Marcella Uhl

Marcella Uhl
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Marcella “Marcie” Grace, nee Barber, Uhl, 85, formerly of Belleville, IL, born April 22, 1931, in East St. Louis, IL, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Sarasota, FL, of a cerebral hemorrhage.

Marcie was married for nearly 66 years to the love of her life, George M. Uhl. Throughout her married life, she traveled extensively in North America and Europe with George, family, and friends.  She was also active in clubs and service organizations, including the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, PEO Chapter HR, and the United Methodist Women.  After retiring in Sarasota, FL, Marcie became an avid golfer.  She loved the performing arts, reading, conversing, cooking, entertaining, and gardening, and was admired for her pie-baking skills.  She was a homemaker and had worked as an administrative assistant at Belleville East High School for ten years.

She was a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Her four grandchildren, Nicholas (Laura) Uhl, Andrew (Tessie) Uhl, Amanda (Kyle) Rensing, and Aaron (Ashley) Uhl, and seven great grandchildren, Liam and Alana Uhl, Bobby and Scarlett Uhl, Kyan and Bryson Rensing, and Weston Uhl, were the joys of her life.

Marcie was predeceased by her parents, J. B. and Esther, nee Grace, Barber.

In addition to her husband, George, she will be sorely missed by her two beloved sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey (Linda) Uhl and George “Skip” (Nancy) Uhl; her dear sister, Barbara Edwards; niece, Patty (Michael) Weidemann; nephew, Ronald (Jeanne) Edwards; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL, or to PEO Chapter HR for Cottey College.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Union United Methodist Church, 721 East Main Street, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Union United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jay Krumeich officiating.

Condolences Left For Marcella Uhl

Dear George and family,
Our sympathy on the death of your dear Marcie.
She was always so friendly and happy.
May your memories sustain and comfort you.
Robert and Shirley Whitecotton

Robert and Shirley Whitecotton, O’Fallon,, Illinois, 62269

Condolences to the Uhl family. As
neighbors for years, Mrs. Uhl was
always gracious. Paul Fink.

Paul Fink, chattanooga, tn, 37421

Please accept our sincere condolences
as we CELEBRATE your Loved One’s

Ann Heileman Karasek, Swansea, IL, 62226-1918

Dear Uhl Family,
We are sorry to learn of Marcie’s passing. The Uhls and Wagners have a long history of friendship and wonderful memories. May the smiles brought by those memories and the knowledge that Marcie is celebrating eternal life, give you peace. We are in Michigan for the summer so we are not able to attend the memorial service but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Much love,
Rusty & Sandy

Rusty & Sandy Wagner, Millstadt, IL, 62260

My deepest sympathy to the family of Marcie Uhl! Marcie was a beautiful person & good neighbor. I know she will be greatly missed by all. May she rest in peace.

Helen Wilson, Belleville, Ill., 62221

Dear Jeff,
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I will keep you in my prayers.

Catherine Kreher, Belleville, Il, 62226

Skip and Nancy,

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your mother. You have a beautiful angel to watch over you.

White Cottage

Shannon F. Hummert, Belleville, IL, 62221


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