Marilee Black

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Marilee Kay Black, nee Boeving, 75, of Belleville, IL, born December 8, 1942, in Highland, IL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh, IL.

Marilee was a 1960 graduate of Mascoutah Community High School.  She opened the Belleville Barber College in 1960 with her father, where she worked for more than 30 years. On February 22, 1964, she married Kent J. Black in Mascoutah, IL.  They enjoyed 54 years of life together.  She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cornelius and Leona, nee Kebel, Boeving; and a brother-in-law, James Black.

Surviving are her husband, Kent J. Black;
three children, Todd (Kym) Black of Dallas, TX, Scott Black (Kathy Williams) of O’Fallon, IL, and Cheryl (Ellis) Corso of O’Fallon, IL;
her cherished grandchildren, Codie and Hayden Black, Leah and Alyssa Corso, and Kyle Black;
two brothers, Kevin and Tim Boeving;
her step-mother, Betty Johnston;
a sister-in-law, Fran Black;
a niece, Lesa Black-Bachman;
and a nephew, David Black.

The family would like to thank the staff at Mercy Care Center, Memorial Hospital, and especially Dr. Yogi Patel for his dedication and compassion.

Marilee will always be remembered by her warm smile.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Herbert Schafale officiating.


6 Comments on Marilee Black

Susan Duhr (Braswell) said : Guest Report Aug 26, 2018 at 7:08 PM

To the family of Marileen . God be with you in your loss Praying that God will grant you peace to ease your heart. I am so sorry for your loss Marilee was a wonderful person.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Mr. and. Mrs. Ryan Brown said : Guest Report Jun 13, 2018 at 9:21 PM

Sympathies in the passing of your mother. We are thinking of you and your family during this time. God Bless

  • Ofallon
  • Il
Scott Moss said : Guest Report Jun 13, 2018 at 2:36 PM

Deepest sympathies and our condolences to you and your family. May our bonds of brotherhood and friendship help you in this time of grief. She is forever the mom of a “boat guy” and great shipmate and her loss is felt by the entire 14 family.

  • Granite City
  • IL
Carol Dye said : Guest Report Jun 13, 2018 at 12:44 PM

Cheryl, thinking of you and your family, cherish the memories.

  • OFallon
  • IL
Rusty & Lisa Teal said : Guest Report Jun 12, 2018 at 11:17 PM

Cheryl, We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of your Momma. She is in the loving hands of our Heavenly Father. Always remember the great times you had and how much she loved all of you and that is something you will always cherish!❤???? Rusty & Lisa Teal XOXO

  • OFallon
  • MO
Kathleen Taylor said : Guest Report Jun 11, 2018 at 6:08 PM

My deepest sympathy to you, Kent, and the family. I am so sorry and there are no words at a time like this. She will be greatly missed. Again, my condolences ?

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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