Bert W. Darr

Godfrey | Sunday, November 3 2013

Bert W. Darr, 88, died at 7:32 a.m. Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his home in Godfrey. Born February 12, 1925 in Alton, he was the son of Orville J. and Margaret J. (Elfgen) Darr. Mr. Darr was a member of the Illinois National Guard and St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey.

He retired from Amoco Oil Company as a foreman. On May 11, 1946 he married the former Antoinette Campagna at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church. She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Ann Kathleen Williams (Charles)of Alton, and Martha Louise Darr of Alton, three sons, Stephen Allen Darr (David)of Savannah, GA, Matthew William Darr (Michelle)of Alton, and Brian David Darr of Arlington, VT, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Abigail Darr, three brothers, Virgil, Charles and Orville Darr, and one sister, Mary Margaret.

A Prayer Service/Rosary will be at 3:30 followed by visitation from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey. Father Steve Pohlman will officiate. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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Gent Funeral Home

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