Carl Guenther

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Carl F. Guenther Jr., 85, of Belleville, IL, born July 26, 1938 in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at St. Paul’s Senior Living Community.

Carl was a United States Navy veteran. He was a fireman with the Belleville Fire Department and then worked as an insurance salesman. Carl enjoyed shooting trap, skeet, and sporting clays, watching old movies, and eating Breyer’s natural vanilla ice cream.

Carl was preceded in death by his father, Carl F. Guenther Sr., and his mothers, Ruth, nee Stellhorn, Guenther and Virginia, nee Southard, Guenther.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years Nancy, nee Weber, Rogers; three children, Mary Ann Guenther, Eric Guenther, and Wayne (Julia) Guenther; five step-children, Christine (Nick) Restivo, Charles (Nancy) Rogers, Maribeth (Ron) Weimar, Carol Castens, and Melissa (Kevin) Rollins; three grandchildren Brittany Lay, Lauren Guenther, and Jack Guenther; two brothers, Dave (Jan) Guenther and Ken (Candra) Guenther; and numerous step-grandchildren and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to The BackStoppers, P.O. Box 795168, St. Louis, MO 63179-0700 or BJC Hospice, P.O. Box 790369, St. Louis, MO 63179-9917.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


4 Comments on Carl Guenther

Marion &Lois Ann DeMond said : Guest Report Nov 17, 2023 at 4:14 PM

Please accept our sympathy for the loose of your husband

  • Smithtion
  • IL
The Charles Rogers' Family said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2023 at 9:21 AM

Dear Nancy, David, Jan, Susie, Steve, Eric, Wayne & Kenny's families... Our heart felt sympathies. Fritz is forever loved. God bless all of you.

  • Millstadt
  • IL
Rita Randle said : Guest Report Nov 09, 2023 at 5:06 PM

Nancy and family, So sorry to read of your dear Carl’s passing. May the good memories comfort you now and in the days, weeks and months to follow. In sympathy &friendship, Ned and Rita Randle

  • Smithton
  • Illinois
jeanette Miles said : Guest Report Nov 09, 2023 at 3:15 PM

So sorry to read that Carl passed away. He was a really nice person and I knew him from high school. May he rest in peace. jeanette

  • swansea
  • IL

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