Herbert Wienstroer

Herbert Wienstroer
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Herbert Lawrence “Herb” Wienstroer, 93, of Belleville, IL, born October 19, 1921, in Lively Grove, IL, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Mr. Wienstroer retired from General Motors, where he had worked for 30 years.  He later worked at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds for 15 years.  He was a member of St. Luke’s Parish, Belleville, IL, of the St. Luke’s Men’s Club, and the South Side Improvement Association.

Herb was preceded in death by his parents, Henry J. and Josephine, nee Behrmann, Wienstroer; five brothers, Harry (Alberta), Alfred, Joseph, and Jerome Wienstroer, and one brother, Norbert, in infancy; two sisters, Elvira (Andrew) Behrmann and Irma (Raphael) Lintker; and three brothers-in-law, Peter Jennetten, Henry Kramper, and Thomas Norrenberns.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Lorraine M., nee Hummert, Wienstroer, whom he married on October 3, 1951;
three sisters, Marie Jennetten, Henrietta Kramper, and Betty Norrenberns;
four sisters-in-law, Edna Wienstroer, Gloria Wienstroer,
Annette Wienstroer, and Verena Harwerth;
a brother-in-law, Melvin Hummert;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Family Hospice, in the form of Masses, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. James Thomas officiating.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.


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