Alberta M. Suhre, 99, of Granite City, Ill., born June 21, 1916, in Worden, Ill., passed away at 6:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon, Ill.
Alberta loved her days growing up on the farm and returning to help her siblings back on the homestead for many years. She was a childhood member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Worden and later attended St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ in Granite City for 50 years. She enjoyed her days of crocheting, knitting, baking and early days of bowling.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Otto F. Suhre, whom she married on July 24, 1943, and who died May 29, 2007; her parents, Ernst and Mary Brandt; two brothers, Julius and Albert Brandt; and a sister, Rhoda Brandt.
Surviving are a nephew, Terry (Carol) Suhre of Granite City; two nieces, Kay Gieszelmann of Edwardsville and Diane Riddens of Worden; and other extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ. Irwin Chapel of Granite City in charge of arrangements. www.irwinchapel.com
Visitation: In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ, 2103 Cleveland Blvd., Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the church with Reverend Levering Reynolds officiating. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Alhambra, Ill.
IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 21, 2016