Mrs. Pyszka was a sales clerk at Famous-Barr and a telephone operator at Southwestern Bell before her retirement. She was a member of the American Legion Post #58 Auxiliary and also a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Robert “Bob” Pyszka, whom she married on November 17, 1951, and who died on July 26, 2001; her parents, Martin and Lucille, nee Dammrich, Ernst; a daughter, Mary Key; and grandson, Tony Key; and a brother, Raymond Ernst.
Surviving are four children, Deborah (Gregory) Bauer of Swansea, IL,
Victoria (Jerome) Ainsworth of Collinsville, IL,
John (Janice) Pyszka of O’Fallon, IL,
and Michael Pyszka of Belleville, IL;
nine grandchildren, Drew and Douglas Bauer,
Zachary and Benjamin Ainsworth,
and Tim and Alex Cline;
a brother, Lester (Audrey) Ernst of Belleville, IL;
and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Green Mount Catholic Cemetery Chapel.
We are very sorry for your loss. Louise was a wonderful neighbor, and we have enjoyed close ties with your families for many years. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. She will be greatly missed.
Terry and Judy Hobbs
Judy and Terry Hobbs, Freeburg, Illinois, 62243
So sorry to hear about Louise’s passing. we will miss her wit at meals. She was such a fun person. We enjoyed her a lot at the table. Our prayers are with you.
Catherine and Mary Kay Pritchett, Mascoutah, IL, 62258
Debbie & Family:
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and the extended family. May your memories give you peace in knowing that your mother/grandmother will always be in your thoughts.
Dale Bauer, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 08034
Please accept the sympathy of Joe, Millie, Bob and Joey Gerling. She will be remembered in our prayers.
Gerling Family, Belleville, Illinois, 62221-6201