Catherine Bordeaux

Godfrey | Saturday, April 2 2011

Catherine Leona (Walter) Bordeaux, 95, passed away at 8:00 pm Saturday April 2, 2011 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton.

She was born in Alton on August 31, 1915 the daughter of Anthony & Catherine Anna (Derwin) Walter.

She married LeRoy A. Bordeaux on June 29, 1940 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton.  He preceded her in death on January 13, 1978.

She was a former active member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Alton and a current member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and crocheting.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law and one daughter and son-in-law, Robert & Marsha Bordeaux of Godfrey, LeRoy & Gloria Bordeaux of Naples, FL, Barbara & Larry Bellm of Godfrey, and Ronald & Linda Bordeaux of Fort Smith, AR; seven  grandchildren and spouses, Michael & Kim Bellm, Mindy & Artie Paniagua, Brian & Amy Bordeaux, Anne & Justin Lechwar, and Matt, Chris & Ben Bordeaux, six great grandchildren, Catherine Bellm, Anna Bellm, Josie & Myles Paniagua, Jenna Lechwar and Edie Bordeaux.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Norton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am Wednesday April 6, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Father Angel Sierra.

Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Church.

Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.

Online tributes and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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