Edward Heumann

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Edward E. Heumann, 80, of Belleville, IL, born August 27, 1941, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, December 20, 2021, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

Ed graduated in 1959 from Cathedral High School and played the drums in a band with his high school friends. He served in the United States Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. After the service, Ed worked as a technician in the lab at Monsanto Company, Sauget, IL, and retired after 35 years.  Following retirement, he continued to work part time at Scott Air Force Base. Ed loved spending time with his grandkids, woodworking, and golf.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Anne, nee Orlet, Heumann; two brothers, Joe and John Heumann; a sister, Rita (Robert) Sarikas; a sister-in-law, Barbara Gantner; a brother-in-law, Robert Atkinson; and his beloved canine, Lady.

Surviving are his wife Judith Mae, nee Oughton, Heumann; two daughters, Melissa (Alan) Brandmeyer, and Angela (Chris) Turner; seven grandchildren, Maeve Alyse Heumann, Max Brandmeyer, Nola Quinn Brandmeyer, Bella Turner, Sebastian Turner, Gideon Turner, and Christopher Ayers; a sister, Marilyn Atkinson; two sisters-in-law, Hope Heumann, and Geneveva Heumann; a brother-in-law, Art (Joann) Gantner; nieces and nephews, Michael Gantner, Steven (Sherry) Gantner, Denise McDonald, and Doug Heumann; and many more dear nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, or the American Heart Association, or to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Masks are required.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating. Masks are required.

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5 Comments on Edward Heumann

Karin (Whitehead) Hendrick said : Guest Report Dec 22, 2021 at 8:28 PM

Missy, I'm so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Our deepest sympathies to your whole family.

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Bill and Afton Shambro said : Guest Report Dec 22, 2021 at 11:48 AM

Judy: Afton and I wish to extend to you our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. I have many memories of us playing ball on St. Teresa teams Angie and our children growing up. May he rest in peace.

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J Blake said : Guest Report Dec 21, 2021 at 3:00 PM

Judy, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Jay, Kellie Jo & Emerson

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Geralyn Klucker Hobbs said : Guest Report Dec 21, 2021 at 7:51 AM

Judy: You have my deepest and sincerest sympathy. I have passed the info on to Bill and Judy in VA. May God Bless!

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  • Illinois
Patricia Brandmeyer said : Guest Report Dec 20, 2021 at 6:37 PM

My sincere sympathy to all of you today. My heart really aches for you and your family I know that he is celebrating Christmas with Jesus and is by your side singing Alleluia.

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