David M. Igel, 73, of Swansea, IL, born November 8, 1943, in Belleville, IL, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.
Dave worked with Human Support Services in Waterloo, IL, from 1996-2011 and also worked at S.A.V.E. David loved playing basketball with his friends at Central Junior High School, and he enjoyed watching his friends playing on the Shamrock softball team. He was dearly loved by many friends in the "Funny Co." and the Roosevelt, Cathedral, and Southside neighborhoods.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph H. and Leora M., nee Boul, Igel.
Surviving are a brother, James L. (Rita) Igel of Belleville, IL;
two sisters, Mary(Jim) Brown of Imperial, MO,
and Betty (Robert) Spring of Carmel, NY;
12 nieces and nephews, Chris Spring of New Hampshire,
Mary Jo Bursig of New York,
David Spring of Florida,
Laura Spring of New York,
Jeffrey Spring of New York,
Jim Igel of California,
Barb DelVecchio of Belleville, IL,
Karen Igel of Belleville, IL,
Brad Igel of Elsah, IL,
Molly Bartalos of Kansas,
Maggie Reim of St. Louis, MO,
and Marie Brown of California;
and many friends and caregivers at the Specialized Living Center, Swansea, IL, Bellefontaine Place, Waterloo, IL, the Community Link Workshop, Fairview Heights, IL, and Human Support Services, Waterloo, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parents and Friends of the Specialized Living Center. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.
Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.