Milfred R. "Mel" Shadwick, 81, of Collinsville, Ill., born Dec. 25, 1932, in Troy, Ill., died at 7:40 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Glen Carbon, Ill.
Mr. Shadwick had retired from Boeing. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville, Ill., and enjoyed bowling on the Holy Cross Church League. He was also a member of the Collinsville American Legion and worked at their fish fry for many years. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.
Mel was preceded in death by his wife, Betty, nee Fedder, Shadwick, whom he married on Jan. 21,1961; parents, Joseph and Idell, nee Ditmer, Shadwick; and two brothers, Donald and Armin Shadwick.
Surviving are his children, Renee (Doug) Delashmit, David (Lieda) Shadwick and Denise (Dennis) Campbell, all of Collinsville, Ill.; his grand children, Victoria, Tiffany, Ashley, Branden and Bryan; brother, Ray (Glory) Shadwick of Edwardsville, Ill. sisters-in-law, Charmaine Shadwick and Hilda Shadwick; also many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post No. 365 of Collinsville, Ill., or Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.herrfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Collinsville, Ill. Interment in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Herr Funeral Home
501 West Main St. Collinsville, IL 62234
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 28, 2014