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Gene R. Schwoebel

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Gene R. Schwoebel Obituary
Gene Schwoebel

Gene R. Schwoebel, 86, of Belleville, Illinois, born Wednesday, September 21, 1931, in Belleville, Illinois, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Four Fountains Convalescent Center in Belleville, Illinois.

Gene worked as a Welder for Union Electric - Ameren. He was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church Belleville, Illinois and I.U.O.E. Local 148. He loved working in his yard and mall walking.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry C. and Frances nee Merrill, Schwoebel; first wife, Rose M. Schwoebel; two sisters, Marlys V. Lehr, and Dolores Kinder.

Surviving are his wife, Lois A., nee Potter, Schwoebel of Belleville, IL; children, Gary (Lynn) Schwoebel of Belleville, IL, David (Michelle) Schwoebel of Glen Allen, VA, Michael (Karen) Schwoebel of Belleville, IL, Greg Rodewald of Alton, IL, Brother, Henry (Betty) Schwoebel of Alexandria, VA; six grandchildren, Brittany (Matt) Fennell, Ashley (Chris) Rogers, Courtney Schwoebel, Paige Schwoebel, Kalynn Schwoebel, and Jacob Rodewald; two great-grandchildren, Ava Hutchinson, and Logan Fennell.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew United Methodist Church or Donor's Choice. Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.

Visitation: Visitation from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Illinois, and from 9:00 am - 10:00 am Thursday, December 28, 2017 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, December 28, 2017 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, with Rev. James Slone officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Dec. 20, 2017
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