Shirley Nevenner

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Shirley Ann Nevenner, nee Ezell, 88, of Fairview Heights, IL, born December 22, 1929, in Belleville, IL, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Nevenner was a secretary for Ameren Illinois for more than 36 years before her retirement.  She was an active member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.  She belonged to the PEA and was a member and past-president of the St. Henry Ladies Sodality.

Shirley was preceded in death her husband of 66 years, Raymond J. Nevenner Jr; her parents, Fielding R. and Helen H., nee Gerbert, Ezell; a brother, Fielding Ezell Jr.; and a sister, Norma Lee (Roger) Von Bokel.

Surviving are nieces and nephews, Stephen (Lauren) Kloess, Jean (David) Eagan, Nancy (Jim) Kostelac, Diane (Dr. Mark) Ripperda, and David (Angel) Von Bokel;
a sister, Mary B. (Paul) Kloess of Belleville, IL;
and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorials may be made in the form of Memorial Masses, or to St. Henry’s Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Kenneth York officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.


1 Comment on Shirley Nevenner

June Nichols Webb said : Guest Report Jun 09, 2018 at 1:11 AM

I worked with Shirley for over 30 years and she was a wonderful friend. I will miss her very much but I know how much she wanted to be with Ray she loved him so much. She told me that when Ray dies her life will be over. June Webb

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