John Brummer(1928 - 2013)

John Brummer

John E. "Jack" Brummer, 85, of East Carondelet, Ill., born March 21, 1928, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Jack worked for the railroad and was a retired terminal manager for CSX. Jack was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 6368 in Dupo, Ill., and Knights of Columbus. He also belonged to the Korean War Vets, Elks Lodge, The Ancient Order of Hibernians, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dupo, Ill.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret "Peggy" Mullen-Brummer; parents, Paul and Mary Ellen, nee Devan, Brummer Sr.; and son, John R. Mullen.

Surviving are his sons, James E. (Diane) Brummer, Stephen P. (Kathy) Brummer, Michael C. Mullen, and Mark T. (Alice) Mullen; daughter, Cynthia G. Brummer; brother, Paul Brummer Jr.; sister, Rosamond "Mickey" Brummer; grandchildren, Mo Mullen, Caroline Mullen, Robert Mullen, Elizabeth Mullen, Jeremy (Megan Rebello) Brummer, Justin Brummer, Anna Marie (John Duhadway) Brummer, and Ryan Brummer; and a great-grandchild, Isabella Brummer.

Memorials may be made to or the . www.dashnerfuneralhome.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Dashner-Leesman Funeral Home in Dupo, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dupo, Ill., with Father Paul Wienhoff officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in Collinsville, Ill.


Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Dec. 6, 2013