William H Luebbers

William H Luebbers

East Saint Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Aug 2007 (aged 83)
Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Plot Garden of The good Shepherd 22, A-1
Memorial ID 22090011 · View Source
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Obituary: 31 Aug 2007
Belleville News Democrat
Belleville, IL

William "Bill" H. Luebbers, 83, of Caseyville, IL, born May 8, 1924, in East St Louis, IL, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at Memorial Convalescent Center, Belleville, IL.

Bill was the former mayor of Caseyville for four years and a village trustee for 17 years.

He retired as a switchman and yard master from Illinois Central Railroad. Bill was an Army World War II veteran and "Flying Tiger". He was a member of St Peter Lutheran Church, a past member of Caseyville Fire Dept., past Post Commander and a member of Caseyville VFW Post 1117.

He was preceded in death by is wife, Shirley, nee Billner, Luebbers whom he married Oct. 16, 1948; and his parents, Ben and Francis Mae, nee White, Luebbers.

Surviving are his daughter, Kay(Greg)Smith of Hoffmann Estates, IL; a son, Kent Luebbers of Caseyville, IL; two brothers, James Luebbers of Collinsville, IL, and Ben Luebbers, Jr., of Marissa, IL; a sister, Doris Lonski of Caseyville, IL; a special cousin, Royd Benyr of Collinsville, IL; and grandchildren, Joshua and Onaliesa Luebbers and Alexis Smith.

Memorials may be made to Adult Day Care-St John UCC.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, aug 31, 2007, at Herr Funeral Home, Caseyville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, sept. 1, 2007, at St Peter Lutheran Church, Caseyville, IL, with Rev. Jonathan Winterfeldt officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

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