Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Soehnlins in:
 • Mount Hope Cemetery
 • Belleville
 • St. Clair County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Darvin L. Soehnlin
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Dec. 1, 1919
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 2003
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Darvin L. Soehnlin of Freeburg, Illinois was born on December 1, 1919, in East St. Louis, Illinois, to Henry J. and Ida Mansfield Soehnlin. He was the former owner of the Armourdale Market, in East St. Louis. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the Army, 82nd Airborne, and received the prestigious Bronze Star. He was proud to be the newsletter editor, par excellence, for the Meatcutters, Local 534, retirees club. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Charles, Matthew, Bernard, Harry, and Henry Soehnlin; two sisters, Florence Lorentzen, and Lulu Fabick, and sister-in-law Bernice Enama. He passed away on Friday, February 14, 2003, at Greenwood Terrace Nursing Center, at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lena J. (nee Dour) Soehnlin of Freeburg; sons, Larry (Mary Jane) Soehnlin of Belleville, and Tim Soehnlin of St. Louis; grandchildren Elizabeth (Paul) Kihm, Melissa (Frank) Damann, Christopher (Leslie) Damann, and Benjamin (Mary) Damann; great-grandchildren Austin, Taylor, Kelly, Bailey, and Madison Damann, and nieces and nephews. He was interred at Forever Mt. Hope Cemetery in Belleville, Illinois.

Mount Hope Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.57532, -90.05049
Maintained by: tammy
Originally Created by: Natalia Danesi
Record added: Feb 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17992279
Darvin L. Soehnlin
Added by: Robin
Darvin L. Soehnlin
Cemetery Photo
Added by: FreddieD.
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Lisa Doussard Plegge
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015

- Natalia Danesi
 Added: Mar. 20, 2012

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED