Robert Ullrich

Robert Ullrich
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Robert Jacob Ullrich, 81, of Belleville, IL, born March 16, 1934, in Belleville, IL, died Monday, February 1, 2016, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Ullrich retired as the director of purchasing for Belleville Area College (now Southwestern Illinois College) after 28 years of service.  He had previously worked for the Nestle Company and Emerson Electric.  He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis.  Bob was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob W. and Rosa, nee Handrich, Ullrich.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Norma Jean, nee Nagel, Ullrich, whom he married in 1960;
two daughters, Lynn (John) Budde of Swansea, IL,
and Lauren (David) Frerichs of Belleville, IL;
four grandchildren, Alyssa (Cole) Kaemmerer, Lindsay (Kody) Chamness,
Michael Frerichs, and Ryan Frerichs;
and a sister, Marianne (George) Swick of Muskegon, MI.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Herbert Schafale.  Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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We will miss you grandpa! 🙁

Lindsay Chamness


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