Mr. Minemann was a Chemist for Carboline Company for 14 years before his retirement. Elmer was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and a member of both the Men’s Club, and the Young at Heart Club at church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer J. and Vlasta, nee Soukup, Minemann; and a sister, Audrey Lee (Al) Dori; two brothers-in-law, Ronald L. Arpin and Anthony C. Buss; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Anthony H. and Amanda E. Buss.
Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Patricia C., nee Buss, Minemann, whom he married on June 12, 1970;
two sons, Jeffrey W. Minemann of Collinsville, IL,
and Mark T. Minemann of Belleville, IL;
sister-in-law, Jeannine E. Arpin;
brother-in-law, Thomas W. (Sharon) Buss;
and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to St. Teresa Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Bellville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. James Thomas officiating.
Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL
ELMER AND MYSELF WERE IN SEVERAL CLASSES TOGETHER AT THE OLD BTHS. I REMEMBER HIM AS A KIND AND CARING YOUNG MAN. I HAVE NO LIVING RELATIVES. SO I AM GLAD YOUR FAMILY WERE CLOSE AND SPENT TIME TOGETHER. JUST KNOW SOMEDAY WE WILL BE WITH OUR LOVED ONES AGAIN. IN EMPATHY AND SYMPATHY, PAT
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