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Edmund Misselhorn

Edmund Misselhorn


Edmund “Scotty” Misselhorn, 94, of Sparta, IL; born on October 27, 1925 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in the Coulterville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Coulterville, IL.

Edmund served in the United States Navy and was a member of the Sparta VFW. He owned Sparta Suzuki, Sparta Taxi Cab Service and City Service. He also worked at Sparta Printing for most of his life. Edmund enjoyed woodworking and building different things. He coached baseball in Khoury League and was a Scout Leader for the Boy Scouts.

Edmund was preceded in death by his Wife – Carlene (Petty) Misselhorn. Parents – August and Marie (Draves) Misselhorn. Sister – Norma Condon.

He is survived by Three Children – Carol (Sonny) Smith of Coulterville, IL; David Lee (Sheila) Misselhorn of Dupo, IL; Bob (Martha) Misselhorn of Coulterville, IL. Five Grandchildren – Lori Rettinger, Paul Misselhorn, Paige Misselhorn, Jenny (Seth) McDowell and Megan (Matt) Timmermann. Five Great Grandchildren – Ashley Davis, Lucy McDowell, Letty McDowell, Alexa Timmermann and Cody Timmermann. Two Great Great Grandchildren – Mylee Garlich and Gannon Davis.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Funeral: Due to restrictions that are in place during the COVID-19 outbreak, a private service will be held for the family.

Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Cathie Raney says:

    My deep sympathy to your families. John had a lot of respect for Scotty and Leon has lost his best buddy. God bless you all.

  2. Larry Vancil says:

    Thank you Scotty for your friendship. I will always remember your patience and kindness both at WCP and around town. God Bless the Misselhorn family.

  3. Jennifer Sorg says:

    Dear Dave, Sheila, and family,
    My sincere condolences on the passing of Dave’s father. It’s clear from Scotty’s obituary that he was a remarkable man. Sending love to you all.

  4. Adam Welty says:

    So many good childhood memories with Uncle Scotty. Thoughts and prayers to the rest of the family.

  5. Cory & Meghan Husemann says:

    Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs during this difficult time.

  6. Janice Wall says:

    My sincere sympathy to all the family at this very sad time.
    May the Lord hold each of you close and comfort you.

  7. Ron and Paula Kohring says:

    Our deepest sympathies to Scotties family. So sorry to hear of his passing. Had a lot of great times with him and Carlene at many of the races. Great people.
    Ron and Paula Kohring

  8. Laura Smith-DeFarkas says:

    My deepest sympathy to the family.

  9. Bonita Jacoby says:

    So sorry for the family. Scotty was a good man and always had a smile. He is in a better place than we are

  10. Larry McGuire says:

    My most sincere condolences to the Misselhorn Family in their time of sorrow. Scotty lived a good and full life, be proud of him. And I know he created many fond memories for you to share and to comfort you.

    May God bless.

  11. Edgar & Delphine Misselhorn says:


    May the next chapter of your life be filled with many blessing.

  12. Jan Queen Consiglio says:

    So sorry to hear of Scotty’s passing…he was a great neighbor & friend. My heart goes out to his family.

  13. Sally Brown Woodall says:

    Thinking of you and your family. So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. It is so hard to give them up.

  14. Paul wisely says:

    So sorry to see this my prayers to all the family I worked at SPC over the years with him

  15. Randy Hillyard says:

    I hate to hear this. Scotty was a great guy. I worked for him many times at Spartan Printing and spent quite a bit of time at the Suzuki shop.
    My most sincere condolences to Carol, David, and Bob, and their families

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