Clara Eise

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Clara Elizabeth “Betty” Eise, nee Carter, 92, of Belleville, IL, born February 18, 1926 in Bourbon, MO, died Thursday, January 3, 2019, with her daughters at her side.

Mrs. Eise was a member of the former First Baptist church of Belleville, IL for over 60 years, where she was very active.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, John W. “Jack” Eise, whom she married on December 13, 1947, and who died on March 1, 2007; her mother, Clara B. Carter; her father William A. Carter; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Willis A. and Elsie M., nee Thul, Eise; and two infants at birth.

Surviving are one son, John David Eise of Miami, FL;
two daughters, Mary Kay (Don) Sax of Belleville, IL, and Cherie Ann (Patrick) Auth of O’Fallon, IL;
the lights of her life, her four grandchildren, Bradley Auth (fiancée Amanda McDaniel) of Mascoutah, IL, Kristen (Michael) Thurman, nee Auth, of Columbus, IN, Megan (Jay) Peters, nee Sax, of Arnold, MO, and Ryan (Megan) Sax of Belleville, IL;
and her greatest delight of all, her great-grandchildren, Hayden Thurman, Henry Jay Peters, and Callie Kay Sax.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with the Rev. Skip Leininger officiating.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Bourbon Cemetery, Bourbon, MO.




2 Comments on Clara Eise

David Etling said : Guest Report Jan 07, 2019 at 3:10 PM

Mary Kay, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. Your have our deepest sympathy and condolences!

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Ron and Mary Sites said : Guest Report Jan 07, 2019 at 12:21 PM

We have fond memories of your sweet Mom. She was a special lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

  • Hampstead
  • NC

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