Eugene Bringaze

Eugene Bringaze
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Eugene A. “Bud” Bringaze Jr., 81, of Belleville, IL, born June 5, 1933, in Springfield, IL, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Helia Southbelt Healthcare, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Bringaze was a retired salesman from Hunter Packing in East. St. Louis, IL.                     Bud served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.  He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Pope John Paul 1st 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus Council #4239 in O’Fallon, IL and also a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Lila, nee Lawless, Bringaze;
two sisters, Marian (Robert) Heid and Lila (George) Rabbitt; a brother-in-law, Walter Asbury; and his beloved cat, Sylvester.

Surviving are his wife, Velda “Lou” Bringaze, whom he married February 16, 1957;
three sons and a daughter, Patricia M. Bringaze, of O’Fallon, IL,
Eugene A. Bringaze III, of O’Fallon, IL,
Thomas J. Bringaze, of Barnhart, MO
and John D. Bringaze, of O’Fallon, IL;
three grandchildren, Anthony J. Bringaze,
Mallory M. Bringaze
and Carly J. Bringaze;
a sister, Barbara Asbury, of Belleville, IL
and a dear friend Andrew Walker, of Swansea, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Research Center or to Area 12 Special Olympics.  Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation:  Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015, at St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Ken York officiating.  Burial will follow at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Eugene Bringaze

I am sorry for your loss

Don Bingman, Effingham, Ill, 62401

So sorry to hear of Bud’s passing. Prayers to my sister and niece and nephews. Bud was a special and funny brother-in-law. Won’t be able to be there, but will hold all of you in my heart and thoughts.
Love to all of you.

Sharon Sanderfield, Corona, CA, 92879

Our deepest sympathy to all of you during this very hard time.

Rhonda Walker, Paris, Il, 61944


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