Cletus Edward Kreher, 85, of Waterloo, Ill., formerly of New Athens, Ill., born Feb. 11, 1929, in Paderborn, Ill., passed away Friday, June 27, 2014, in Belleville, Ill.
Mr. Kreher was a member of St. Augustine Church in Hecker, Ill. He retired from Operating Engineers 520 and was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his daughters, Diane Kreher and MaryAnn Kreher; his parents, Emerich and Caroline, nee Klein, Kreher; and brothers and sisters, Dominic, Gertie, Alfrieda and Anthony.
Surviving are his wife, Verena Kreher, nee Mueth; children, Clete (Monna) Kreher, Jim (Jan) Kreher, Alice (Richard) Stoops, Ivan (Kerry) Kreher, Carl (Shawn) Kreher and Ruben (Dawn) Kreher; grandchildren, Dan (Becky), Ryan (Elizabeth), Adrian, Rachel, Megan (Cody), Malia (Steven), Justin, Michael, Adam, Jonathan, Nicole and Nathan; and sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials to Masses or Family Hospice. www.quernheimfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Augustine Church, Hecker, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Augustine Church, with Father Von Deeke officiating. Burial will be at St. Augustine Cemetery, Hecker, Ill.
QUERNHEIM FUNERAL HOME, Waterloo, Ill.
Quernheim Funeral Home
800 South Market Street Waterloo, IL 62298
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 29, 2014