Ms. Andres was a librarian at the Cahokia Public Library. She had earned a bachelor’s degree at Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents, George P. and Marguerite M., nee Weber, Andres; and a sister, Sandra Andres.
Surviving are her best friend and partner, Dennis D. “Bud” Grimes of Belleville, IL;
her children, Amber (Ehsan) Malek,
Lindy (Josh) Agate,
Jason (Laurie) Grimes,
Jade Grimes (fiancé, Brian Silvey),
Jana (Scott) Geller,
David (Amber) Grimes,
Jarrod Grimes (partner, Katie Gooch),
and Brett Grimes (fiancé, Micheal Brown);
and her brother, Bruce Andres.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
Memorials may be made to the National Head Start Association (NHSA.org), to the Belleville Area Humane Society, or to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2016, at the funeral home with Rev. Drew Kramer officiating.
Marcia was a friend and a great help at the Cahokia Library. Marcia was always kind to me and always had a good word for me. I will miss her greatly. All of my love and prayers for her friends and family.
Bambi Brocco, Cahokia, Illinois, 62206
To the Family of Marcia Please accept our deepest sympathy our Hearts and prayers are with you.
Kenny Shoup, Mascoutah, IL, 62258
I was sorry to hear about Marcia’s passing. I was so looking forward to seeing her again someday at our high school reunion. Too soon, too soon. Condolences to all she left behind.
Jo Anne Childress, San Francisco, CA, 94132