Vanessa Broussard

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Vanessa Broussard, 65, of Tilden, IL, born June 26, 1952, in Belleville, IL, died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Sparta Community Hospital, Sparta, IL.

Vanessa retired from the Chester Mental Health Center in Chester, IL.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Freeburg, IL.  She loved the Lord and loved helping others.  Shopping and going on short trips were among her favorite things to do, but most of all, she loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents who raised her, Lawrence “Mike” and Fleta “Terry” Krauss; a grandson, Lawrence Michael Broussard; and a nephew, Jacob Lowe.

Surviving are her husband, Harvey Fuller;
a son, Lance (Racheal) Broussard;
two grandsons, Noah and Dakota Broussard;
her father, Joseph Broussard of Hemphill, TX;
her mother, Rosemarie, nee Pope, Burns of Marissa, IL;
two brothers, Joe Broussard of Coulterville, IL, and Kevin Lowe of Marissa, IL;
two sisters, Lori (Bob) Bauer of Freeburg, IL, and Donna Faye Broussard Dubke of Starks, LA;
an aunt, Barb Kennedy;
four nephews, Joe Broussard,Christian (Rachel) Broussard of Marissa, IL, Bob (Terri) Bauer of Freeburg, IL, and Ross (Lena) Bauer of Lebanon, IL;
and three nieces, Heather Hood of Marion, IL, Ellie (Bob) Borg of Tilden, IL, and Shannon Bauer of Lebanon, IL.

Memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral:  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at Faith Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL, with Rev. Paul Kurrelmeyer officiating.


3 Comments on Vanessa Broussard

Patty Middendorf said : Guest Report Jun 09, 2018 at 12:49 AM

Im so sorry for the loss of Vanessa. I went to Freeburg High School with her. She was so Sweet and caring! She will be missed. I’m sorry I could make to the Memorial.... God Bless The Families ?

  • Belleville
  • Illinois
Marcella Brooks said : Guest Report Jun 08, 2018 at 11:26 AM

So sorry for your loss! May God bless you and keep you and give you strength! She was a beautiful person!

  • Sparta
  • IL
Alice said : Guest Report Jun 04, 2018 at 8:49 PM

Lance: So sorry for your loss. You and your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Lebanon
  • IL

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