Giordan E. "Bud" Erspamer, 90, of Edwardsville, Ill., born Feb. 15, 1926, in Edwardsville, Ill., died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Troy, Ill.
Bud was a member of the Catholic church, Knights of Columbus Council 1143, Edwardsville, Ill., regional director and board member of Edwardsville Chapter of the Illinois Wildlife Federation. He was a life member of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, and had also been very active in the past as a scout master, serving several different troops in the area. He enjoyed his Friday afternoon lunches and visiting at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Edwardsville, Ill., spending time at the Edwardsville Community Center, and being a part of the Romeo's.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marco Giordan and Ida, nee Bradley, Erspamer; and two sisters, Matilda "Tillie" Nagel, and Mary Agles.
Surviving are his children, Dale G. (Mona Callis) Erspamer of Troy, Ill., Greg S. (Linda K.) Erspamer of Edwardsville, Ill., and Linda (Michael) Trebing of Wayne, Pa.; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Edwardsville Sportsmman Club, or Eden United Church of Christ, Edwardsville, Ill. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at: www.Richesonfh.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the funeral home with Pastor John Roberts officiating. Burial in Sunset Hills Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Ill.
RICHESON FUNERAL HOME, Troy, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 24, 2016