Helen Schaller

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Helen I. Schaller, nee McQuaid, 83, of Freeburg, IL, formerly of Smithton, IL, born July 8, 1934, in Marissa, IL, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL, with her family by her side.

Mrs. Schaller retired from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital after 24 years, where she worked as an LPN.  She was an avid Cardinal baseball fan and especially enjoyed being a part of her family’s life, rarely missing an event for children or grandchildren.

Mrs. Schaller was preceded in death by her parents, Earl F. and Sadie I., nee Doolin, McQuaid; a brother, Lester McQuaid; a sister, Melba Wells; and a granddaughter, Melissa Koerber.

Surviving are her children, Robert Rodden Schaller (Lynn Richards), Richard (Claire) Rodden Schaller, Cathy (Glen) Burgard, Karen Ehret (Mike Bangert), Patricia Recker, and Jon Schaller;
13 grandchildren, Jeff, Tim, Angela, Elizabeth, Dee, Jared, Andrew, Amy, Leslie, Matthew, Kaylie, Jack, and Brad;
16 great-grandchildren, Cody, Maci, Logan, Gavin, Ethan, Mason, Marissa, Andrew, Emma, Kylie, Nancy, Jake, Kate, Jed, Maxx, and Olivia;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Per Helen’s wishes, anatomical donation to Washington University School of Medicine was accorded.


1 Comment on Helen Schaller

Ron and Sharon Morfick said : Guest Report Nov 08, 2017 at 8:06 PM

Jon, So sorry for your loss.You and your Mother are in our thoughts and prayers.

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