Donald Fix, Sr.

Donald Fix, Sr.
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Donald W. Fix, Sr., 85, of Belleville, IL, born April 18, 1935, in Belleville, IL, died Saturday, April 10, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Fix worked as a meat cutter for many years before retiring from Kroger Stores. He was a member of both St. Mary Catholic Church and St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Donald was a United States Marine Corps veteran, and a member of the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Marie “Theresa”, nee Howard, Fix; a grandson, David A. Fix; his parents, Emil and Lillian, nee Mullet, Fix; a brother, Ronald Fix; and a sister, Doris (Donald) Lougeay.

Surviving are five children, Deborah (Daniel) Sodam of Waterloo, IL,  Dona (Greg) Huber of Brownstown, IL, David (Linda) Fix of Channel View, TX, Diana (Robert) Poe of New Athens, IL; and Donald W. Fix Jr. of Belleville, IL; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Marsha Fix of Chesterfield, MO; a brother-in-law, Robert Arterburn of Columbia, IL; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, or to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing and a limited number of visitors at any one time, will be observed.

Funeral: Private memorial services will be held at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


6 Comments on Donald Fix, Sr.

Rick Peeler said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2021 at 6:22 PM

So sorry for your loss Diana and Bob we’ll be keeping you in our thoughts during this time of sorrow. Love you Uncle Rick & Aunt Mary Ann

  • Glen Carbon
  • Ill
Bob & Mary Johnson said : Guest Report Apr 16, 2021 at 3:48 PM

Many blessings of comfort to the Fix family during these difficult times. Don and Teresa were wonderful neighbors for many years and will be missed.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Pat Hume said : Guest Report Apr 14, 2021 at 4:56 AM

Semper Fi. My friend You will be missed Don, I have good memories of our times working at Kroger ‘s.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Terry and Pat Wesselmann said : Guest Report Apr 13, 2021 at 9:09 AM

Remembering so many good times with our families at Grandma and Grandpa's house. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Hastings
  • Minnesota
Claudia Johnson said : Guest Report Apr 12, 2021 at 6:22 PM

My heartfelt sympathy to the Fix family. Your dad and mom were wonderful neighbors for over 30 years and I will miss them so very much. Rest in peace now Don with your sweet Theresa. The peace of the Lord be with you, kiddos

  • Belleville
  • IL
Charlie Chace said : Guest Report Apr 12, 2021 at 3:45 PM

Don my best friend I love you and will cherish our memories. Go love Theresa in eternity!

  • Swansea
  • Illinois

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