Eldah Lee Faigle, nee, Thurman, 85, of Cahokia, Ill., born April 1, 1930, in Flat River, Mo., passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Rosewood Care Center, Swansea, Ill.
Eldah was a homemaker, and a member of the First Baptist Church, Dupo, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Elmer Faigle; her parents, Leonard Lee and Esther, nee Dodd, Faigle; her sister, Peggy Lee; and her brother, Jerry Lee.
Surviving are her son, Daniel L. (Joan) Faigle; her daughters, Janice Kay Faigle, and Karen (Ken) Grosskreutz; her grandchildren, Amy (Jason) Solesby, Alicia (Daniel) Lasater, Stefani ((Kevin) Stopler, Joni (Ben) James, and Ryan (Stephanie) Douglas; her great-grandchildren, Chloe, Kaylen, Braden, Tyler, Peyton, Anabelle and Jack.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be made online at: www.lesmanfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Memorial visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at Leesman Funeral Home, Dupo, Ill. Eldah's cremains will be buried with her husband at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Dupo, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 24, 2016