Judy Alton

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Judy W. Alton, nee Mansker, 87, of Belleville, IL, born April 24, 1932, in Tilden, IL, died Monday, February 24, 2020, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Ms. Alton was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was always there to help family and friends. She was very kind, very spiritual, and loved animals. She loved playing cards with family, especially Skip-Bo. Judy loved working in the yard, taking long afternoon drives with Vince, and eating out. She ran A-Z Cleaning Service until her retirement 20 years ago.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Della, nee Burger, Mansker; the father of her children, Lee Alton; two sisters-in-law, Mary Douglas and Barbra Anderson; a cousin, Irene Cholewa; a nephew, Ronnie Prohaska; her dear companion, Vince Callico; and dear friend, Melinda Mudd.

Surviving are a son, James L. Alton of Belleville, IL;
a daughter, Cheri L. (Mark) Ehret of Belleville, IL;
five grandchildren, Justin Nollau (Vikki Taylor)
Jordan (Whitnie) Nollau,
Mark (Becky) Ehret,
Julie (Megan) Ehret,
and Jenna Ehret (Teddy) Trotman;
four great-grandchildren, Easton Nollau, Miles and Luke Ehret, and Kendall Ehret;
cousins, Diana Clark, Donna Chappel,
and Shannon (Ron) Ellet;
two sisters-in-law, Joann (Ron) Forhan, and Carol Alton;
and many cousins, nieces, and nephews;
and many friends at Freeburg Care Center.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.

Private burial will be held at a later date.


7 Comments on Judy Alton

Sharon utz said : Guest Report Mar 03, 2020 at 2:32 AM

So sorry for your loss Jim. Thoughts and prayers for you

  • New Athens
  • Il
Nan Carney said : Guest Report Mar 02, 2020 at 9:59 PM

Cheri, Jim, and Family, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Pat Prohaska said : Guest Report Feb 28, 2020 at 10:37 PM

Jim and family, My heart goes out to you for the loss of your mom. Judy was an especially sweet lady as you well know. She is now at peace. Ron and I both loved her very much. Hugs to all!

  • Orlando
  • FL
Ruth Ann Groth said : Guest Report Feb 28, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Jim, Sorry to hear about your mother. Thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers. Ruth Ann

  • Freeburg
  • IL
roy&cheryl bartlett said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2020 at 3:59 PM

we feel your pain&loss.she is at peace now

  • freeburg
  • il.
Joyce Mense said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2020 at 1:34 PM

Dear Jim so sorry to hear if your moms passing U were a devoted son to her hugs sent to u Joyce

  • Freeburg
  • Ill
Carol Alton said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2020 at 9:06 AM

Rest In Peace Judy. I’m sure you are with the angels, family and friends now. My condolences to Cheri, Jim and all family member. I’m sorry not to be able to be there. Sending love and big hugs to all. Carol

  • Paris
  • France

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