Grant M. Guetterman

Grant M. Guetterman, age 37 of Highland, IL, died Friday, August 01, 2014, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 05, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral service will be at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 05, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, with Leonard E. Pye, Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Highland, IL, officiating.

Visitation will be held from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM, on Wednesday, August 06, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, August 06, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home, Highland, IL, with Fr. Charles A. Edwards, Pastor, St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL.

Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
He was born on Saturday, September 11, 1976, in Belleville, IL, the son of R. Wayne and Donna L. (nee Frey) Guetterman.

He was a former member of the Highland Community Church, Highland, IL.

Born at Belleville, IL; grew up in Highland, IL and graduated from Highland High School in 1994. In 1998 he received a BS degree and in 2005 a Master degree both from SIU-E. He worked for Sam’s Pizza while in high school; later for Neubauer’s Market and Catering for four years. He was a licensed Clinical Social Worker; a drug and alcohol counselor for the state of Illinois, and managed a unit in an inpatient rehabilitation facility for teenagers for the last 12 years with Chestnut Health Systems, Maryville, IL. He was a long time volunteer with H.I.S. K.I.D.S., he held many leadership roles and was integral in starting the counselor in training program within the organization. He was involved with AWANA activities at the Highland Community Church for many years. He was an avid St. Louis Blues and Cardinals fan and proud of his home and family. He liked working outdoors, golfing, bowling (he bowled a 300 game) and his dog “Marley”. He and his fiancee Kateri were planning their wedding for February 2015.

Survivors include:
Parents – R. Wayne and Donna L. (nee Frey) Guetterman, Branson, MO
Fiancee – Kateri M. Purtle, Highland, IL
Step Daughter – Kennedy Melia Purtle, Highland, IL
Step Son – Donovan William Purtle, Highland, IL
Sister – Lori S. (Edward) Hainaut, Glen Carbon, IL
Sister – Jene’ K. (special friend-Stacey Bone) Guetterman, Glen Carbon, IL
Nephew – Benjamin R. Hainaut, Glen Carbon, IL
Nephew – Zachary D. Hainaut, Glen Carbon, IL

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.

Memorial contributions may be made to H.I.S. K.I.D.S..