Christine, nee Schotel, Verschuyl, 85, of Granite City, Ill., born Feb. 8, 1931, in Subang, Indonesia, died Thursday , July 28, 2016, at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, Ill.
Mrs. Verschuyl was a homemaker, a member of Niedringhaus United Methodist Church, Granite City, Ill., and the Netherlands Society of St. Louis, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jan Christiaan and Pinaa Schotel; and sister, Wilhelmia Koch.
Surviving are her husband, Wilhelm Verschuyl of Granite City, Ill.; son, Johannes Christiaan, (Leslie) Verschuyl of Granite City, Ill.; and daughters, Patricia (Joseph) Todd of Highland, Ill., and Margaret (Kevin) Ogle of Edwardsville, Ill.; eight grandchildren, Erika (Chris Hackmann) Todd-Baptist, Gregory Ballew (Christine Washburn) Todd, Christina Paige Todd, William Earl (Azadeh Bloorchian-Akhavan) Verschuyl, Samuel
John (Brandy Salzman) Verschuyl, Christiaan Michael Verschuyl. SGT. U. S. Army, Isabel Ogle, and Kyle Marie Ogle; three great-grandchildren, Nevaeh Todd, Rhyan Baptist and Beckett Baptist; and a brother, Willem Schotel of Breda, Netherlands.
Memorials may be made to a charity of donor's choice, and accepted at the funeral home.
Memorial Gathering: A Celebration of Christine's life will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2016, at Elks Lodge 1063, at 4801 Maryville Rd., Granite City, Ill.
Service: Private Memorial and Innurnment services will be held at St. John Cemetery, Granite City, Ill.
DAVIS FUNERAL HOME
Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 3, 2016