Lawrence Biegler

Lawrence Biegler
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Lawrence A. “Larry” Biegler, 62, of Belleville, IL, born August 10, 1953, in East St. Louis, IL, died Monday, October 26, 2015, at his residence, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Biegler worked as a sales manager for the Sara Lee Corporation before his retirement.  He was an avid golfer and a wonderful grandfather.  Larry was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Kyle and Benjamin Biegler; and his parents, Thomas G. and Gloria M., nee Vonnahme, Biegler.

Surviving are his wife of 24 years, Rochelle E. “Shelley”, nee Withouse, Biegler, whom he married on November 24, 1990;
one son, Daniel J. (Maggie) Biegler of Hawaii;
one daughter, Mackenzie E. Biegler of Belleville, IL;
two grandchildren, Kai L. Biegler
and Maia A. Biegler, both of Hawaii;
two brothers, Carl T. (Mary) Biegler of Jerseyville, IL,
and Martin L. Biegler of Belleville, IL;
his mother-in-law, RosaLea Withouse of Belleville, IL;
a brother-in-law, Marty (Kim) Withouse of Millstadt;
many nieces and nephews;
special cousins;
and his good friend, Pete Hill.

Memorials may be made to Little People of America or to the American Cancer Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, October 31, 2015, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 31, 2015, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Father Matthew Elie officiating.  Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Lawrence Biegler

Shelly, Mac, Carl, Marty and family
We are so sadden by loss of Larry. I am totally blessed that I got to visit with him in August in Springfield along with Carl and Marty. Cousins are a Special part of your life and he truly was. Our thoughts, love and prayers go out to All of you. Love the Cuz Mary Ellen and family

Mary Ellen and Duffy Moore, Portland, OR, 97230

Shelley, Mac and family. Larry lived a tremendous life and will be greatly missed by all of us lucky enough to have known him. I just wish he would have let me win at golf just once.

Wallace Family, Cherry Hills Village, CO, 80113

Our deepest regrets to Larry’s family. He was a wonderful family man, so much fun and will truly be missed by all that knew him, Sorry we won’t be in town for the services. Marlene & Curt Satterthwaite

Marlene Blaha Satterthwaite, Viera, Florida, 32955

Condolences for your loss. Larry was a good man and a good father. He was always there for his kids.

John Theismann, Nancy Biegler-Theismann, Kapoho, Hi, 96778

I am so saddened by your loss. Larry was a wonderful father and I was honored to know him as a friend and also as Danny & Kyle’s father at Signal Hill School. My deepest sympathy to Dan and the rest of his family.

Kathy Burch, St Pete Beach, FL, 33706

My deepest sympathy for my cousin Larrys family & friends. I’ve known him and his brothers the Biegler Boys my whole life. My sisters & I loved to visit our special cousins. Larry was always fun and kind to me. I know he will be truly missed. I do. Love Lori

Lori Lincoln, Springfield , MO, 65802

Saddened and sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Condolences on his passing and prayers and thoughts at this time of loss being sent along. May you find peace and comfort in remembering him and his presence in your life. Kevin

Kevin Biegler (Vernon and Virginia’s son), Mound, Minnesota, 55364

My sincere sympathy to Larry’s family. I had the pleasure of working with Larry for many years at Sara Lee – I refer to those days as the Camelot Years at Sara Lee.
We worked hard, played hard, and made our company a lot of money. Larry was good at what he did. He was a good man.

John Tuttle, East Hampton , Ct, 06424

I am so sorry, Marty, for your loss and that of your entire family. I am working Saturday, but will set aside time to pray for all of you.


susan perez, swansea, il, 62226

Praying for you, Rochelle and Kenz, during this rough time. He was such a wonderful man and awesome soccer coach! I’ll never forget him!!
Love you guys!

Meghan McKenzie-Whitten, Freeburg, Illinois, 62243

Larry was a gentle man and, as my teenage son would say, “chill”. What a great dad! He was taken from us way too soon. Jody, Tony, and the boys❤️

The Rask Family , St. Louis , Mo, 63129

Shelley and entire Biegler family, so sad for your loss.Larry will be missed.

Donny Dahm, Belleville, ,

Shelley …so sorry to hear of Larrys passing…..

Junus R. DaRugna, Camino Island, WA, 98282

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Belter Family, Belleville, IL, 62223

Shelley & Kenzie, I found out about Larry’s passing today. I hope you find some peace from the number of friends and family who are sharing your grief. I speak for all of us in saying “you are loved”. I know Mom will extend that to you personally. Our deepest sympathy from the Jones clan.

Steve Jones & Stephen Jones, Houston, Texas, 77385

All that knew him know what a cool person he was .
I spent many hours with him as we were good friends at Queen of Peace grade school .
So many great qualities as a human being . We were all lucky to have spent time with him and my best wishes to his family .

Denny Alberts, Tucson , Az., 85750

Marty, I’m very sorry for your loss.
I will keep Larry and family in my prayers.

Dave Flach, Mascoutah , Il., 62258

We will miss Larry, for sure. So sorry for his passing. I knew Larry more doing our teenage to young adult years. Great times! We all had…. Larry was always the cool calm and a genuine man! Our deepest sympathy to all and his family. Jim and Sharon Anderson

Jim Anderson, Mount Prospect , Illinois , 60056

Very sorry for your loss. He was a great guy with an ever present smile. He was a true friend to my brother Chris. I can see Larry, Kyle and Benjamin, Tomcat and Gloria and Chris fishin’ at the farmhouse.
So sorry I could not express in person as I was out of town.

Corky Smith and family, Belleville, IL, 62226


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