Robert H. Treise

Godfrey | Saturday, July 26 2014

Robert H. Treise, 86, passed away at 3:10 pm, Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Blu Fountain Manor in Godfrey.  

He was born in Oshkosh, WI on September 15, 1927, the son of the late Henry and Lillian (Voss) Treise.

He married June I. Lee on May 4, 1952 in Port Jefferson, NY. She preceded him in death on May 10, 2011.

Robert served in the U.S. Air Force, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Stout State College in Menomonie, WI and earned his Master’s degree at SIUE. He worked for Alton School District 11 as an Instructor for 30 years before he retired. He enjoyed stamp collecting and spending time with his family.

He is survived by three children, Donna (Rod) Thiel of Godfrey, Don Treise of Jerseyville, and Glenn (Renee) Treise of Alton; three grandchildren, Matthew (Karen) Thiel of Santa Maria, CA, Adam Thiel of Alton, and Dustin (Summer) Treise of Norfolk, Virginia; three great grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Lois Treise of Vero Beach, FL.

In addition to his parents and wife, June, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Edward Treise; and one sister, Lois Johnson.

Visitation will be from 9 am until time of memorial service at 11 am on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Alton with Pastor Randy Fischer officiating.  

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

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

Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church or 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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