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Paul E. Camerer

Jerseyville | Friday, January 28 2011

Paul E. Camerer, 71, died at 7:13 a.m. Friday, January 28, 2011 at his residence.


He was born on Nov. 30, 1939,  in Pearl, the son of the late John & Vera (Davis) Camerer.
Paul was raised in Pearl, and when he was in the eigth grade his family moved to the Fieldon area where he began his schooling there.  A U.S. Navy veteran, he began working at the Clark Service Station in Jerseyville, and retired in 1982 as their manager.


He had a love for antique gas engines, and was a member of the Tri County Antique Club.
He married the former Phyllis Lambert on March 16, 1962 in Carrollton and she survives.


Also survivng are a son & daughter in law, Mike & Barbara Camerer of Greenville; a daughter & son in law, Janye & Mike Bone of Jerseyville; four grandsons, Keith Bray, and his fiance' Johana Vasek of Oklahoma, Scott, Dustin & David Bone of Jerseyville; three step grandchildren, Rebecca Herrin of Cottage Hills, Will Mundy of Greenville, and Pam Mundy of Alton; a brother, William Camerer of Costa Rica; and a sister, Loraine Garner of Mulvane, Ks.; a sister in law, Shirley Camerer of Jerseyvile; and a brother in law & sister in law, George & Linda Lambert of Kane; along with numerous nieces & nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Philip Dale Camerer and Carroll Dean Camerer; and a sister, Bona Lambert.


Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Tuesday.


Burial will be in the Grimes-Neeley Cemetery in Jerseyville, with the Jerseyville American Legion Post 492 conducting military graveside rites.


Memorials may be given to the Blessing Hospice or to the Jersey County Health Department.


Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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