|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1925|
|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2010|
St. Clair County
Obit: BND: 13 Feb 2010
Aurelia R. Alberter-Eversmeyer, nee Mueth, 84, of Millstadt, Ill., born June 25, 1925, in Hecker, Ill., died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Aurelia and her husband Richard started the West End Tavern in 1954. After Richards death in 1972, Aurelia ran the tavern and the famous West End Fish Stand by herself with help from her family, Bing, Nancy, Allen and Gary and also help from other family members and friends. She retired on June 30, 1990, leaving her son, Dennis "Bing" and his wife Marilyn to take over.
Aurelia was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill. She was a life long member of the St. James Sodality, a volunteer for many church and school functions, a member of the 50 and over club, American Legion Post 502 Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 7980 Ladies Auxiliary and received the 25 year appreciation award from the post in 1994. She was a life member and vice president of the Illinois Retail Liquor Association, charter member of the Ursuline Sisters Auxiliary of Belleville, Ill., since 1954, and life time member of the Smithton Turner Auxiliary. She was the first lady to be inducted into the Mon-Clair Hall of Fame in 2000. She was the blood bank chairman for 38 years. She received many awards for 20, 25 and 30 years of service as well as many other awards. She received the Volunteer Service Award from the American Red Cross in April of 1998 at the Junior League of St. Louis, the Lights Over St. Louis Award and the Dedicated Community Service award from the Bluff Grange in 1994. She also received the Outstanding Community Award from the VFW at the State Convention in Chicago in June of 1998, she was a life member and active in the Tavern Owners Association.
She was preceded in death by first husband, Richard Alberter whom she married on May 21, 1946, at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill., Richard passed away Dec. 16, 1972. Five years later she married her second husband, Carson "Corky" Eversmeyer, who passed away seven months later. Also preceding her in death are her parents, Joseph and Anna, nee Becker, Mueth; her son, Dennis "Bing" Alberter; son-in-law, Dennis "Doc" Marlen; granddaughter, Jodi Ann Alberter; great-granddaughter, Sadie Ann Haag; brothers, Arthur, Henery, Herbert, Cletus, Emil and Raymond; and a sister, Marcella in infancy.
Surviving are her daughter, Nancy Marlen; her sons, Allen (Jane) Alberter and Gary Alberter; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Alberter; grandchildren, Michael Marlen, Lori (Matt) Haag, Mandy (Mike) Capell, Blake Alberter, Brett Alberter and Jen Wyatt, Eric, Ryan, A.J Alberter and Alex Alberter; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Molly Haag, Claire and Cole Marlen, Lilly Grace and Lainey Mae Capell, and Colton Alberter; sister, Luella (George) Toenjes Jr.; brothers, Sylvester "Tuffy" Mueth and Erwin "Tooti" Mueth; sister-in-law, Almira Mueth; step-children, Glenda Lowell, Cindy (Butch) Bertlesman and Gary Eversmeyer; step grandchildren, Kara (Cory) Osburn, Emily Bertlesman, Kristin (Angie) Bertlesman, Brianne (Chad) Ricks, and Aaron (Lindsey) Eversmeyer; step-great-grandchildren, Yale Eversmeyer, Seith Wagner, Peyton Bertlesman and Gryfin Eversmeyer. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to the family to be used according to Aurelia's wishes. www.straussfuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at Strauss-Leesman Funeral Home in Millstadt, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, Ill., with Father Marvin Volk, officiating.
Burial will be in St. James Catholic Cemetery in Millstadt, Ill.
STRAUSS-LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME,
Published in Belleville News-Democrat
from February 12 to February 13, 2010
Joseph Mueth (1886 - 1975)
Anna Becker Mueth (1892 - 1963)
Henry August Mueth (1913 - 2007)*
Herbert W. Mueth (1915 - 1988)*
Cletus John Mueth (1918 - 2006)*
Emil L. Mueth (1920 - 1993)*
Luella Anna Mueth Toenjes (1923 - 2013)*
Aurelia R. Mueth Alberter-Eversmeyer (1925 - 2010)
Erwin Mueth (1932 - 2010)*
Saint James Catholic Cemetery
St. Clair County
Created by: LPotter
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48072364
Added: Sep. 1, 2011
Added: Feb. 13, 2010
Rest in Peace.|
Added: Feb. 13, 2010