Cyril Determan

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Cyril E. Determan, 84, of Belleville, IL, born May 25, 1935, in New Baden, IL, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Determan was a United States Army veteran. He was a quality assurance supervisor at Wiegman Manufacturing Co. in Freeburg, IL, for over 30 years before his retirement. He was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and a member of the men’s choir and past president of the Holy Name Society at the church. Mr. Determan was past president of the Cathedral Grade School Athletics and a member of the Belleville / Swansea Moose Lodge 1221.

Cyril was preceded in death by his wife, Rhea C., nee Ketterer, Determan, who died on May 30, 2004; his parents, Henry J., Sr. and Annie, nee Moss, Determan; four brothers, Henry Determan, Wilfred Determan, Victor Determan, and Edward Determan, in infancy; and two sisters-in-law, Doris Determan and Dorothy Determan.

Surviving are a son, Gary (Beverly) Determan of Belleville, IL,
three daughters, Theresa (Gary) Darr of Smithton, IL,
Carol (Mark) Ernst of Colleyville, TX,
And Mary (Don) Barfield of Winchester, IL;
seven grandchildren, Jessica (Craig) Determan, Amy (Charles) Tompkins,
Eric (Lauren) Darr, Brent (Jessica) Darr, Megan (Nate) Davis,
Maura Barfield, and John Ernst;
four great-grandchildren, Everett Darr, Brooks Darr,
Adeline Darr, and Brooklynn Davis;
a sister-in-law, Doris Determan;
a brother-in-law, Leonard Ketterer;
dearest special friend, Sieglinde Cleiman;
and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church or to VITAS Healthcare. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday June 27, 2019, at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.

Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

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12 Comments on Cyril Determan

Jan (Saia) Richards said : Guest Report Jul 06, 2019 at 12:08 AM

Our deepest sympathies from the Saia family. We hold many fond memories of listening to the men's choir. May you find peace and comfort in similar memories.

  • O Fallon
  • Illinois
John + Carey-Ann said : Guest Report Jun 28, 2019 at 1:18 PM

I am so sorry for your family's loss. It is my sincere hope that beautiful memories from the past coupled with a genuine hope for the future will comfort and up build you today. (Isaiah 25.8)

  • Washington Park
  • IL
Bill and Lou Ann James said : Guest Report Jun 27, 2019 at 2:02 PM

We are very sorry to read about the loss of Cy and send our deepest sympathies to the whole family.

  • Red Bud
  • IL
Bill & Shirley Miller said : Guest Report Jun 26, 2019 at 11:17 PM

We are so sorry to hear of Cy’s passing. We just found out this evening. He was a good friend and will be missed.

  • Fairview Heights
  • Il
Arlene said : Guest Report Jun 26, 2019 at 7:31 PM

Uncle Cy was always a kind and gentle man and we will miss him. Dear cousins, I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Tulsa
  • OK
Doug Harry said : Guest Report Jun 25, 2019 at 12:30 AM

In my ~50 years of knowing Cy, I have nothing but great memories. I am a better person for having grown up under the watch of my “second parents” Cy and Rhea; my love and prayers go to Cy’s family and friends as we all gather in honor of a wonderful man.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Mary Barbara Kurtz said : Guest Report Jun 24, 2019 at 3:16 PM

Theresa I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. Your mom and dad were always very special people to me. My thoughts and prayers to all of you. Fondly, Mary Barbara

  • Belleville
  • IL
Cathy jaeger said : Guest Report Jun 24, 2019 at 5:35 AM

Jessica so sorry to hear i know you loved grandpa dearly I am thinking of you.

  • Ofallon
  • Il
Wayne Holcomb said : Guest Report Jun 23, 2019 at 1:37 PM

I met Cy when he took up country dancing at the Moose. Cy was a super nice guy with a great sense of humor. I will miss him.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Carol Birk-Woodrum said : Guest Report Jun 23, 2019 at 2:10 AM

He was a dear long-time friend; a kind and gentle person.

  • Swansea
  • IL
Sharen & Dawayne Sanders said : Guest Report Jun 22, 2019 at 11:28 PM

To Sieglinde & Cy’s Family: Our sincere Sympathy. We really liked Cy a great deal! We met Cy & Sieglinde at line dancing. Very sweet couple. Cy will be greatly missed. 🙏🙏

  • Collinsville
  • IL
Jean & John Leitenberger said : Guest Report Jun 22, 2019 at 10:55 PM

A beautiful tribute to your Dad, he was a special man and will be missed. We pray for your family at this sad time Love Jean & John

  • Colleyville
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