Lisette VanGele-Peeters (1919 - 2014)

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Van Gele-Peeters

Lisette Van Gele-Peeters, 95, of Swansea, Ill., born Sept. 2, 1918, in Halle, Belgium, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Mar-Ka Community Care Center, Mascoutah, Ill.

Lisette was preceded in death by her husband, Auguste Peeters, whom she married on March 21, 1939; parents, Albert and Berthe, nee Nachtergael, Van Gele; a sister, Mariette Vandervondelen; a brother, Freddy Peters; and a son-in-law, Dr. Julius Clyne.

Surviving are her daughter, Viviane B. Clyne of Swansea, Ill.; two granddaughters, Nathalie M. Clyne of Kingman, Ariz., and Ilona K. (Michael S.) Cowulich of Swansea, Ill.; two great-grandchildren, Christian M. Cowulich and Lauren A. Cowulich, both of Swansea, Ill.; a sister-in-law of Brussels, Belgium; nieces and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral: A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Kenneth York officiating.

Funeral Home
George Renner & Sons Funeral Home
120 North Illinois Street Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 233-5400
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Feb. 12, 2014