Anthony Greten (1926 - 2013)

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Anthony Greten

Anthony G. Greten, 87, of Lively Grove, Ill., born July 17, 1926, in Lively Grove Township, Ill., died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Kindred Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.

Anthony was a retired civil service heavy equipment operator and retired farmer. He was a lifetime member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Lively Grove, Ill., and a U.S. World War II Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Theresa, nee Buss, Greten; two sisters, Josephine Schmersahl and Marie Behrman; and two brothers, Leo and Joseph Greten.

Surviving are four brothers, Urban (Mary Ann) Greten of St. Libory, Ill., Gilbert Greten of New Athens, Ill., Lambert (Carolyn) Greten of Fairview Heights, Ill., and Jerome (Pat) Greten of Marissa, Ill.; a sister, Rita Pour of New Athens, Ill.; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the or or in the form of Masses. Condolences can be expressed by visiting

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at the Moll Funeral Home in St. Libory, Ill. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Funeral: A funeral Mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Lively Grove, Ill., with Father Paul Nwanegbo officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery, Lively Grove, Ill.

Funeral Home
Moll Funeral Home - St. Libory
729 Sparta Street  St. Libory, IL 62282
(618) 768-4375
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 7, 2013
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