Robert E. Terpening

Alton | Monday, October 1 2012

Robert E. Terpening, 64, passed away at 10:47 am Monday October 1, 2012 at home with his family by his side.

He was born on March 20, 1948 in Chicago, IL the son of Robert & Mary (Tucker) Terpening.

He worked as an installer at Stotler Fencing Company for many years until he retired in 2011 and was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic.

He is survived by his wife, Becky Terpening of Alton, three children, David McDonald of Godfrey,  Jessica McDonald of Alton, and Casey Hyman of Alton; five siblings, Donna Hallows of Godfrey, Steven Terpening of Godfrey , Mary Anne Schuetz and her husband Lawrence of Brighton, Barbara Flowers of Alton,  and David Oliver and his wife Lisa of Granite City and nine Grandchildren and one Great Grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Stephanie Sproull; one son, Robert B. Terpening II; two brothers, Matthew and Roger Terpening; one sister, Therese Winchester and one grandchild.

Cremation rites have been accorded per his wishes.  Memorial  services will be private.

No services will be scheduled.

Memorials may be made to the 5A’s.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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