Teresa Markus, nee Bugger, 88, formerly of Belleville, Ill., born April 6, 1925, in Belleville, Ill., died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Rosewood Care Center, Edwardsville, Ill.
Mrs. Markus was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill. She loved to golf and bowl, and she enjoyed playing cards with her friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Victor G. Markus, whom she married May 18, 1949, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill., and who died Dec. 16, 1996; her parents, Otto F. and Caroline, nee Hausmann, Bugger; a sister, Zerita "Skip" (Ralph) Gildig; and two brothers, Otto Bugger Jr., and Clifford Bugger.
Surviving are six children, David (Ann) Markus of Kansas City, Mo., Dan (Sally) Markus of Jacksonville, Fla., Don (Diana) Markus of Edwardsville, Ill., Nancy (Jeff) Thon of Penfield, N.Y., Linda (Jay) Van Alstine of St. Charles, Mo., and Susan (Yates) Coulter of Santa Fe, N.M.; 12 grandchildren, Katie and Abby Markus, Samantha and Kimberly Markus, Shelby and Derek Markus, Joe, Mike, and Emily Thon, Danny and Christy Van Alstine, and Holly (Liam) Cunningham; a sister, Phyllis Orlet of Belleville, Ill; also by nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the
. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. A recitation of the rosary will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, at the funeral home.
Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, for a noon Mass of Christian burial at St. Henry's Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Kenneth York officiating. Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
GEORGE RENNER & SONS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
George Renner & Sons Funeral Home
120 North Illinois Street Belleville, IL 62220
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Mar. 18, 2014