Reva M. Dumstorff, age 100, of Breese, passed away Sunday, April 5 at Breese Nursing Home. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 100 year old Reva M. Dumstorff will be Thursday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again Thursday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to the St. Augustine Church Building Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Mrs. Dumstorff was born September 22, 1914 in Breese, a daughter of Joseph and Louise, nee Lutz, Heldorfer; they preceded her in death.
She married Herman Joseph Dumstorff on October 16, 1935 at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in Beaver Prairie; he preceded her in death on March 13, 1971.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Francis “Rex” Dumstorff; infant granddaughter, Melissa Dumstorff; sisters, Alvina VonAlst and Cora Warnecke; a son-in-law, Bob Youngman; and a daughter-in-law, Dorothy “Dot” Dumstorff.
Surviving are her children, Cletus “Skeets” Dumstorff and wife Judy of Carlyle, Maureen Youngman of Springfield, MO, Robert Dumstorff and wife Phyllis of Breese, Phyllis Hessel of Edwardsville, Clyde Dumstorff and wife Cathy of Troy, Bernita McMichael of Edwardsville, Coletta Clayton and husband Mark of Edwardsville, Angela Musenbrock and husband Allen of Albers, and Pat Wolters of Nashville, IL; 28 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, JoEtta VonHatten of Aviston; and nieces and nephews.
Reva was a cook at Wil-Char Restaurant and Knotty Pine in Breese and continued to bake pies even after her retirement in 1983. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese, Breese Senior Citizens, and Daughters of Isabella Precious Blood Circle 718.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230