Michael Barrett

Godfrey | Saturday, November 22 2014

Michael Alan Barrett, 58, died at 11:59 a.m. on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at his residence. He was born on September 13, 1956 in Alton the son of John J. and Theresa (McConnell) Barrett Sr. In 1978 he graduated from Western Illinois University and began working at Barrett Heating and Cooling eventually becoming President of the family business. He was a past member of the advisory board of Ranken Technical College. A member of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, a proud member of Knights of Columbus in Alton and an emphatic Cardinal baseball fan. He loved to bowl on the Knights of Columbus bowling team, and enjoyed golfing and boating. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lea (Day) and one daughter, Emily Barrett of Alton and one son Thomas Barrett of Godfrey, three brothers, John J. Barrett Jr. (Maria) of Alton, Patrick L. Barrett (Frances) of Katy, TX, and Joseph M. Barrett (Nancy) of Alton, four sisters, Becky Suhre (Paul) of League City, TX, Cathy Greeling of Godfrey, Theresa Kates (Bruce) of Florissant and Chris Walters (Mike) of Godfrey. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother in law, Steve Greeling and one nephew, Andrew Walter. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 with Monsignor Steffen officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to Masses, SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, SS Peter and Paul School or Marquette Catholic High School. Additional information and online guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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