Jean Lanter

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Jean V. Lanter, 88, of Belleville, IL, born February 28, 1929, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, July 16, 2017, at her residence in Belleville, IL.

Jean worked at Pet, Inc. for 39 years before her retirement.  She was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Adele, nee Louis, Lanter; four brothers, Cletus, Kenneth, Clifford, and August Lanter; and four sisters, Florence Schindler, Dolores Grimmer, Adeloise Bress, and Rita Schwaeger.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.

Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Jean Lanter

We just want to extend our sympathy to the family and say what a special lady Jean was. She was always so neatly dressed and would usually have have a smile somewhere in her conversation. We are cousins of Rita Schwaegel

Carolyn & Ralph Wottowa, O’Fallon, IL, 62269

Dear Jean,
Over the years got to know all your sisters, always was happy to see you at St Augustine Church. Prayers for you and have a great time in heaven with all.

Marcella Stauder, Swansea, Il, 62226

I met Jean through our parish St. Augustine. During my visits with her I can only say how I admired her attitude. She was truely a lady in every sense in her sorrow and her joy and humility. My sympathies to you all. She will be missed.

Paula Sobol, Belleville, Il, 62226


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