Ethel Masterson

Ethel Masterson
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Ethel C. Masterson, nee Pour, 84, of Belleville, IL, born October 8, 1930, in Monroe County, IL, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Cedar Ridge Nursing Home, Lebanon, IL.

Mrs. Masterson was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Centreville, IL, and belonged to the quilters group at the church.

Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Roselia, nee Eichenseer, Pour; a grandson, in infancy; four brothers, Albert Pour, Louis Pour, Paul Pour, and Lee Pour; and three sisters, Rita Schaefer, Alberta Heidger, and Adele (Eugene) Maurer.

Surviving are her loving husband of 62 years, Owen G. Masterson, whom she married on November 11, 1952;
five sons, Daryl Masterson of Arizona,
Michael Masterson of O’Fallon, IL,
Richard (Peggy) Masterson of O’Fallon, IL,
Roger (Lynda) Masterson of Belleville, IL,
and Jim Masterson of Memphis, TN;
two daughters, Judy (Dave) Mueth of Waterloo, IL,
and Christine (Christopher) Burns of St. Peters, MO;
12 grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Robert (Gloria) Pour of Belleville, IL,
and Joseph (Marcella) Pour of Waterloo, IL;
two sisters-in-law, Darlene Pour of Red Bud, IL,
and Audrey Pour of Belleville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made in the form of Masses.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, O’Fallon, IL. Friends may also call from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, June 15, at the church.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2015, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, O’Fallon, IL, with Msgr. William Hitpas and Fr. Elmar Mauer, O.M.I., concelebrating.  Burial will follow at St. Augustine of Canterbury Cemetery, Hecker, IL.

Condolences Left For Ethel Masterson

My deepest sympathy, Ethal was such a sweet lady. I wish I could give you all a big hug, especially your dad. I am out of town at the moment. My thoughts a prayers are with you.

Karen Wright Newman, Millstadt, IL, 62260

Our deepest sympathy to the entire Masterson Family.We are out of the area at present, and will not be able to attend the visitation or funeral.Ethel was a very special Lady. She was so kind to me and my parents and I loved her very much. I will miss her !!! Love Nettie & Lyle

Lyle & Lynette Sinn, Freeburg, Illinois, 62243


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