Carl Verges(1936 - 2014)

Carl Verges

Carl R. Verges, 78, of Swansea, Ill., born April 26, 1936, in Belleville, Ill., died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.

Mr. Verges retired as a lab technician from the Stag Brewery in Belleville, Ill., and was a member of the Stag Brewery Retirees Club. He was an avid fisherman and a U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Bernice, nee Ferris, Verges; a brother, Wesley Verges, who died June 17, 2014; a brother-in-law, Harold Miller; and a nephew, Michael Miller.

Surviving are his sister, Gloria Miller of Belleville, Ill.; nieces and nephews, Cheryl (David) Feucht, Kay (Paul) Anderson, Scott Miller, and Gary (Connie) Miller; great-nieces and great-nephews; and great-great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the . Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family of Carl Verges and Wesley Verges from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: A joint funeral service for both Carl and Wesley Verges will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the funeral home with Rev. Cari Frus officiating. Burial of Carl Verges will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.


Funeral Home

George Renner & Sons Funeral Home
120 North Illinois Street Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-5400

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 3, 2014