Frances Shadewaldt

Frances Shadewaldt
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Frances L. Shadewaldt, nee Gale, 92, of Belleville, IL, born July 28, 1922, in Bristol, England, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center of Swansea, Swansea, IL.

Mrs. Shadewaldt was an artist.  She was a former and very active member of Faith Methodist Church in Polo, IL.  Frances was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James P. Shadewaldt, whom she married on February 12, 1945, in London, England, and who died on November 15, 2011; her parents, Albert John Edward and Alice, nee Pavey, Gale; and a brother, Albert Gale.

Surviving are her daughter, Gail (Jim) Brueggeman of Fairview Heights, IL;
two grandchildren, Julie (Craig) Dumstorff,
and Jeff (Robyn) Brueggeman;
and four great-grandchildren, Jared and Carson Dumstorff,
and Lillian and Landon Brueggeman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to Faith United Methodist church, 702 East Dixon St., Polo, IL 61064.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Cari Frus officiating.

Visitation:  Friends may call following the service from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington, IL.

Condolences Left For Frances Shadewaldt

Gail, our deepest sympathy
to you and your family on the death of your mother. Let her happy memories help you and your family through this loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.



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