Thelma H. VanVertloo, age 93, of Edwardsville, Illinois, died at 3:01a.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at her residence.
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She was born on May 16, 1920, the daughter of the late Fred & Marie (Forster) Schwear.
Thelma married Alfred VanVertloo in August of 1948. He preceded her in death on May 22, 1976.
Thelma is survived by one son, David H. VanVertloo & wife Jane of Edwardsville; one daughter, JoAnn Ursprung of Edwardsville; three grandchildren, Jennifer Hoeferlin & husband T.J., Mike VanVertloo, Brian VanVertloo & wife Ann; and three great grandchildren, Liam, Declan, & Killian Hoeferlin.
She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Charles Ursprung.
Thelma was a member of the Leclaire Christian Church in Edwardsville and The Royal Neighbors. She loved traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home in Edwardsville.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at the funeral home with Rev. Shane Taylor officiating.
Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon, Illinois.
The family requests memorials be made to Leclaire Christian Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.
Weber & Rodney Funeral Home
304 N Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Published in Edwardsville Intelligencer from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2014