Claude Tune

Claude Tune
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Claude N. Tune, 82, of Swansea, IL, born October 30, 1932, in Carlyle, IL, died Monday, July 6, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Tune worked for the Boeing Corporation in California before his retirement.  He and Mary were avid bingo players at the St. Mary/St. Augustine Friday night bingo. Claude was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 58, Belleville, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles S. and Mabel A., nee Carmen, Tune; and a step-son, Stephen Eitzenhefer.

Surviving are his wife of 11 years, Mary Eitzenhefer Tune, nee Salomone, whom he married on April 24, 2004;
one daughter, Patti (Todd) Bisgard of Alta Loma, CA;
three step-children, Greg (Paula) Eitzenhefer of Smithton, IL,
Chris (Lora) Eitzenhefer of New Athens, IL,
and Deena (Darrel) Hinkle of Millstadt, IL;
one grandchild, Brian Bisgard;
four step-grandchildren, Brittany Eitzenhefer,
Emily Eitzenhefer,
Stephen Hinkle,
Morgan Hinkle,
and Olivia Hinkle;
two sisters, Anita Berner (Roland Johnson) of Highland, IL,
and Beverly “Pep” Von Hatton of Breese, IL;
one brother, Charles “Squeek” (Patricia) Tune of Aviston, IL;
and 11 nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Bingo at Notre Dame Academy  or to the American Heart Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the funeral home with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.  Burial will be held at a later date.

Condolences Left For Claude Tune

Thoughts& Prayers to the family of my Aviston High School classmate, Claude. Although I did not see him often, when we did, we always had a great conversation. Sympathy to you at this time of your loss. Also, sympathy to his sister “Pep”.

R. Joseph Richter, Breese, Il., 62230

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Gene and Marlene Herrmann , Millstadt, Illinois, 62260


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