Marvin R. Mouser

Jerseyville | Sunday, March 2 2014

Marvin R. Mouser, 79, passed away at 7:20 pm, Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Jerseyville Manor.  

He was born in Jerseyville, IL on September 19, 1934, the son of the late Louis and Zelma (Kennedy) Mouser.

He married Frances June Whipple on January 28, 1956. They were married for 51 years. She preceded him in death in 2006. Marvin later married Janice Spencer on March 16, 2012, who survives.

Marvin was an Electrical Planner for McDonald Douglas for over 30 years. He also owned a pool hall and body shop in Brighton. Marvin served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He coached little league in Brighton and was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Brighton.

He is survived by his wife, Janice of Alton; one son, Louis (Vickey) Mouser of Brighton; one daughter, Deborah (Mike) Kalist of Brighton; one stepson, Reverend Charles (Malinda) Spencer of Lee Summit, MO; two stepdaughters, Jane (Simon) Wharmby of Alton and Carrie (Brian) Schildroth of Godfrey; two grandchildren, Sean (Barbara) Kalist of Kansas and Kelley (Randy) Rawlings of Brighton; along with seven step grandchildren, Sarah Gibson, Sarah, Steven, Evan, and Bruce Spencer, Rebecca and Katherine Schildroth; and one brother-in-law, Joseph Bernard (Dawn) Shaw of East Alton.

In addition to his parents and first wife, June, he was preceded in death by his Stepfather, Russell Tucker.

Visitation will be from 10 am until time of funeral service at 11 am on Friday, March 7, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church in Brighton with Reverend Patty Stone officiating.

Burial will follow at Brighton Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Brighton.

Military rites will be performed by the Alton VFW Post 1308.

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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