Gertrude M. Meehan, 92, of Nashville and Millstadt, Ill., born March 9, 1924, in Perry County, Ill., passed away Friday, March 18, 2016, at Washington County Extended Care in Nashville, Ill.
Mrs. Meehan was an accountant and retired from Lincoln, a division of McNeil, St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill. Gertrude enjoyed bowling, traveling, playing cards and time with family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William "Bill" Meehan, whom she married on Aug. 30, 1947; parents, Peter and Amanda, nee Barczewski, Liszewski; brothers, Marion and wife Elizabeth Liszewski of St. Louis, Mo., and Pete and wife Rita Liszewski of Radom, Ill.; sisters, Marle Wilga of Troy, Mo., Pauline and Elizabeth Liszewski of DuBois, Ill.; two brothers-in-law, Ralph Prusacki of DuQuoin, Ill., and Mike Meehan; sister-in-law, Marie Sale; and stepchildren, Robert and Carolyn Meehan.
Surviving are her sister, Dorothy Prusacki of DuQuoin, Ill.; brother, John Liszewski and wife, Geraldine of DuBois, Ill.; brother-in-law, John Wilga of Troy, Mo.; stepson, William Meehan; along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Memorials may be made in the form of Masses and to St. James School in Millstadt, Ill., and will be accepted at Leesman Funeral Home. www.leesmanfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2016 at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2016 at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill., with Monsignor Marvin Volk officiating. Interment will be in Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery in Belleville, Ill.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Millstadt, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 20, 2016