Blanche T. Eisele, nee Zabawa, 92, of Collinsville, Ill., born on January 15, 1924 in Washington Park, Ill., died on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Edwardsville Nursing and Rehab Center, Edwardsville, Ill.
Mrs. Eisele was a graduate of St. Teresa's Academy, East St. Louis, Ill. She retired as a surgical appliance technician for Eisele Pharmacy in East St. Louis, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Justin St. Clair Eisele; her parents, Walter and Anna, nee Klimas, Zabawa; her brother, Leo Zabawa; and her three sisters, Helen Eisele, Frances Burns, and Loretta Thomas.
Surviving are her seven children, Linda (Greg) Eisele-Hlubocky of Edwardsville, Ill., Carol (Pete) Eisele-Irvin of O'Fallon, Ill., Deborah Schneider of Belleville, Ill., Patricia Eisele of O'Fallon, Ill., Pamela Eisele of O'Fallon, Ill., Dennis Eisele of Collinsville, Ill., and Robert Eisele of Collinsville, Ill.; her grandson, Michael Ragsdale; and her great-grandson, Cooper Ragsdale.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or Edwardsville Nursing and Rehab. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in the Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Father Clyde Grogan officiating. Interment will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 6, 2016