Arthur Terveer

Arthur Terveer
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Arthur R. Terveer, 77, of Millstadt, IL, formerly of Belleville, IL, born November 17, 1937, in St. Libory, IL, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015, at his residence.

Art worked for Tractor Supply Company for 20 years.  He owned and operated a Montgomery Ward franchise and retired in 2002 from First Choice Delivery Service in St. Louis, MO.  Mr. Terveer served in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

He was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL, and a member of the Over 50 Club.  Art enjoyed playing euchre with family and friends, watching his grandchildren play sports, and watching his favorite baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals.

He was preceded in death by a son, Richard R. Terveer; his parents, Robert and Mary, nee Schroeder, Terveer; a sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Roger Rulevish; and a sister-in-law, Delores Terveer.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Carol J., nee Bertke, Terveer, whom he married on May 30, 1960;
three daughters and a son, Sherry A. (Kenny) Brown of Millstadt, IL,
Bonnie M. (Steve) Knepper of Swansea, IL,
Eileen R. (Brad) Schaller of Millstadt, IL,
and Jeffrey J. (Ginger) Terveer of Millstadt, IL;
10 grandchildren, Ryan Terveer, Justin Terveer, Lindsey (Derek) Schuett,
Austin Brown, Nick Knepper, MacKenzie Knepper,
Brooke (Michael) Ludgate, Dylan Schaller, Drake Terveer, and Riley Terveer;
four brothers and a sister, Dan (Rose) Terveer, Roy Terveer,
Estelle (Dan) Dalman, Robert (Diane) Terveer, and Paul Terveer;
and nieces and nephews.

Art’s family would like to extend special thanks to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, to St. James Catholic Church in Millstadt, or to the Millstadt Senior Center.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, at St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, at  St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL, with Msgr. Marvin Volk officiating.  Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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Carol and family: We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jerome and Judy

JEROME AND JUDY BUSS, Oakdale, il, 62268


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