Kenneth Mather

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Kenneth Mather, 93, of Belleville, IL, born June 10, 1927, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Emily, nee Nord, Mather; two brothers, Theodore Mather and Freddy (Dorothy) Mather; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Marie Huschle; and a brother-in-law, Bob Huschle.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Margaret Mather, whom he married on September 6, 1965; two daughters, Ellen (Tadd) Moore and Kathy Hawanchak; three grandchildren, Gavin Moore, Joey Hawanchak, and Tommy Hawanchak; a sister-in-law, Jackie Huschle; a brother-in-law, Donald Huschle; a niece, Michelle (Mike) Quirin; a nephew, Scott (Dawn) Huschle; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.  Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing, will be observed.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 5, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.

Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.



2 Comments on Kenneth Mather

Dr McDermott said : Guest Report Mar 04, 2021 at 8:25 AM

So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. He was such a pleasure to care for. My condolences to Margaret and family. Prayers coming your way.

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Margaret Schwaegel Stice said : Guest Report Mar 03, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Dear Margaret, Ellen and Kathy, I’m so sorry to hear about your loss today. Please know that we are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

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