Edward Rust

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Edward “Ed” Vincent Rust, 79, of Belleville, IL, born February 6, 1942, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, October 4, 2021, at his residence.

Ed was a man of unwavering faith and a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. He graduated in 1962 from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, with a degree in Civil Engineering.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward C. and Pauline, nee Shremp, Rust; and three sisters, Dolores Kern, Edna Mae Semon, and Rose Miester.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Judith “Judy” M., nee Schott, Rust, whom he married on August 31, 1962; two daughters, Michelle T. (Patrick) Murray of Latonsville, MD, and Dr. Susan E. (Dr. Philip) Robilotto of Latonsville, MD; a son, Edward V. Jr. (Lynne) Rust of O’Fallon, IL; nine grandchildren, Patrick Jr. (Angela) Murray, Brigid Murray, Maura Murray, Liam Murray, Sean Murray, Phillip Robilotto, Reid Robilotto, Cole Robilotto, and Trenton Rust and two great-grandchildren, Falicity Murray and Max Murray.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing.

 Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Private burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.



5 Comments on Edward Rust

Ann & Len Mehmert said : Guest Report Oct 15, 2021 at 3:51 PM

Dear Judy We send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. May God Bless you all and help you through these times . The Mehmerts

  • Belleville
  • Il
Mary Anne Warnecke said : Guest Report Oct 13, 2021 at 7:13 AM

Please accept my sincere sympathy, Judy Eddie was such a great person, and it was a privilege knowing him He was kind and so smart, with a humility that was inspiring. May he rest in the peace of God, who will reward him for his long suffering

  • Belleville
  • IL
Ronald Tribout said : Guest Report Oct 11, 2021 at 10:23 AM

Please accept my sympathy. I have many good memories of Ed during our high school years. Judy, prayers to you and your family during this sad time. Ron Tribout

  • Urbana
  • Illinois
Michael McGlynn said : Guest Report Oct 10, 2021 at 7:54 AM

He was a wonderful family man and married well. Our prayers are with your admirable family.The McGlynns

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Terry Schwarz said : Guest Report Oct 08, 2021 at 4:22 PM

So sorry to hear Judy.Accept my condolence. Terry

  • Daytona Beach
  • Florida

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