Burnell G. Mollet


Burnell G. Mollet, age 75, of Highland, passed away Saturday, May 30. Private funeral services for 75 year-old Burnell G. Mollet will be Friday, June 5. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. No visitation is scheduled. Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.

He was born February 03, 1940, in Highland, IL, the son of Melvin Leo and Fernia Emma (nee Voegele) Mollet.

Burnell was born at Highland, IL and grew up on a farm near Marine, and moved to Highland. He was a graduate of St Paul High School, and served with the US Army. He worked at General Motors in St. Louis, then started his own automotive repair shop in Highland. He retired in 2011. He made and raced Dragsters. His specialty was High Performance engines. He loved race cars and was an official at Highland Speedway and Tri City Speedway for many years.

Survivors include:
Son – Merle L. (Maxine) Mollet, Pocahontas, IL
Daughter – Joyce M. (Gary Sr.) Tadlock, Granite City, IL
Grandchild – Kimberly A. (Kevin) Brink, Sorento, IL
Grandchild – Craig L. (Brooke) Mollet, Saint Rose, IL
Grandchild – Gary Tadlock, Jr., Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Michael Tadlock, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Crystal L. (fiancé Joshua Holliday) Tadlock, Granite City, IL
Great Grandchild – Kyle S. Brink, Sorento, IL
Great Grandchild – Kaleb S. Brink, Sorento, IL
Great Grandchild – Emma L. Tadlock, Pontoon Beach, IL
Great Grandchild – Cody J. Tadlock, Pontoon Beach, IL
Great Grandchild – Kolin Brink (twin), Sorento, IL
Great Grandchild – Kaden Brink, Sorento, IL
Great Grandchild – Kaylen Brink (twin), Sorento, IL
Great Grandchild – Ansly M. Mollet, St. Rose, IL

He was preceded in death by:
Father – Melvin Leo Mollet died 1/30/2003
Mother – Fernia Emma Mollet nee Voegele die d10/26/2011

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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