Mr. Lieb worked for Stag Brewery for 40 years before his retirement. He also worked for Fritz Distributing for 5 years. Ken was an avid golfer. He was the founding member of the TNT Golf League and served as the president for 5 years. He was a past member of the Belleville Moose Lodge. Ken also enjoyed watching hockey, woodworking, and traveling extensively.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Rowena, nee Dawson, Lieb; a brother, Donald Lieb; and a sister, Delores Hammer.
Surviving are his wife and the love of his life for nearly 71 years, Shirley Jean, nee Hausmann, Lieb, whom he married on June 14, 1947;
a daughter, Kendra (Jerry) Haris of Waterloo, IL;
a son, Larry (Michelle) Lieb of Paducah, KY;
four grandchildren, Ryan (Sherry) Harris of Brandon, MS, Jeremy (Stacy) Harris of Raymore, MO, Kristin Harris of Waterloo, IL, Matt Lieb of Oregon;
eight great-grandchildren, Emma, Kason, and Kane Moskop, Molly and Lilly Harris, Jace and Harper Harris, and Chloe Lieb;
and a niece, nephews and many friends.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Hospice of Southern Illinois and the Oak Hill Nursing Home for the care given to Ken.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the funeral home.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 1p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.
Burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.