Marge was a member of St. Teresa Church, Belleville, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the Perpetual Help Women’s Club, and the Legion of Mary. She enjoyed playing in multiple card clubs, bowling leagues, golf leagues, and was an avid fisherman. She was a member of the Moose Lodge and loved meeting friends frequently for meals and a game of cards.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Marcel J. Von Bokel, whom she married on May 5, 1956, and who died on December 18, 1994; her parents, Aloys and Frances, nee Timmermann, Litteken; her dear friend, Gerald Schilling; a sister, Sylvia Rakers; two brothers, Dave (Olie) Litteken, and Dan (Mary) Litteken, and four brothers-in-law, Kenneth Thouvenot, Roger (Norma) Von Bokel, Stanley Von Bokel and Lester Von Bokel.
She is survived by her sons, Mark (Bunny) Von Bokel and Tom (Jada) Von Bokel;
a grandson, Logan (Carly) Von Bokel;
two granddaughters, Olivia and Madeline Von Bokel;
a sister, Lydia Thouvenot;
two brothers, Jim (Thelma) Litteken and Aloys (Carol) Litteken;
a brother-in-law, Dennis (Dottie) Von Bokel;
and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Teresa Church, Hospice of Southern IL, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2023, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2023, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Jim Thomas officiating.
Burial will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.