Bernadine Marie Katich Mueth, 66, of Mascoutah, Ill., born June 21, 1950, in Litchfield, Ill., died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Mueth was retired after having been a high school English teacher for Chester High School and Mascoutah High School. Bernadine was a member of the Mascoutah Education Association and National Education Association. She enjoyed family, swimming, gardening, home improvements and going to the beach. Bernadine gave Mike projects to stay out of trouble.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph R. and Alma M., nee East, Katich.
Surviving are her husband, Michael Mueth, whom she married on Aug. 21, 1986, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Mascoutah, Ill.; children, Audra L. Kelly (Chance) Zobrist of Highland, Ill., Amy Kelly-Wysocki of Troy, Ill., and Jenna Mueth (Scott) Reichert of Waterloo, Ill.; stepdaughter, Christen Mueth of Fredericksburg, Va.; grandchildren, Gage Wysocki, Cole Wysocki, Liv Wysocki, Tyler Zobrist, and Trevor Zobrist; sister, Beverly Katich (William) Klaus of Carlinville, Ill.; and nephew, Jeff (Rachel) and their two children, Clover and Korbin.
Memorials are suggested to Clinton County Humane Society or the donor's choice. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, Ill.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, Ill.
KRAVANYA FUNERAL HOME, Gillespie, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 14, 2016