Marion Springer

Wood River | Saturday, December 18 2021 |

Marion Springer, 81, died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday, December 18, 2021, at his home. 

Born December 24, 1939, in Pittsfield, IL, he was the son of Sarah Margaret (Peel) Springer.  Mr. Springer served in the U.S. Navy and retired as a machinist for the Olin Corporation.  He enjoyed winemaking, fishing, hunting, mushroom hunting, and metal detecting. 

Surviving are six children, Rosalie Belcher of Edwardsville, Doreen Bechel of Godfrey, Deanna Miller (David) of Moro, Jody Torres (Ricky) of Cottage Hills, Jeff Springer (Laurie) of Bethalto, and Timmy Springer (Kim) of Wood River.  Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and his former wife Marion R. Springer of Alton. 

He was preceded in death by his companion, Julanne Goode, two sisters, five brothers, and a great-grandchild. 

A memorial visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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