Tommie Hubich

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Kai “Tommie” Hubich, 29, of Belleville, Ill. passed away on January 3, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Tommie is survived by his mother, Manuela Hubich-Tennant (nee Kallenbach) and stepfather, Mitch Ward of Belleville, Ill.;
father, Hubert Hubich of Germany;
brother, Bennie Hubich;
sister, Tiffany Tennant;
maternal grandmother, Ursula Kallenbach;
paternal grandmother, Brigitte Hubich;
maternal aunt, Camelia Cagla (nee Kallenbach) and family;
maternal aunt, Bianca Kallenbach and family;
paternal uncle, Axel Hubich and family;
paternal aunt, Simone Lahm (nee Hubich);
other beloved extended family;
and many cherished friends.

Tommie is a 2008 graduate of Belleville Township High School West. After high school, Tommie went to work at The Roemer Topf restaurant in Mascoutah. Subsequently he worked side by side with his mother in the family business at Ela’s Gasthaus, most recently he worked for Wal Mart.

He loved road trips, camping, fishing, 4-wheeling, flea markets, yard sales, auctions, gaming, antique hunting, cooking, woodworking, gardening, and playing practical jokes on folks. Tommie also created a You Tube channel “Big Tommie” where he showcased his many bargain hunting finds. Tommie enjoyed many hobbies, adventures, and animals, as well as spending time with friends and family.

He was blessed with a wicked sense of humor, mischievous smile, kind heart, and a beautiful soul.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to his GoFundMe page on Facebook. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

He is loved and will be missed dearly.

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, 120 North Illinois Street, Belleville, Ill. 62220.



9 Comments on Tommie Hubich

Cassandra Draper said : Guest Report Jan 08, 2020 at 1:39 AM

I love you Mama Ela, I pray for your strength during this difficult time . I know it will never get easier.. but I'm here for you when times get tough, if you ever need anything please don't hesitate. Love you and Tommie

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Christa Hohman said : Guest Report Jan 06, 2020 at 3:43 PM

Mein herzliches Beileid, liebe Manuela! Ich bete um Troestung fuer Dich und Deiner Familie in dieser schweren Zeit. Liebe Gruesse, Deine Christa

  • Highland
  • IL
carmen Walk said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2020 at 9:08 PM

It is difficult to find comforting words on such an occasion,but i would like to express my sympathy and wish you a lot of strength, calmness and confidence. I also wish you dear people around you who are by your side.

  • seelen
  • germany
Elfriede Latourelle said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2020 at 4:10 PM

Manuela, es tut mir so leid zu hören, das du von Tommie Abschied nehmen musstest. Ich denke an Dich/Euch und wünsche Dir Kraft und Hoffnung, diese schwere Zeit zu überstehen. Mein Mitgefühl und Beileid, Elfriede

  • Albuquerque
  • NM
Hubert Hubich said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2020 at 8:35 AM

Tommie Hubich Solange sich jemand mit Liebe an dich erinnert, ist man nicht vollständig tot. Du wirst für immer Tief in unseren Herzen sein. Dein Vater Hubert Dein Brüder Bennie u. Luca Deine Oma Brigitte Und der Rest der Familie

  • Obermoschel
  • Deutschland
Michaela hiller said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2020 at 7:02 AM

Mein Herzliches Beileid der ganzen Familie

  • Ramstein
  • Deutschland
Chrissy said : Guest Report Jan 05, 2020 at 5:39 AM

My heart aches for the loss of this fun, witty, hardworking, super smart, kind young man. The world will not be the same without him. Sending allot of prayers, love and hugs to his beautiful momma. ???

  • Carlyle
  • Illinois
Judy and Tammy Hartman said : Guest Report Jan 04, 2020 at 11:51 PM

We are so sorry to for your loss ? Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers ?? Love you, Tammy and Judy ?❤️

  • Galva
  • Il
yvonne hompson said : Guest Report Jan 04, 2020 at 11:29 PM

Ela i am so sorry for your loss...Tommy was a wonderful caring young man, he had a heart of gold, he will be missed by all, So Sorry Hug's.

  • Belleville
  • Illinois

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