Mr. Gain was the owner of the former H. “Joe” Gain OBC Wrecking, and later worked for and eventually retired from Hank’s Excavating. He loved to ride motorcycles and was a member of the GWTA, and the River Bend Riders Club, Belleville, IL. Joe was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Henrietta, nee Lampe, Gain; a sister, Marcella (Ronnie) Cox; and a sister-in-law, Rita Gain.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Mary Ann, nee Rensing, Gain, whom he married on August 28, 1965;
a daughter, Tammy (Steven) Flach;
a granddaughter, Amber Flach;
two brothers, Oscar (Sandee) Gain, and Donald Gain;
four sisters, Doris (Tiff) Barrett, Rosemary (Larry) Hamann,
Marilyn (Reggie) Rossi, and Cindy (John) Wojda;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 9, 2020, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and a limited number of visitors at any one time will be observed.
Funeral: Private family funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.