Tyler David Muenstermann, 23, of Edwardsville, Ill., formerly of Staunton, Ill., born Aug. 27, 1990, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at 10:06 a.m., in Granite City, Ill.
Tyler was a member a 2008 graduate of Staunton High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society. He played football all four years and was named Best Lineman All Conference and All Area. He was also on the track team in the events of shot-put and discus. Tyler received numerous athletic scholarships to McKendree University where he was a class of 2013 alumni and received a bachelor's of science degree in athletic training, and was a member of Iota Tau Alpha, Alpha Phi Chapter November 2012.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Joan Armstrong Muenstermann.
Surviving are his parents, Anton "Tony" and Gerry Muenstermann of Edwardsville, Ill.; grandparents, Fred Anderson of Sawyerville, Ill., and Guynelle Anderson of Staunton, Ill.; brothers, Jeremy Mark Streeb (Kerri Locke) of Pleasant View, Tenn., Anton "T.J." Mark Muenstermann Jr. of Virden, Ill., Michael Anthony Cerentano Jr. (Megan Powell Cerentano) of Glen Carbon, Ill., Ryan Nolan Cerentano (Amanda Bohler) of Alton, Mo., and Brent Lee Muenstermann of Collinsville, Ill.; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; and great aunt, Mary Bruce of Speedway, Ind.
Memorials are suggested to a trust fund in memory of Tyler Muenstermann at First National Bank, Staunton, Ill. To sign the guestbook or leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.williamsonfh.com.
Visitation: The family will greet friends from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Staunton, Ill.
Funeral: Memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Staunton, Ill., with Rev. Debbie Jo Atkins officiating. Cremation will be held.
WILLIAMSON FUNERAL HOME, Staunton, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 30, 2014