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 Clarence L. Bud Voellinger

Clarence L. "Bud" Voellinger

Death 15 Dec 2007 (aged 82)
Burial Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 23444828 · View Source
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Obituary: Belleville News-DEmocrat

Clarence L. "Bud" Voellinger, 82, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Nov. 29, 1925, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at his residence surrounded by the love and support of his family and friends.

Mr. Voellinger was a previous employee of Locke Stove Company and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fairview Heights, Ill. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Knights of Columbus and the Swansea Improvement Association in which he was an avid corkball player and league commissioner.

He served in the U.S. Army, Infantry Division in World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 22 years, Lois, nee Whitman, Voellinger; his parents, George and Mary, nee Reiniger; a daughter, Cynthia Soucy; a granddaughter, Ashley Wocel; four brothers, Elmer (Wanda) Voellinger, John (Mary) Voellinger, Robert (Martha) Voellinger and Herman (Betty) Voellinger; three sisters, Dorothy (Harold) Heins, Lucille (Willis) Konegni and Vera (Leslie "Bud") Shelledy, a brother-in-law, Henry Curtis and three infant sisters, Mary, Claretta and Clarita.

Surviving are his six children, daughters, Claire (Jeff) Donato of Belleville, Ill., Anjie (Doug) Wocel of O'Fallon, Ill., Cheryl (Michael) Kuehn of O'Fallon, Ill., Connie Soucy (Ray Uzeta) of San Diego, Calif., and Karen Barrett of Champaign, Ill.; and a son, George S. (Cathy) Soucy of Waterloo, Ill.; his grandchildren, Alissa and Julia Donato, Kyle, Kameron and Konner Wocel, Tyler, Michael and Michelle Kuehn, Shauna Uzeta, Michael Barrett and Melanie Hesterburg, Kekura Cargbo, Cherinor Robinson, Marques Robinson, Deseree' Cole, and Biacca Soucy-Grady; and ninegreat-grandchildren. Also surviving, a loving and dear sister, Virginia Curtis of Fairview Heights, Ill.

Bud was a wonderful father, papa, and friend, he was loved by many and will be terribly missed.

In lieu of flowers, the family strongly prefers memorials to be made to Family Hospice of Belleville, Ill., 5110 W. Main Street, Belleville, Ill., 62226 or Swansea Improvement Association Corkball League Trust, in care of Scott Credit Union, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Funeral: A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 505 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Monsignor Don Eichenseer and Father Ray Schultz officiating.

Interment will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Reiss Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill.





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