Eileen Quirin

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Eileen Quirin, nee Eckland, 89, of Smithton, IL, born November 4, 1929, in Keokuk, IA, died Sunday, May 19, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Eileen Qurin, beloved mother, had a great love for her family. She worked at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, IL, before her retirement. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Smithton, IL.

Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Quirin; one daughter, Cher Hulling; her parents, Raymond and Eva, nee Schlosser, Eckland.

Surviving are her children, Marty Monroe of Fayetteville, IL,
Craig (Fay) Monroe of Freeburg, IL,
Richard Monroe of Fenton, MO,
Trudy Boaz of Belleville, IL,
Carolyn (Mike) Perez of Belleville, IL,
Patty (Lloyd) Lynn of Labadie, MO,
Susie (Brian) Hoybach of Mascoutah, IL,
and Stacy (Steve) Slaughter of Belleville, IL;
72 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren

Many thanks to the nursing staff at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Hospice of Southern Illinois for the kind and loving way they cared for our mother.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Smithton, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Smithton, IL, with Rev. Andrew Wilson officiating.

Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Smithton, IL.


11 Comments on Eileen Quirin

Sherry said : Guest Report Jun 04, 2019 at 5:03 PM

Carolyn and Amelia, So sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. It is a difficult loss. Prayers continue for you and your family.

  • Blue Springs
  • Mo
Marilynn & Gary Cunningham said : Guest Report May 27, 2019 at 2:35 PM

Trudy and all family, We can truly say we understand as we have both lost our mothers. There is no way to prepare our hearts for this great loss, but prayerfully, you can be comforted by the love and prayers of family and friends. Marilynn & Gary

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Sandy Gass said : Guest Report May 25, 2019 at 6:44 PM

My deepest sympathies to you all. You mom was the sweetest. Some of my fondest memories are of all of us playing together as kids. Thinking of you all. Sandy

  • Waterloo
  • IL
Louise Von Der Heide said : Guest Report May 24, 2019 at 5:21 PM

Please accept our sympathy. It is never easy to lose your mother. She was a sweet person always. She loved and was proud of every one of you and talked often about all of you. God Bless everyone.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Louise said : Guest Report May 24, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Your mom was the sweetest lady and a friend. You were so fortunate to have her for a mother. She talked about you all, including grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was proud of all of you and loved each of you. Our sympathy to all.

  • Smithton
  • IL
Schmaka bates said : Guest Report May 24, 2019 at 5:47 AM

My deepest condolences for your family. Your Mother was a Angel I love her spirit and smile may God be you all. Enjoyed taking care of her!!!

  • Mascoutah
  • Il
Debbie Fitzgerald said : Guest Report May 23, 2019 at 12:31 PM

Carolyn and David The loss of a beloved mother and grandmother is not easy. Please find peace in the many memories . With deepest sympathy

  • MO
Barb Land said : Guest Report May 22, 2019 at 4:06 PM

Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss of your wonderful mother/grandmother. I love you all like family as you have always treated me the same. I hope you find comfort in knowing she is with the Lord.

  • Pittsboro
  • Indiana
Barb Land said : Guest Report May 22, 2019 at 4:05 PM

I have no words that can express how sorry I am for your loss. Your mom was a great person. Cherish the memories and know she is in a better place. Love you all like family, always have. Barb Land

  • Pittsboro
  • Indiana
Chris Brunner said : Guest Report May 21, 2019 at 6:14 PM

So sorry for your loss. Losing a mother and grandmother is so difficult! Glad that she is no longer suffering. Prayers for peace and understanding in this difficult time.

  • St. Charles
  • MO
Michelle Serth Stein said : Guest Report May 21, 2019 at 5:05 PM

Marty, Craig, Rick, Carolyn, Trudy, Patty, Susie & Stacy - Thinking of you all and sending my deepest sympathies. Your Mom was a wonderful lady. Love you all, Michelle

  • Smithton
  • IL

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