Mrs. Sauerwein was a life-long member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL. She was a 1947 graduate of Belleville Township High School and worked as a bookkeeper until her retirement. She formerly was active in the Girl Scouts and the Douglas School PTA. Annalee was a member of the St. Clair County Genealogical Society and volunteered her time at St. Paul’s Senior Community.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth E. Sauerwein who died in 1969; her parents, Leon J. and Anne V., nee Ketterer, Hardt; a grandson in infancy, Dennis R. Hoffmann; and a brother-in-law, Dale Sauerwein.
Surviving are a son, David (Laura) Sauerwein of Belleville, IL;
two daughters, Terrylee (Daniel) Rayburn of Belleville, IL, and Carlene Voss of Delaware, OH;
eight grandchildren, Bryan Hoffmann, Aaron (Katie) Hoffmann, Blair (Jason) Izworski, Nathan (Amanda) Voss, Cecelia Sauerwein, Kelsey Sauerwein, Katey Sauerwein, and Kenneth Sauerwein;
four great-grandchildren, Jillian, Alexis, Riley, and Nora;
a brother, Lester (Betty) Hardt of Belleville, IL;
a sister-in-law, Colleen Sauerwein of New Athens, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, to St. Paul’s Senior Community, or to St. Paul United Church of Christ. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, December 18, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Robert Koepcke and Rev. Herbert Schafale officiating.
Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL, IL.