Herman Joseph Retzer

Jerseyville | Saturday, December 22 2012

DATELINE:    Jerseyville

NAME:  Herman Joseph Retzer

AGE: 84  DIED:  10:08 p.m. December 22, 2012 at Jerseyville Manor

BORN: December 31, 1927 in Kampsville

PARENTS: Otto & Katherine (Ganz) Retzer, Sr. (Both Deceased)

MARRIED: Anna Marie Roth

DATE & PLACE:  1954 at St. Michael’s Church in Michael, IL.

OCCUPATION: Retired after 21 years of service at Olin Corp. and was a Self-Employed Building Contractor

MILITARY: Veteran of the United States Army, serving 2 years in Germany as a medic

MEMBERSHIPS: Holy Ghost Catholic Church, American Legion, Moose Lodge, Veterans of Foreign War & Knights of Columbus all of Jerseyville

VISITATION:  9:00 -10:30 a.m. Thursday December 27, 2012

At Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

FUNERAL:  11:00 a.m. Thursday December 27, 2012

Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville

Graveside Military Rites by American Legion Post #492

OFFICIANT: Father William H. Hembrow

BURIAL: St. Anselms Catholic Cemetery in Kampsville

MEMORIALS: In Lieu of Flowers, St. Francis/Holy Ghost Schools


WIFE: Anna Marie Retzer of Jerseyville

DAUGHTERS: Lynn Retzer-Rudolph of Jerseyville

    Lisa Ann Retzer of Jerseyville

SON: Thomas Lee & Kelly Retzer of Jerseyville

GRANDCHILDREN: Sarah Ann (Kevin) Wilson, Drew Thomas Retzer and Lindsey Leigh Rudolph

GREAT-GRANDCHILD: Cooper Thomas Wilson

2 SISTERS: Helena Roth of Hardin and Martha Childers of Herrin

1 BROTHER: Eugene Retzer of Peoria

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents, Infant Son: Timothy Joseph Retzer, Brothers: Otto Retzer, Frank Retzer, Ed Retzer & Robert Retzer, Sisters: Kathryn Bayless, Louise Kasinger, Bertha Follis, Mary Lonergan & Theresa Adams

Obit Provided By:
Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home

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