Raymond Dahm

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Raymond H. Dahm, 90, of Belleville, IL, born April 5, 1929, in Stookey Township, IL, died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Mercy Rehab & Care Center, Swansea, IL.

Mr. Dahm was the manager of Citizens Park and Belleville Parks & Recreation before his retirement and in previous years had worked as an operating engineer and belonged to Operating Engineers Local #520. He was a board member of Citizen’s Park for over 37 years and was a life member of Belleville Little Devils Football.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Julius and Selma, nee Keck, Dahm; a sister, Katheryn Dahm; and a brother, John Dahm.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Verna, nee Jung, Dahm, whom he married on May 3, 1958;
his children, Donna Monroe of Belleville, IL,
Dennis (Toni) Dahm of New Baden, IL,
Mike (Debby) Taylor of Waterloo, IL, Steve Taylor of Belleville, IL,
Debbie (John) Alesaski, of O’Fallon, IL, Deann (Mike) Dahm of Belleville, IL,
Raymond M. (Gerry) Dahm of Millstadt, IL,
and Terry (Shari) Dahm of Belleville, IL;
17 grandchildren;
21 great-grandchildren;
and two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Dahm and Betty Huwer.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the staffs of Hospice of Southern Illinois and Mercy Rehab and Care Center, Swansea, IL.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating.

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


9 Comments on Raymond Dahm

Terry Conard said : Guest Report Nov 16, 2019 at 3:18 AM

Prayers for verna and all the dahms. So sorry .

  • Collinsville
  • Illinois
Jim Speier said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2019 at 3:04 PM

Ray, Gerry and family Jo and I are truly sorry for your loss. We will keep you our thoughts and prayers!!!

  • Flint
  • Texas
Kelly Howell said : Guest Report Nov 15, 2019 at 3:53 AM

Ray and Gerry and ALL the Dahms, So sorry to hear of your loss/ Our prayer are with you.

  • Millstadt
  • IL
Brad P Gain said : Guest Report Nov 14, 2019 at 8:28 PM

Terry & Shari, so sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Brad & Carla

  • Troy
  • Illinois
Sue Coombs said : Guest Report Nov 14, 2019 at 6:07 PM

Sending everyone our love

  • Washington
  • Illinois
Tom Slate said : Guest Report Nov 14, 2019 at 3:01 PM

My deepest condolences for the loss of your father, I remember your father as a great person and and a mentor to whom one would always look forward to. May he rest in peace.

  • Jacksonville
  • Illinois
Glenna Howell said : Guest Report Nov 13, 2019 at 4:12 PM

Ray and Gerry, I was so sorry to read of Ray's father's death. Please accept my condolences. He raised a fine son.

  • Shiloh
  • IL
Patricia Rigney said : Guest Report Nov 10, 2019 at 6:46 AM

My sympathy to all the Dahms...you are all in my thoughts and prayers on this very sad day. Very well loved and respected man to his family, friends and community. May he Rest In Peace

  • Belleville
  • IL
Andrea Allen said : Guest Report Nov 10, 2019 at 5:33 AM

I’m sorry for your loss, Dahm family. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Carrollton
  • TX

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