbara L. Honer, nee Kaiser, 75, of Belleville, IL, born October 4, 1942, in Belleville, IL, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Mercy Rehab and Care, Swansea, IL. Barbara worked as a CNA at Memorial Hospital and Home Health Care before her retirement. She was...

Barbara J. Langley

Barbara J. Langley

Fairview Heights, IL

Barbara Langley Barbara Jean Langley "Barb the Barber", 56, passed away at 3:14 am on Thursday April 19, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO. She was born on March 5, 1962 in Red Bud, IL, the daughter of the late Glen and Verna Leemon. Barbara was a woman...

Erma K. McFarland

Erma K. McFarland

Caseyville, IL

Erma McFarland Erma K. McFarland, 74, of Caseyville, born August 10, 1943 in East St. Louis, IL, died at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Caseyville Nursing and Rehab in Caseyville. Erma was a former member of First Church of The Nazarene in Collinsville and was an avid...

Published in Belleville News-Democrat from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2018.

Marcellus L. Obernuefemann

Marcellus L. Obernuefemann

St. Peters, IL

Marcellus Obernuefemann Marcellus L. Obernuefemann, 98, of St. Peters, MO, formerly of Caseyville, IL, born May 8, 1919, in O'Fallon, IL, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in St. Peters, MO. Marcellus valiantly served during WWII in the U.S. Army. He retired from F S...

William R. "Bob" Patton

William R. "Bob" Patton

Bethalto, IL

WILLIAM PATTON William "Bob" R. Patton, 86, of Bethalto died Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial in Winchester City Cemetery, Winchester. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home,...

Harold T. Reichert

Harold T. Reichert

Columbia, IL

HAROLD REICHERT Harold T. Reichert, 85, of Columbia died Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Visitation from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral noon Monday at the funeral home. Burial in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis. Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia.

April 19, 2018

Corrine Barner

Corrine Barner

Washington Park, IL

CORRINE BARNER Corrine Barner, 89, of Washington Park, IL, passed April 14, 2018. Visitation 10 to 10:50 a.m. Monday at North End Missionary Baptist Church, E. St. Louis, IL, followed by Funeral services at 11 a.m. Burial at 1:45 p.m. Monday at Jefferson Barracks National...

Lula Crain

Lula Crain

Caseyville, IL

LULA CRAIN Lula Crain, 84, of Caseyville, IL, passed April 12, 2018. Visitation 10 to 10:50 a.m. Saturday immediately followed by the Home-going service at 11 a.m. Funeral on Saturday at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church, Centreville, IL. Officer Funeral Home, E. St. Louis, IL.

James R. Davenport Jr.

James R. Davenport Jr.

Granite City, IL

JAMES DAVENPORT JR. James "Jim" Reginald Davenport Jr., 74, of Granite City, IL, passed April 17, 2018. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors in Sunset Hill Memorial Estates, Glen Carbon....

Louis R. Evans

Louis R. Evans

Belleville, IL

Louis Evans Louis Richard Evans, 96, of Belleville, Illinois, born October 27, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Lady of the Snows Dammert Center, surrounded by his loving family. Lou proudly served as an Army Staff Sergeant in WWII as...

Willard N. "Bud" Evans

Willard N. "Bud" Evans

Fairview Heights, IL

WILLARD EVANS Willard "Bud" Norman Evans, 74, of Fairview Heights, IL, passed April 18, 2018. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment held at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Cedar Hill, MO....

Kerney Falconer Jr.

Kerney Falconer Jr.

Cahokia, IL

KERNEY FALCONER JR. Kerney Falconer Jr., 77, of Cahokia, IL, passed April 14, 2018. Visitation 9 to 10:50 a.m. Friday at the funeral home followed by the funeral services at 11 a.m. Burial services private. Officer Funeral Home, East St. Louis, IL.

Priscilla A. "Pat" Girolamo

Priscilla A. "Pat" Girolamo

Highland, IL

Priscilla Girolamo Priscilla A. "Pat" Girolamo, nee Raker, 71, of Highland, Illinois, formerly, of Troy, Illinois, born October 30, 1946, in East St. Louis, Illinois, passed away, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Aviston Illinois. Pat proudly owned and operated "Pat's Beauty...

Kenneth E. Harris

Kenneth E. Harris

Belleville, IL

Kenneth Harris Kenneth E. Harris, 92, of Belleville, IL, born August 24, 1925, in Belleville, IL, died, Monday, April 16, 2018, at St. Paul's Home, Belleville, IL. Mr. Harris was a retired school teacher and band director, having taught at New Athens, O'Fallon and...

Henry J. Hellrich

Henry J. Hellrich

Granite City, MO

Henry Hellrich Henry J. Hellrich was born at his St Charles Missouri home on January 5, 1923. Henry attended St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and grade school and then attended St Charles public high school and played the trumpet in the high school band. After high school...

Jane F. Heywood

Jane F. Heywood

O'Fallon, IL

Jane Heywood Jane Frances Heywood, nee Harder, 80, of O'Fallon, formerly of Innsbrook Estates, Mo., born May 30, 1937, in Durand, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at her home at The Colonnade in O'Fallon, Illinois. Jane grew up in Durand and moved to Kirkwood,...

Janel G. Hoffmann

Janel G. Hoffmann

Belleville, IL

Janel Hoffmann Janel Geralyn Hoffmann, 57, of Belleville, IL, born February 1, 1961, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at her home. Janel graduated from the Hickey Business School in St. Louis, Missouri, and worked at Weber Chevrolet, Columbia, IL. A member of...

Jesse J. James

Jesse J. James

Belleville, IL

Jesse James Jesse J. James, 96, of Belleville, IL, born September 10, 1921, in Wheeling, WV, died at his home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mr. James was a civil service employee at Scott Air Force Base, working as a supervisor in the tire shop. He was an avid baseball fan,...

Fannie Johnson

Fannie Johnson

Decatur, GA

FANNIE JOHNSON Fannie Johnson, 83, of Decatur, Georgia, passed April 11, 2018. Funeral Friday at St. Augustine of Hippo, E. St. Louis, IL. Visitation from 10 to 10:50 a.m. followed immediately by the Home-going service at 11 a.m. Burial at 1:15 p.m. Friday at Jefferson...

Russell H. Johnson

Russell H. Johnson

Collinsville, IL

Russell Johnson Russell H. Johnson, 75, of Collinsville, IL, born August 21, 1942, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL. Russ was a retired Vietnam Veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1966. He was...

Clyde W. Jones

Clyde W. Jones

Bethalto, IL

CLYDE JONES Clyde W. Jones, 79, of Bethalto, IL, passed April 16, 2018. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Military rites accorded. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf...

Charles F. Kaemmerer Sr. Obituary (Belleville News-Democrat)
Charles F. Kaemmerer Sr. Obituary (Belleville News-Democrat)

Charles F. Kaemmerer Sr.

Charles F. Kaemmerer Sr.

Belleville, IL

CHARLES KAEMMERER SR. Charles Frederick Kaemmerer Sr., 84, of Belleville, IL, passed April 18, 2018. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial in Lake View Memorial Gardens. Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview...

Daisy A. Leach-Lewis

Daisy A. Leach-Lewis

Godfrey, IL

DAISY LEACH-LEWIS Daisy Allene Diuguid Leach-Lewis, 95, of Godfrey, IL, passed April 18, 2018. Visitation 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial follows at Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home, Alton.

Robert F. Norton

Robert F. Norton

Belleville, IL

Robert Norton Robert F. Norton, 76, of Belleville, IL, born August 8, 1941, in East St. Louis, IL, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. Robert attended Assumption High School, Washington University, and Ranken Technical College. He worked for...

Marcellus L. Obernuefemann

Marcellus L. Obernuefemann

St. Peters, MO

MARCELLUS OBERNUEFEMANN Marcellus L. Obernuefemann, 98, of St. Peters, MO, formerly of Caseyville, IL, passed April 17, 2018. Visitation 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights.

Dennis M. Odom

Dennis M. Odom

Herndon, KY

Dennis Odom Dennis M. Odom, 65, of Herndon, KY, born January 17, 1953 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at his home in Herndon, Kentucky. Dennis served his country faithfully in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was preceded...

Ulysses Pitmon

Ulysses Pitmon

East St. Louis, IL

ULYSSES PITMON Ulysses Pitmon, 83, of East St. Louis, IL, passed away April 14, 2018. Visitation from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Monday followed immediately by the home going service at 11 a.m. Funeral services completed Monday at House of Prayer To All Nations, Washington Park, IL....

Lucille E. "Lucy" Redford

Lucille E. "Lucy" Redford

Edwardsville, IL

LUCILLE REDFORD Lucille E. "Lucy" Redford, 91, of Edwardsville, IL, passed April 17, 2018. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial at Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville. Weber & Rodney Funeral Home,...

Christopher S. Scellin

Christopher S. Scellin

Belleville, IL

Christopher Scellin Christopher Scott Scellin, 42, of Belleville, IL, born May 12, 1975, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Scellin was the owner and operator of King Cleaning Company. He had also worked for Schnuck's Markets and...

Edwin Schrader

Edwin Schrader

Pinckneyville, IL

EDWIN SCHRADER Edwin Schrader, 93, of Pinckneyville, IL, passed April 17, 2018. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and again from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Conant, IL. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial in church...

Bert White

Bert White

East St. Louis, IL

BERT WHITE Bert White, 86, or East St. Louis, IL, passed April 13, 2018. Visitation from 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. Saturday followed by the home going service 3 p.m. Funeral services completed on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial Monday at 10:15 a.m. at Jefferson Barracks...

April 18, 2018

Carol J. Brasel

Carol J. Brasel

O'Fallon, IL

Carol Brasel Carol J. Brasel, nee Marvel, 87, lifelong resident of O'Fallon, Ill., born December 31, 1930, passed away April 15, 2018 at Cedarhurst of Shiloh, with family gathered around. Carol was the church secretary at O'Fallon United Church of Christ for over 30 years....

David J. Brown

David J. Brown

Bethalto, IL

DAVID BROWN David J. Brown, 79, of Bethalto, formerly of Alton, IL, passed April 9, 2018. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Funeral 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will take place in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens. Elias, Kallal and Schaaf...

Norbert T. Buss

Norbert T. Buss

Lively Grove, IL

Norbert Buss Norbert T. Buss, 82, of Lively Grove, IL, born May 16, 1935, in Lively Grove, IL, died Monday April 16, 2018, at his home. Norbert was a retired grain and dairy farmer; member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Lively Grove, IL, and long time trustee of St....

Joan M. Callis

Joan M. Callis

St. Louis, MO

Joan Callis Joan M. Callis, nee, Wegrzyn; age 79, of St. Louis, MO, formerly of Granite City, IL, born on March 20, 1939 in East St. Louis, IL, died on Monday, April 16, 2018 at her residence. Joan participated in local charities and was recently a diva host for Food...

Virginia F. Curtis

Virginia F. Curtis

O'Fallon, IL

Virginia Curtis Virginia Frances Curtis, nee Voellinger, 98, of O'Fallon, formerly of Fairview Heights, Ill., born December 7, 1919 in East St. Louis, Ill., one of 12 children of George and Mary, nee Reiniger, Voellinger, died April 15, 2018, with her family at her...

Kathleen L. Melton

Kathleen L. Melton

Belleville, IL

Kathleen Melton Kathleen Louise Melton (nee Seitz), 77, of Belleville, IL, born, January 31, 1941, passed away, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Kathleen was a jewel to all who knew and loved her. To know her, was to love her. She possessed a compassionate, caring and trustworthy...

Dennis R. Paule

Dennis R. Paule

Belleville, IL

Dennis Paule Dennis Ray Paule, 63, of Belleville, IL, born on December 1, 1954 in Belleville, IL, passed away at 10:05 p.m. on Saturday April 14, 2018, at home with his family by his side. Dennis was a proud United States Air Force Veteran. He was a letter carrier for the...

Margaret A. Platz-Smith

Margaret A. Platz-Smith

Troy, IL

Margaret Platz-Smith Margaret Anna Platz-Smith, 97, of Troy, IL, born October 31, 1920 in O'Fallon, IL, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. Margaret was a long time faithful member of St. Jerome Catholic Church, Troy, IL. She had many...

Christopher S. Scellin

Christopher S. Scellin

Belleville, IL

CHRISTOPHER SCELLIN Christopher Scott Scellin, 42, of Belleville, IL, died Sunday, April 15, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Apostolic Revival Church, 11656 State Route 143, Highland, IL, 62249. George Renner & Sons Funeral Home,...

John H. Stroebel

John H. Stroebel

Tampa, FL

John Stroebel Retired United States Air Force CMSgt John Hugh Stroebel, 92, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Hamilton, OH, born November 15, 1925, in Hamilton, OH, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Cedarhurst Senior Living, Shiloh, IL. Chief Stroebel served 12 years in the U.S. Navy...

Cheryl L. Triefenbach

Cheryl L. Triefenbach

Smithton, IL

Cheryl Triefenbach Cheryl Lynne Triefenbach, nee Walton, 74, of Smithton, IL, formerly of Belleville, IL, born January 10, 1944, in Decatur, IL, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 14, 2018. After graduating from Mendota High School and Illinois State University, Cheryl...

Marvin D. "Bum" Wehrle

Marvin D. "Bum" Wehrle

Trenton, IL

Marvin Wehrle Marvin D. "Bum" Wehrle, 83, of Trenton, born July 28, 1934 in Trenton, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in O'Fallon. Bum previously sold Insurance for Prudential and was the former owner/operator of Wehrle Construction in Trenton. He was...

Betty L. Weiss

Betty L. Weiss

Pocahontas, IL

Betty Weiss Betty L. (nee Hagler) Weiss, 86, of Pocahontas, IL, born January 27, 1932, in Millesburg, IL, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Hitz Memorial Home, Alhambra, IL. After marriage, she worked on the farm milking cows by hand, while raising seven children. She worked...

Anna M. Ziegler

Anna M. Ziegler

Belleville, IL

Anna Ziegler Mrs. Anna M. Ziegler of Belleville, IL, born on April 17, 1925 in Irvington, IL, departed this life at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:35 PM. She had attained the age of 92 years, 11 months and 28 days. Anna was a homemaker...

April 17, 2018

Carol J. Brasel

Carol J. Brasel

O'Fallon, IL

CAROL BRASEL Carol J. Brasel, 87, of O'Fallon, died April 15, 2018. Visitation 10 a.m. Saturday at O'Fallon United Church of Christ. Memorial Service 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial to follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights. Wolfersberger Funeral Home,...

Norbert T. Buss

Norbert T. Buss

Lively Grove, IL

NORBERT BUSS Norbert T. Buss, 82, of Lively Grove, IL, died April 16, 2018. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Lively Grove, IL. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial in St. Anthony's Church Cemetery. Moll Funeral Home,...

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