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Robert Schmierbach

Robert Schmierbach

Robert O. Schmierbach, 85, of Marissa, IL; born June 8, 1927 in Marissa, IL; passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.
Mr. Schmierbach was a United States Air Force Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He was an aircraft mechanic at Scott Air Force Base and later worked at the Federal Aviation Systems Command in St. Louis, MO, after retiring from there Bob worked at Browns Implement in Marissa, IL and owned and operated Bob’s Upholstery Shop. He was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and loved playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Dora, nee Waeltz, Schmierbach. A brother – Warren Schmierbach.
He is survived by his wife Lucille, nee Edgar, Schmierbach whom he married on June 25, 1954 at Friedens United Church of Christ in Marissa, IL. 2 daughters – Brenda (Rick) Kinzel of Marissa, IL; Connie Johnson of Marissa, IL. 3 grandchildren – Jamie (Les) Norman of Freeburg, IL; Joshua Johnson of Freeburg, IL; Chelsea (Andrew) Meredith of Louisville, KY. 4 great grandchildren – Aidan Norman; Grady Norman; Kyler Meredith; McKenzie Meredith. 1 brother – Milton (Blanche) Schmierbach of Marissa, IL. 1 sister-in-law – Pearl (Eddie) Besancon of Nashville, TN.

Visitation: Friends may call at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Friday, June 15, 2012 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 11:00am with Rev. Gail Geisel officiating.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ or to the Loren Schmierbach Benefit Fund.

Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for you. The NARFE Service Center is located in building 50, Scott AFB. You may visit the Service Center on Tuesdays, 10AM to 2PM or call 618-256-9350. You may leave a voice mail message at other times and we will return your call the following Tuesday. You may also call either of our Service Officers, Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819, for immediate assistance if required

    Posted by: Gene Wiggins – MASCOUTAH, IL Jun 13, 2012

  2. Administrator says:

    I am sorry to hear the loss of Bob. My thoughts are prayers are with the entire family as you all are going through this tough time.

    Posted by: Amanda (Averbeck) Bumann – Marissa, IL Jun 15, 2012

  3. Administrator says:

    We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Bob. He will be missed. Know that we are thinking of you at this time.

    Posted by: Lemons Family – Peachtree City, GA – Friend (family) Jun 15, 2012

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