Esther A. Waeltz, nee Menard, 101, of Belleville, Ill., born Sunday, June 28, 1914, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at St. Paul's Home in Belleville, Ill.
Esther was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Ill., a former member of Rob Morris Chapter 98 O.E.S., St. Elizabeth Auxiliary, St. Matthew New Life Club and past president of Demolay Mothers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence W. Waeltz; parents, Louis and Christine, nee Albers, Menard; son, Oliver "Pat" Waeltz; and brothers, Frank Menard and Oliver Menard.
Surviving are her very dear friends, Bob, Mary and Rob Berneking of Belleville, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the St. Matthew United Methodist Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 21, 2016