Joseph Michael Hummel, 84, of Troy, Ill., born June 22, 1932 in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Hummel served in the U. S. Marine Corps. He retired in 1994 as a chemical salesman from Betz-Dearborn in St. Louis, Mo.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph M. and Florence M., nee Gilmartin, Hummel; son, Donald R. Hummel; daughter, Pamela J., nee Hummel, Brookhart; sister, Viola M. West; and brother, Charles H. Hummel.
Surviving are his three children, Carl M. Hummel of Ferguson, Mo., Christine M. King of Orlando, Fla. and Lynn M. (Roy) Schlagel of Brighton, Colo.; two brothers, Paul M. Hummel of Polk City, Fla. and David E. Hummel of Milan, Mich.; sister, Theresa M. Bloss of Fairview Heights, Ill.; six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and his former wife of 43 years, Karen L., nee Gabel, Hummel of St. Louis, Mo.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the American Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be expressed at www.acfuneral.com.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Peace Chapel at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Belleville, IL. Father John Beveridge will officiate.
ALLAN & CIUFERI FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 22, 2016