Grace Booten

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Grace Arlene Booten, nee Frawley, 87, of Belleville, IL, born March 1, 1931, in East St. Louis, IL, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at her residence.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Eugene Booten, who passed away on February 8, 1998; her parents, Eugene and Grace, nee Hall, Frawley; four brothers, James, John, Donald and Edward Frawley; and her beloved canine companion of 19 years, Chloe, who passed away in 2017.

Surviving are three daughters, Wendy Arlene Schmitt, Cheryl Elizabeth (Irwin, III) Reeb, and Susan Jean (Craig) Keller;
six grandchildren, Heather Renee (Jeff) Humes, Jared Eugene (Kim) Schmitt, Sara Elizabeth (Joseph) Robertson, Adam John (Alyssa) Reeb, Shannon Nicole (Dan) Pistor, and Chad Clare Keller;
and seven great-grandchildren, Hailey and Payton Groennert, Bradley, Colby and Elizabeth Robertson, Forrest Reeb, and Paislee Schmitt.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  A private graveside service will be held.

Arrangement by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.


3 Comments on Grace Booten

Judy Messmer said : Guest Report May 21, 2018 at 1:04 PM

So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking with Grace at family events.

  • St Louis
  • MO
Touchette Hospital Family said : Guest Report May 18, 2018 at 4:09 PM

Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Cheryl, Irwin and all of the family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.

  • Centreville
  • IL
Rocky and Betty Hasenstab said : Guest Report May 17, 2018 at 6:01 PM

Sad to hear of Grace’s passing. She was a good neighbor for the 17 years we lived across Timothy from her and Fred. Sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.

  • Waterloo
  • Il

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