Edwardsville | Saturday, January 21 2023 |
Elizabeth A. (Liz) Brenton, age 93 of Edwardsville IL, died Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Addington Place retirement home in Edwardsville, IL.
She was born January 19, 1930, in Wood River IL, the daughter of John and Charlotte (nee Dinwiddie) Rothe.
After graduating from Roxana High School, she worked for a short time in St. Louis before meeting her future husband. They were married on December 19, 1948, in Eureka, KS. They traveled throughout the Midwest following construction work before settling in Eureka to provide a stable environment for their expanding family. They moved back to Madison County, IL in 1966 where they spent the rest of their lives together. She enjoyed traveling to Europe with her husband and antiquing. They also liked dances on Saturday nights at the Alton VFW. Both Liz and her husband were avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fans for over 50 years.
Son - George R. (Jackie) Brenton, Troy IL;
Daughter - Kary D. Brenton, Edwardsville IL;
Son - CMSgt. Brian K. (Julie) Brenton MO Air National Guard retired, Warrensburg, MO; Grandchild - Christa (Terry “Bud”) Lanham;
Grandchild - Geoffrey Brenton;
Grandchild - Brian P. Brenton;
Grandchild - MSgt Amber (Corey) Sallee IL Air National Guard;
Grandchild - Stephanie (Kyle) Long;
Great Grandchild - Colton Sallee;
Great Grandchild - Charlee Long;
Great Grandchild - Alannah Brenton;
Great Grandchild - Briar Long.
She was preceded in death by:
Husband - George F Brenton;
Father - John Rothe;
Mother - Charlotte Harmon, nee Dinwiddie;
Step Father - Lloyd (Red) Harmon;
Brother - Kenneth Rothe;
Brother Randall Rothe.
Private Funeral Service - arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel IL.
The interment will be at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL.
Dauderman Mortuary - Hamel