Stanley A. Brauer, age 82 of Saint Jacob, IL, died Monday, October 16, 2017, at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL.
He was born June 12, 1935, in Lebanon, IL, the son of Alvin F. and Minnie (nee Eilers) Brauer.
On June 26, 1970, he married Stella Irene Gruenenfelder. She passed away on February 05, 2007.
He was a former member of Edwardsville Moose Lodge.
Mr. Brauer was born in Breese and grew up in Breese / Jamestown area. He moved to St. Jacob in 1970 and has lived there ever since. He retired from John Morrell, which was previously Hunter Packing Company, in East St. Louis. He also worked at plants in Kansas and South Dakota. He moved back to St. Jacob in retirement and worked as a maintenance worker at St. Jacob Park. Stanley enjoyed Western Movies and going out to eat. .
Survivors include :
Son – Robert L. Brauer, Highland, IL
Son – Michael L. (Jean) Brauer, Germantown, IL
Granddaughter – Cassandra Williams, ., TX
Grandson – Jacob Brauer, Breese, IL
1st Wife – Carol Fritch nee Kauling, Breese, IL
Sister – Alice Kuepfer, Carlyle, IL
Step Daughter – Lola “Tootie” (Charles) Missey, Saint Jacob, IL
Step Daughter – Janet Ripperda, Highland, IL
Step Son – Darwin (Cheryl) Reding, Highland, IL
Step Son – Scott A. (Lynn) Novak, Highland, IL
Step Daughter – Sherry E. (Charles) Bresnahan, St. Louis, MO
Step Grandchild – Joe Missey
Step Grandchild – Karen Missey
Step Grandchild – Cindy Missey
Step Grandchild – Russell Ripperda
Step Grandchild – Tammy Ripperda
Step Grandchild – Darren Reding
Step Grandchild – Carrie Phillips
Step Grandchildren – Chad Reding
Step Grandchild – Tara Kampwerth
Step Grandchild – Nick Landolt
Step Grandchild – Kristi Egnot
Step Grandchild – Jason Novak
Step Grandchild – Claire Bresnahan
Step Grandchild – Robert Reding
Step Grandchild – Dan Reding
Step Grandchild – Rick Greene
Step Grandchild – Brian Schulte
Step Grandchild – Derek Schulte
Step Grandchild – Tim Schulte
Step Grandchild – Stephanie Landolt
Step Grandchild – Todd Schulte
Step Great Grandchildren – Many .
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Alvin F. Brauer – Died in 1971
Wife – Stella I. Brauer nee Gruenenfelder – Died 2/5/2007
Mother – Minnie Brauer nee Eilers
Brother – Orville Brauer
Brother – George Brauer
Brother – Robert Eilers
Sister – Bernice Alberternst
Sister – Delores Kruep
Step Son – Clarence Reding
Step Daughter – Marianne Schulte
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Friday, October 20, 2017, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 20, 2017, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL., with Msgr. David L. Peters, Pastor Emeritus, officiating.
Interment will be at Keystone Cemetery in Saint Jacob, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.