Betty J. Ahne

Betty J. Ahne, age 70 of Edwardsville, IL, died Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.

She was born May 06, 1947, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Lester and Agnes “Aggie” (nee Jacober) Kirstein.

On April 01, 2001, she married Paul J. Ahne at Edwardsville, IL.

She was a member of District 9-IAof M&AW for 32 years.

Betty was born at Highland and grew up in town graduating from St. Paul High School in 1965. She attended Notre Dame Academy for one year. She started working at B-Line Systems and retired after 32 years of being there.She had also helped, for many years, her mother’s catering business-Agnes Kirstein Catering. Betty was a multi-gallon blood donor at the local VFW Red Cross blood drives.Betty enjoyed gardening, especially with flowers.She and her husband enjoyed convertible rides together and made annual trips to Wisconsin. She also shared his joy of collecting old cars. She had a glassware collection and a teddy bear collection.

Survivors include :
Husband – Paul J. Ahne, Edwardsville, IL
Son – Vince L. (Carla) Heuer, Granite City, IL
Son – Jere L. Heuer, Granite City, IL
Step Child – Dean J. (Kelly) Ahne, Florissant, MO
Step Child – Benjamin P. Ahne, O’Fallon, IL
Grandchild – Jade E. Heuer, Granite City, IL
Grandchild – Brendon L. Heuer, Suffolk, VA
Grandchild – Alivia L. Heuer, Chicago, IL
Step Grandchild – Shauna Ahne, Florissant, MO
Step Grandchild – Charles J. Ahne, Florissant, MO
Former Husband – Jerry L. (Pam) Heuer, Granite City, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Lester — Kirstein – Died 9/28/1975
Mother – Agnes “Aggie” I. Kerstein nee Jacober – Died 3/17/2006
Sister – Mary Ann Louise Mersinger – Died 10/29/1989
Sister – Lucy Esther Staley – Died 12/02/1982
Brother – Lester John Louis Kirstein – Died 11/13/2013
Sister – Patricia Theresa Alberternst – Died 10/30/2017
Sister – Carol Ann Ruth Berchel – Died 10/26/2014
Brother – James Anthony Kirstein – Died 6/10/2016

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 Monday, February 26, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Father Pat jakel officiating.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.

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