|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1892|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1957|
Mrs. Bessie Biggs Bantel, 64, died at St. Andrew's Hospital last week after an extended illness.
Born at DuQuoin, she had resided here the past 25 years.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Order of Eastern Star, Rebeccah Lodge, War Mothers, Garden Club, Auxiliaries of the American Legion and V.F.W. White Shrine and Royal Neighbors.
Surviving are her husband Ernest A. Bantel; three daughters, Mrs. Homer Jenkins of Murphysboro, Mrs. Lavern Williams of Litchfield, and Mrs. Gilbert Ragsdale of Vandalia; four sons, George of Carbondale, Robert of St. Louis, Ray of Metropolis and Morris of Carbondale; 11 grandchildren and six brothers.
Souce: Unidentified obituary dated April 18, 1957 on file at the Jackson County Historical Society
Earnest August Bantel (1889 - 1976)
George Marion Bantel (1918 - 1976)*
Morris Dean Bantel (1926 - 1973)*
Pleasant Grove Memorial Park
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Record added: Feb 27, 2013
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