Pearl Siebenberger

Pearl Siebenberger
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Pearl Siebenberger, nee Chinn, 99, of Belleville, IL, born May 3, 1916, in Williamsburg, KY, died Saturday, August 22, 2015, at The Fountains of Shiloh, surrounded by her family.

Pearl was a spunky lady who loved life.  She enjoyed her family and friends, and she liked being the life of the party.  She was blessed with a quick wit and a sharp mind. Her hobby was “kids”, and she immensely enjoyed being a mother and grandmother and spoiling her children. She loved her dogs, Misty and Daisy.

Mrs. Siebenberger was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Clarence W. Siebenberger, whom she married May 16, 1936, and who died March 2, 1997; her daughter, Janice Fay Siebenberger, in infancy; her parents, Charles and Lucy, nee Jarboe, Chinn; five brothers, Clarence, Fred, Arnold, Clyde, and Grant Chinn; three sisters, Mary Bailey, Jean Farley, and Georgia Smith; and many dear in-laws, especially Delores Peters and Betty Staub.

Surviving are two sons, Dennis (Joan) Siebenberger of Waterloo, IL,
and Larry (Karen) Siebenberger of Swansea, IL;
three grandsons, Douglas (Michelle) Siebenberger of Smithton, IL,
and David (Helen) Siebenberger and Dale (Christine) Siebenberger, both of Waterloo, IL;
three granddaughters, Cassie (William) Harrison of Vernon Hills, IL,
and Katie Siebenberger (fiancé Tim Hittler) and Clare Siebenberger (fiancé Ryan Freund), both of Swansea, IL;
nine great-grandchildren, Liam Harrison,
Derek, Cody, Ella, Dustin, Dylan Siebenberger,
Jennifer (Josh) Schmitz, Jessica (Alex) Schmidt, Stephanie (Todd) Rick;
one great-great-granddaughter, Bailey Rick;
a dear-brother-in-law, F. Walter Peters;
special nieces and nephew, Joan (Dick) Nallick, James (Sandy) Bailey,
and Pat (Gilbert) Harter, and many other loving nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Pearl’s family would like to thank her friends and the staff at The Fountains of Shiloh. She very much enjoyed her last years there.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at the funeral home, with Rev. Drew Kramer officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Pearl Siebenberger

What a wonderful lady! She will be missed by us all. She was our friend and neighbor and we will never forget the memories of swinging on her swing eating pringles and drinking a Dr. Pepper. If I couldn’t find the kids all I would have to do is look across the yards and there they would be swinging with Pearl. Sorry for your loss! Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Peggy & Tim Nauman & Family, Swansea, Il, 62226


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