Irvin Fix

Irvin Fix
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Irvin Christ Phillip Fix, 86, of Smithton, IL, born May 22, 1929, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at Sycamore Village, Swansea, IL.

Mr. Fix worked for the Stag Brewing Company, Belleville, IL, before his retirement.  He was also employed by Weyerhaeuser of Belleville,  the Reichert Grain Company, and Smithton Township.  He farmed in the Smithton area for many years.  He was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL, and also a member of the Smithton Turner Society, Smithton, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Bernadine Fix, nee Landolt, whom he married on May 3, 1952, and who died on December 16, 2014; his parents, John and Josephine, nee Hoh, Fix; one half brother, William Smith; five brothers, John, Richard, Raymond, Lawrence, and Elmer Fix; and one sister, Helen Englerth.

Surviving are five sons and two daughters, Herman Fix of Smithton, IL,
Elmer (Pamela) Fix of Smithton, IL,
Lawrence (Tammy) Fix of Smithton, IL,
Angela (Mark) Voss of Red Bud, IL,
Albert (Barbara) Fix of Columbia, IL,
Virginia (Martin) Weidenbenner of Belleville, IL,
and Leroy (Lori) Fix of Belleville, IL;
12 grandchildren, John (Dawn) Fix, Jordan Bunn, Lance (Ashley) Fix,
Lucas Fix (fiancee, Beth), Kelsey Fix (Zeb Moake),
Jeremy (Heather) Voss, Joshua (Lara) Voss,     Bridgett Voss,
Bradley Fix, Ryan Fix, Megan Fix, and Elisha Fix;
17 great-grandchildren;
two sisters, Vera (Albert) Juenger and Aurelia Agne;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral procession will leave at 9:45 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, from the funeral home for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Cathedral Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Vincent Mukasa and Msgr. James Buerster concelebrating.  Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

Condolences Left For Irvin Fix

Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Barbara Carroll

Barbara Carroll, Urbandale, Iowa, 50322

To the family of Irv Fix
As the former Highway Commissioner of Millstadt Twp I saw and spoke with Irv many times when he worked for Harvey and Bob. We would also speak with him at the Saturday Masses at Cathedral. He was a very nice man and we enjoyed our visits with him very much.

George and Denise Blaha, Millstadt, IL, 62260

Sorry to hear about your loss we can’t make it to the funeral you will be in our thoughts and prayers

cindy&Dave villier, beĺleville, il, 62223

To the family of Irvin, sorry I missed you at the funeral home. Very sorry to hear of Irvin’s passing. Please except my symathy. Sincerely, Mark Forcade

Mark Forcade, Smithton, Il, 62285


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