*** Please note, any floral tributes for Lydia’s service on Sunday need to be taken directly to the church instead of the funeral home as the memorial service arrangements were handled directly by friends of the Simburger Family, not the funeral home. Thank you. ***
Lydia P. Simburger, 24, of Belleville, IL, born February 22, 1998, in Belleville, IL, passed away on Wednesday November 30, 2022, at her residence. Miss Simburger was a police officer for the Village of New Athens, IL. She was also an E5 Sgt. in the Missouri Army National Guard. Lydia was a 2016 graduate of Freeburg High School and a 2022 graduate of Missouri State University with a bachelor’s in communications. Lydia was a loving daughter and sister. She cherished her friends. What most people remember about Lydia is her infectious smile which was noticeable whenever she entered a room. She wanted to make people laugh and worked hard to be named Class Clown at Freeburg High School.