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Mary “Lucille” Schmierbach

Mary "Lucille" Schmierbach

Mary “Lucille” Schmierbach, nee Edgar, 86, of Marissa, IL, born January 3, 1936, in Coulterville, IL, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the Coulterville Rehab. & Health Care Center in Coulterville, IL.  She was a homemaker, a member of Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL and a former Girl Scout leader.  She enjoyed camping and traveling with her family but what brought her the most joy were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was married to Robert Schmierbach on June 25, 1954, in Marissa, IL and he preceded her in death on June 12, 2012.  They were happily married for 58 years.  She was also preceded in death by her parents – Reuben Edgar and Florence (Snodgrass) Edgar, her sister – Pearl Odom Besancon and her brother – Norman “Red” Edgar and sister-in-law – Helen Edgar.

Lucille, as she was known, is survived by her two daughters – Brenda (Rick) Kinzel and Connie Johnson, both of Marissa, IL, Brother-in-law – Edwin Besancon of TN, Grandchildren – Jamie Norman of Washington, MO, Joshua (Emily) Johnson of Aviston, IL, Chelsea (Andrew) Meredith of Crestwood, KY and Les Norman.  Great grandchildren – Aidan and Grady Norman, Samuel and Lucas Johnson, Kyler, McKenzie, Alexis, and Luke Meredith.  She is also survived by her dearest cousin – Joanne Davis and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL

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

Visitation:  Friends and family will be gathering from 9 to 11:00 on Saturday July 30, 2022, at Heil -Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL

Memorial service:  Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Heil-Scheussler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL with Rev. Brett Palmer officiating. Burial will follow at Marissa TWP Cemetery.

Heil-Scheussler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Kathy Bell says:

    Brenda and Connie, John and I want to express our sympathy! Lucille was such a kind, sweet lady it was a pleasure knowing her.

  2. Lisa Reitz says:

    So sorry for your loss!

  3. Lori Mavers Schneider says:

    Very sorry for your loss

  4. Tracy Gibbs says:

    So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Tammy Johnson says:

    Connie I am so sorry for your loss.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!

  6. Becky Gregory says:

    Brenda and Connie, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet lady and always a great neighbor. Praying for your peace and comfort.

  7. David and Pat Edgar says:

    Dear Brenda, Connie and families the loss of your mother, dear aunt Lucille is felt by so many people who loved her. I often recall and cherish the memories of growing up with our families so close and the vacations that I was fortunate to share with your and the Davis family. I admire your strength and devotion to your mother tremendously. Our dear Lucille is now at eternal peace and rest. May God bless her and you with the comfort of his love.

  8. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Dear Brenda and Connie, I am so sorry about the passing of your mom. I will always remember her as such a kind and sweet woman. May she Rest In Peace and May God grant you the peace that only He can give.

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  1. Dear Brenda and Connie, I am so sorry about the passing of your mom. I will always remember her as such a kind and sweet woman. May she Rest In Peace and May God grant you the peace that only He can give.

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  2. Dear Brenda, Connie and families the loss of your mother, dear aunt Lucille is felt by so many people who loved her. I often recall and cherish the memories of growing up with our families so close and the vacations that I was fortunate to share with your and the Davis family. I admire your strength and devotion to your mother tremendously. Our dear Lucille is now at eternal peace and rest. May God bless her and you with the comfort of his love.

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  3. Brenda and Connie, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet lady and always a great neighbor. Praying for your peace and comfort.

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  4. Connie I am so sorry for your loss.You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!

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  5. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

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  6. Very sorry for your loss

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  7. So sorry for your loss!

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  8. Brenda and Connie, John and I want to express our sympathy! Lucille was such a kind, sweet lady it was a pleasure knowing her.

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