Lillian Schildroth

Alton |

Lillian M. Schildroth, 71, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at her residence.

She was born November 15, 1937 in Pennsylvania, to Boyd and Bernice McCoy. She was a receptionist at YWCA in Alton. She also worked at the service desk at the Wood River Wal-Mart and worked for the Medicare pharmacy in Alton.

On February 11, 1956 in Alton she married Richard T. Schildroth Sr. He survives. Her life was her children and grandchildren. She will always be their guardian angel.
She is survived by 7 children; Deborah Bonnell of Bethalto, Richard T. Schildroth Jr. of Palmyra, Pamela and Bill Warix of Wood River, Vickie and Gary Diepenbrock of Bethalto, Kathleen and Thomas Kuhn of Tampa, Florida, Kimberly and Joseph Meyers of Bethalto, and Kelly and Earl Pizzarelli of Alpharetta, GA. 14 grandchildren; Alyssa Bonnell, Ricky and Kacie Schildroth, Billy and Brittany Daniels, Brad and Shelby Diepenbrock, Kristen and Kyle Kuhn, Misty and Ashley Meyers, Lyndsie, Cortney and Joey Pizzarelli. 3 Great Grandchildren; Tyler, Emily and Brayden Highley. Two brothers and a sister; Don Howard of Alton, Bernice Ramage of Alton and Buddy McCoy of Alton. She is preceded in death by two sisters; Edna Michael and Donna Mae Harris.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Leonard Schildroth to officiate.
Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Garden in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice. Online guestbook may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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