Irene Flassig

Irene Flassig
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Irene Malinda Flassig, nee Fehmel, 90, of Belleville, IL, born December 16, 1925, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Flassig retired from the accounting department at First National Bank of Belleville and was a member of the Retirees Association of First National Bank.  Irene was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, and a former member of the Quail Restoration Club.  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, needlepoint, reading, and watching westerns and game shows on television.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 55 years, Elmer Flassig, whom she married on October 25, 1947, and who died on October 21, 2002; her parents, Henry M. and Mary E., nee Barnes, Fehmel; two sisters, Marie Roeder and Eleanor (Maynard) Thompson; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Flassig; and a great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn A. Flassig.

Surviving are two daughters and a son,
Janet (Jeffrey) Bauer of Shiloh, IL,
Jerry Flassig of Leslie, MO,
and Jill (David) Rutter of Shiloh, IL;
six grandchildren,
Jaime (Adam) Martin of Union, MO,
Dustin (Lacie) Flassig of Affton, MO,
Brian (Heidi) Rutter of O’Fallon, IL,
Courtney (Tom) Ahrens of Sullivan, MO,
Drew (Michelle) Rutter of O’Fallon, IL,
and Ian (Susana) Rutter of Belleville, IL;
five great-grandchildren,
Samantha and Emily Flassig,
Trenton and Jaxson Ahrens,
and Conor Rutter;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Irene’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staff at Sycamore Village for the care she received there.

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

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the funeral home with Rev. Drew Kramer officiating.  Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.


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