Paul Seibert

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Paul A. Seibert, 89, of Belleville, IL, born February 28, 1931, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Memorial Hospital, Shiloh, IL.

Mr. Seibert was the Superintendent of Maintenance for the St. Clair County Highway Department before his retirement. He was a St. Clair County Board Member and served as a City of Belleville Alderman for 39 years. Paul was a member of Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL, and a member of the Masonic Ainad Temple.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Dixie M. Seibert, nee Johnson, whom he married on January 12, 1953, and who died on February 7, 2017; a daughter, Debra “Debi” Jo McWhorter; a son in infancy, Paul Seibert III; his parents, Paul A. and Arlene E., nee Klemme, Seibert; and a brother, Edward Seibert.

Surviving are four children, Tammie Daesch, Rick (Linda) Seibert, Rhonda (Frank) Busby, and Mark (Beth) Seibert;
a son-in-law, David McWhorter;
nine grandchildren, Ray Daesch, Jared Griffin, Rickey Seibert, Colin Busby, Austin Seibert, Logan Seibert,
Amanda Brumley, Nellie Busby, and Lenore Busby;
seven great-grandchildren, Luke Daesch, Colton Seibert, Faith Nichols, Chloe Greenwood,
Jackson Brumley, Reed Hurt, and Ian Spencer;
and a sister, Marlene Bruehl.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private family services will be held at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.


4 Comments on Paul Seibert

George Chance said : Guest Report Jul 08, 2020 at 7:33 AM

Paul and I worked many years together at the County Highway Department. We became good friends and loved to bet on the horses at Fairmount. He was a great man and a great friend.

  • Caseyville
  • Illinois
Martha Fellner said : Guest Report Jul 07, 2020 at 2:44 PM

Paul was always there for us in time of need. Paul as Dixie were wonderful neighbors our children grew up together and we always felt safe having wonderful neighbors as they were Will be missed by Martha Fellner and family

  • Belleville
  • Il
Marilyn M Newell Wikgren said : Guest Report Jul 07, 2020 at 11:06 AM

A long time neighbor. Our children grew up together. Always there for our needs and just decent folks in Belleville. His dad was pur alderman when we moved in. Our deepest sympathy to the family. Always felt safe with them living across the street.

  • Freeburg
  • Illinois
Edward Dougherty Jr said : Guest Report Jul 06, 2020 at 4:03 PM

Paul and I worked together many hot summer days on rural county roads. He always was pleasant to work with. Always a smile and a joke. will miss him.

  • Belleville
  • Il

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