Verla Hiller

Verla Hiller
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Verla M. Hiller, nee Scheibel, 83, of Swansea, IL, born April 3, 1932, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, July 24, 2015, at Cedarhurst of Shiloh.

Mrs. Hiller had worked for Chicago Title & Trust Company and at the Belleville East High School bookstore.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Parish, Belleville, IL, and Our Lady of Good Counsel Sodality at the church.

Verla was preceded in death by her parents, Roy M. and Gladys A., nee Villemain, Scheibel; a sister, Doris (Charles “Pat”) Wade; a sister-in-law, Georgette Scheibel; and a brother-in-law, Vince Ferreri.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, William August “Bill” Hiller III, whom she married on October 1, 1955;
her daughter, Judy M. (Gary) Schroeder of Fairview Heights, IL;
her son, John P. (Angie) Hiller of O’Fallon, IL;
four grandchildren, Stephanie and Brett Schroeder
and Jack and Sam Hiller;
a brother, Neil C. Scheibel of Belleville, IL;
two sisters, Rita D. Ferreri of O’Fallon, IL,
and Lois E. (Wes) Heintz of Belleville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.

Verla’s family would like to extend special thanks to the staffs at Cedarhurst and at Heartland Hospice for their care and concern through this difficult time.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Heartland Hospice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s with Father Christopher Anyanwu officiating.  Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

Condolences Left For Verla Hiller

My deepest sympathy. She was a kind Aunt and loved children. We will miss Aunt Verla.

Patty Stevens, Swansea, IL, 62226

Love you, grandma! I will remember all of our fun memories fondly. xoxo

Stephanie Schroeder, , ,

My deepest sympathies to Bill and the family. She was such a great lady and the love of Bill’s life. She will be missed by many.

Charla Morton, O’fallon, IL, 62269

Sending hugs your way! May you always remember the good times with your wife, mother, and grandmother.

Greg & Brenda

Greg & Brenda Kovich, Schererville, Indiana, 46375


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