Marissa: 618-295-2321 | New Athens: 618-475-2151 | Sparta & Tilden: 618-443-2139

Fred Endres

Fred Endres

ENDRES

 

Frederick “Fred” Michael Endres of Oakdale, Illinois was born on January 9, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois and was the only child of Helen and Alvin Endres.  He passed away peacefully on February 8th, 2022 at home.

 

He received a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration from Valparaiso University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Saint Louis University.  He was an attorney who served both in private practice and as a Washington County State’s Attorney.   He married Jeannette Marie Brakhane on July 7th, 1963.  Fred proudly served in the United States Air Force.  He was the Village Clerk of Oakdale, Illinois for 40 years.  He was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nashville, Illinois where he served as an elder and was a member of the Fellowship Club until he moved to Sparta, Illinois in 2018. He then joined St. John Lutheran Church.  He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter, gardening, and Cardinal baseball.  He loved the devoted care and attention he received from the staff at Cedarhurst of Sparta and his Vitas Healthcare team.

 

Fred is survived by his loving wife Jeannette, wonderful daughter Alicia (Ray) Hiller, and phenomenal granddaughter Holleigh Hiller.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Sparta, Illinois.

 

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.

 

Visitation for Fred will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Sparta, IL on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Carl Miller officiating.  Interment will take place at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Nashville, IL.

 

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

 

Share this...
  1. Cathy Combs says:

    I very much loved the slide show that played. I know how close you all have been, and I felt happy as I watched all the good years you shared with Fred, with love. I hope those memories provide you warmth in the time ahead. He will be sadly missed by all, but is still with you in that love.

  2. William Kennedy says:

    My Condolences.

    My personal impression:

    “The perfect example of the peoples, country litigator”

  3. Fred and Shirley Buss says:

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  4. Paul wisely says:

    So sorry to see this Fred was a great man he help with a lot of thing in Oakdale over the years Oakdale parade and Easter Events he will be missed by many prayers to all his family

  5. BOBBIE Thomas says:

    Jan my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the Lord give you the comfort and love and grace to give you happinest. Alicia and her family will be your comfort and Joy.

  6. Alan Heeren says:

    So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was a very nice person and will be missed. My deepest of sympathy to you and Alicia.
    Alan Heeren

  7. Ray Hiller says:

    Fred has left this world but he will live with me for the rest of my days. Fred was more then a father in law he was my friend. Fred leaves behind his wisdom that I will carry with me the rest of my life. He will be missed but never forgotten. May god hold you tight and comfort you. Loved and missed but NEVER forgotten.

8 Comments

  1. Fred has left this world but he will live with me for the rest of my days. Fred was more then a father in law he was my friend. Fred leaves behind his wisdom that I will carry with me the rest of my life. He will be missed but never forgotten. May god hold you tight and comfort you. Loved and missed but NEVER forgotten.

    Reply
  2. So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. He was a very nice person and will be missed. My deepest of sympathy to you and Alicia.
    Alan Heeren

    Reply
  3. Jan my deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the Lord give you the comfort and love and grace to give you happinest. Alicia and her family will be your comfort and Joy.

    Reply
    • So sorry to hear of Fred’s passing. Sending prayers of comfort for Jan, Alicia, Ray and Holleigh.

      Reply
  4. So sorry to see this Fred was a great man he help with a lot of thing in Oakdale over the years Oakdale parade and Easter Events he will be missed by many prayers to all his family

    Reply
  5. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

    Reply
  6. My Condolences.

    My personal impression:

    “The perfect example of the peoples, country litigator”

    Reply
  7. I very much loved the slide show that played. I know how close you all have been, and I felt happy as I watched all the good years you shared with Fred, with love. I hope those memories provide you warmth in the time ahead. He will be sadly missed by all, but is still with you in that love.

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.