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Blanche Schmierbach

Blanche Schmierbach

Blanche Lucinda Julia, nee Reuss, Schmierbach, 97, of Marissa, IL, born November 28, 1923 in Johannesburg TWP, IL, passed away on Thursday January 21, 2021 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL.

Mrs. Schmierbach was preceded in death by her parents; Conrad and Jenny “Pearl” (Frieman) Reuss, her husband; Milton Peter Schmierbach, whom she married in St. Clair County on April 29,1944, and who passed away on October 30, 2020 and two sisters; Arvilla Lehman and LaJune Fulton.

Blanche is survived by her 3 sons; M. Paul (Jeanine) Schmierbach of Strawberry Plains, TN, Merle R. (Jeanne) Schmierbach of Marissa, IL and Loren N. (Lynn) Schmierbach of Sparta, IL, 1 brother; Elden Reuss of Marissa, IL, 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Memorials: May be made to Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL or Heartland Hospice in Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral: Graveside services will be observed at 11 a.m. on Tuesday January 26, 2021 at Marissa TWP Cemetery in Marissa, IL

Arrangements handled by Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL.

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  1. Don and Dorothy Bollmeier says:

    We extend our sympathy to Blanche’s family. She was a very sweet lady.

  2. Patrick Beck says:

    A rich life…rest in peace…

  3. Betty and Glenn McCoy says:

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  4. Butch and Rosann Amann says:

    Sincere sympathy and many prayers for her family and friends. Blanche was always such a pleasant lady .

  5. Pamela Sinn Hargan says:

    Blanche was always such a sweet and kind lady. I am so sorry for the family’s loss. She is reunited with her precious soulmate again; Milton. And she is home with her Father in Heaven. Thoughts and prayers with you all. Much love.

  6. Sherri Wildt says:

    Our deepest sympathy to all of the family. Blanche was a beautiful lady – inside and out. I loved when we talked – she was a listener and one who cared. May your memories of your father and mother give you comfort and peace. Ken and Sherri Wildt

  7. Sharon Young says:

    I am so sorry,your mom and dad were both such sweet and kind people…My God be with you all.

  8. Barb and John Sahrhage says:

    Lynn and Loren and family sorry of your loss prayers for all of you.

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