Stephen Selders, 62, of Cahokia, Ill., born April 9, 1952, in Rolla, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Touchette Regional Hospital, Centreville, Ill.
Mr. Selders was employed as an Air Frame and Power Plant Mechanic for Mid Coast Aviation. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He attended Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Margaret Selders; and a granddaughter, Piper Marie Hinson.
Surviving are his wife, Rita, nee Brooks, Selders; his children, Kaye Medina of Highland, Ill., Heather (Jeff Hinson) Selders of Fairview Heights, Ill., Stephen Selders of Mascoutah, Ill., Jeremy Selders of Fairview Heights, Ill., Christina (Jordan) Rud of Mascoutah, Ill., Paul Johnson of Cahokia, Ill., and Kevin Johnson of Belleville, Ill.; a sister, Kathy Fast of Arvada, Colo.; three brothers, Tommy Selders of Lewisville, Texas, Danny Selders of Lewisville, Texas, and Vincent (Debbie) of Arnold, Mo.; and grandchildren, Chad, Katelyn, Lauren and Ashlyn Medina, amd Johnathan and Josephine Rud. He was a dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children Cancer Center.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2104, at Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia, Ill. A prayer service will be held at 5 p.m. Monday.
Funeral: Funeral procession to leave at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, April; 29, 2014, from Braun Colonial Funeral Home, Cahokia, Ill., to Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill., for a 10 a.m. Mass with Father Paul Wienhoff officiating. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
BRAUN COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Cahokia, Ill.
Braun Colonial Funeral Home
3701 Falling Springs Rd Cahokia, IL 62206
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 27, 2014