Jane Dahm

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Jane Wilda Dahm, nee Tiedemann, 104, of Belleville, IL, born January 16, 1917, in Fowlerton, TX, died Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Dahm was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.  She had worked as a secretary for the St. Clair County Mental Health Association, had been past president of the board of directors of the Belleville Mental Health Center, and the first president of the board of directors of the Children’s Center for Behavioral Development, East St. Louis, IL. Mrs. Dahm had also served as co-chairman of the Red Cross volunteers for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and worked as a volunteer in the hospital for twenty years. She was an avid bridge player who played until age 95.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Joseph Dahm, Jr.; her parents, E.W. and Irma F., nee Immenhausen, Tiedemann; two sisters, Barbara (Daniel) Jett and Anne (William) Thomas; and two great-grandchildren, Steffan D. Mosher and Audrey C.M. vanUffelen.

Surviving are two children, James E. (Jean) Dahm, Sr. of Belleville, IL, and Mary C. (Jack) Drummond of Albers, IL; six grandchildren, Steve M. Drummond of Belleville, IL, Jane C. (Lowell Pearson) Drummond of Columbia, MO, Elissa J. (Ross) Karbarski of Swansea, IL, Erica L. (Jeff) Calog of Morrison, CO, Elizabeth A. (Thomas) vanUffelen of Belleville, IL, and James E. Dahm, Jr. of St. Louis, MO; four great-grandchildren, Cameron S. Mosher, Gabrielle A. (Froylan Flores) Mosher, Ian J.B. Mosher, and Anja S.M. vanUffelen; and three great-great-grandchildren, Luna E.A., Lilith C.I., and Logan X. Flores.

Memorials may be made to Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 9300 Richfield Road, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208 or to Community Integration Services, 932 Kernon Drive, Belleville, IL, 62223. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Funeral:  Private services and burial will be held.

 

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2 Comments on Jane Dahm

Diane (Lenggelder) Patton said : Guest Report Jul 05, 2021 at 6:16 PM

I just heard Jane died. She was my mother’s very best friend (Flora Lengfelder). As a young child our families would gather often. I am sending my condolences to you Jim and Mary and remembering many years ago when my brother Terry and I always liked being with you and the family. Peace, comfort and prayers!

  • Swansea
  • IL
Cindy Haas May said : Guest Report Jul 05, 2021 at 4:28 PM

Sending sympathy and thoughts of Jane, to her family. I have so many wonderful memories of Jane who was a dear friend to my mother, Helen Goalby. What a lovely lady Jane was and a great bridge partner. Sincerely, Shirley Goalby Haas Age 94 Belleville, Illinois St Francis Center at The Shrine

  • St. Louis
  • MO

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