Irene C. Horstmann, 95, of Damiansville, Ill., born Oct. 12, 1918, in Damiansville, Ill., died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese, Ill.
Irene retired from productions at McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, Mo., and was a member of St. Damian's Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Damiansville, Ill. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her entire family, especially at Christmas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry C. and Helen, nee Olliges, Horstmann; two sisters, Loretta Heimann and Honora Heimann; two brothers, Leander "Lindy" Horstmann and Elmer Horstmann; two brothers-in-law, Joseph Heimann and Louis Heimann; two sisters-in-law, Helen Horstmann and Virginia Horstmann; three nieces, Norma Ottensmeier, Marlene Carmack, and Audrey Kolar; and two nephews, Kenneth Horstmann and Lester Heimann.
Surviving are a brother, Clarence "Clem" Horstmann of Breese, Ill.; a sister-in-law, Florence Horstmann of Damiansville, Ill.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews.
Memorials can be made to St. Damian's Catholic Church or to the
and will be received at Moss Funeral Home, Breese, Ill., and St. Damian's Catholic Church, Damiansville, Ill. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to www.mossfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Moss Funeral Home, Germantown, Ill., and from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at St. Damian's Catholic Church, Damiansville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, at St. Damian's Catholic Church, Damiansville, Ill., with Father Gene Neff officiating. Interment will follow in St. Damian's Cemetery, Damiansville, Ill.
MOSS FUNERAL HOME, Germantown, Ill.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th Street Breese, IL 62230
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 6, 2014