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Amy J. Pope

Amy J. Pope

Amy Jean Pope, nee Reinhardt, 72, of Freeburg, IL, born October 17, 1949, in Belleville, IL, passed away on Sunday April 17, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Pope was a radiology transcriber.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Walter William and Louise (Eicker) Reinhardt, Jr. and her beloved husband – Lanny D. Pope, whom she married on June 18, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, MO and who passed away on May 14, 2000, and by her uncle – Ron Karber.

Amy is survived by her son – Jason (Andrea) Pope of Parkville, MO, two brothers – Mark J (Dawn) Reinhardt of Columbus, MT and Eric (JoAnn) Reinhardt of Marissa, IL, one aunt – Marilyn Karber of New Athens, IL, two nieces – Paula (Joe) Swierczek of Columbia, IL and Renee (Charles) Turner of Naperville, IL and three grandchildren – Jacob, Alexandra and Jack Pope. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation: Friends and family will be gathering from 5 – 7 p.m. on Friday April 22, 2022, at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.

Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 23, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Freeburg, IL with Rev. Robert Koch officiating.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

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  1. Lynne Schneided says:

    Mark and Eric and families I am so sorry for the loss of your sister.

    • Mark Reinhardt says:

      Thanks Lynne! It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen you! I hope you’re doing ok. I believe you were in the same class with Amy. I’m doing ok, living in Montana now in a yurt! It’s beautiful country! Take
      care my friend. Oh, I know you’ll love this! My 14 year old granddaughter was wearing my Chameleon t- shirt to school one day! Can you believe we still have it? How many years ago was that?😁 Gotta love it, right? Take care my friend! I see D every once in awhile too!

  2. Alice Waeltz says:

    So sorry to hear this, we were friends with Walter andLouise for many yrs. I remember Amy and her brothers when they were growing, my prayers for all!

  3. Jeff and Mary (Reinhardt) Idecker says:

    Our deepest sympathy to all. Amy was a very nice lady and will be missed by many.

  4. Southeast Elementary says:

    The Pope family- we want you to know that the entire Southeast Staff has your family in our thoughts and/or prayers. The loss of a loved one is so hard and we are here to help in your time of need.

  5. Suzanne Houston Brown says:

    Mark and Family,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your sister.

  6. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Pope, Reinhardt, and Karber families and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

  7. Susie and Keith Owen says:

    Jason and family,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. Many good memories we have when you all lived behind us! Blessings and prayers to you and your family.

    Susie and Keith Owen

  8. Mary Jo says:

    Eric, Mark and family-
    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your sister Amy. I know she left you with warm family memories to make you smile. With you in spirit.
    Larry and Mary Jo

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  1. Eric, Mark and family-
    So very sorry to hear of the loss of your sister Amy. I know she left you with warm family memories to make you smile. With you in spirit.
    Larry and Mary Jo

    Reply
  2. Jason and family,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. Many good memories we have when you all lived behind us! Blessings and prayers to you and your family.

    Susie and Keith Owen

    Reply
  3. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Pope, Reinhardt, and Karber families and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

    Reply
  4. Mark and Family,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your sister.

    Reply
  5. The Pope family- we want you to know that the entire Southeast Staff has your family in our thoughts and/or prayers. The loss of a loved one is so hard and we are here to help in your time of need.

    Reply
  6. Our deepest sympathy to all. Amy was a very nice lady and will be missed by many.

    Reply
  7. So sorry to hear this, we were friends with Walter andLouise for many yrs. I remember Amy and her brothers when they were growing, my prayers for all!

    Reply
  8. Mark and Eric and families I am so sorry for the loss of your sister.

    Reply
    • Thanks Lynne! It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen you! I hope you’re doing ok. I believe you were in the same class with Amy. I’m doing ok, living in Montana now in a yurt! It’s beautiful country! Take
      care my friend. Oh, I know you’ll love this! My 14 year old granddaughter was wearing my Chameleon t- shirt to school one day! Can you believe we still have it? How many years ago was that?😁 Gotta love it, right? Take care my friend! I see D every once in awhile too!

      Reply

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