David Lee Eschenfelder, 80, of Belleville, Ill., born March 13, 1936, in Belleville, Ill., died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Mr. Eschenfelder worked as an auto mechanic before his retirement, and was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Carrie, nee Springer, Eschenfelder; a brother, Donald Eschenfelder; and a sister, Nadine (Ronald) Born.
Surviving are six children, David (Karen) Eschenfelder, Daniel (Paula) Eschenfelder, Gerald (Tammy) Eschenfelder, Julie (Milton) Coley, Sheila (Larry) Bulger, and Kelly (David) Ramsey; a brother, Bernard (Sheila) Eschenfelder; a sister, Donna (Gene) Eschenfelder-Harris; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the
or to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. Burial with military honors will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 11, 2016