Lorene B. Fauke, age 92, of Germantown, passed away Tuesday, August 18 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 92 year old Lorene B. Fauke will be Friday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Cemetery. Moss Funeral Home in Germantown is in charge of arrangements.
She was born August 10, 1923 in Albers to the late Henry and Elizabeth, nee Sudholt, Strieker.
Mrs. Fauke formerly worked at the Marine Garment Factory and was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting, canning, and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester “Bud” Fauke, whom she married April 23, 1946 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Albers, and he died March 2, 2012; a daughter, Jane Fauke-Williams; a son, William “Beef” Fauke; a sister, Linda Rudolph; brothers, Vince Strieker, Lawrence Strieker, Elmer Strieker, and Gene Strieker; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John Rudolph, Catherine Strieker, Robert Schuchmann, Acquilene and Cletus Lager.
Surviving are her children, Joyce Schwadtke and husband Ha-Jo of Barmstedt, Germany, Gerald Fauke of Germantown, and Mary Lou Babb and husband Mike of Germantown; 3 grandchildren, Jill Schwadtke, Flynn Fauke, and Lisl Fauke; siblings, Robert Strieker and wife Irene of Albers, and Mildred Schuchmann of Carlyle; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Strieker of Belleville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Moss Funeral Home
600 Railroad Street
Germantown, IL 62245