Lila L. Goedelmann

June 27, 1927April 26, 2021

Lila L. Goedelmann, 93, of Belleville died on Monday, April 26, 2021 at St. Paul's Senior Community in Belleville. She was born June 27, 1927 in Belleville, IL to Clem and Frieda (nee Halemeyer) Buechler.

Lila worked for many years as an office manager for Dr. Larry Alves and Dr. Ed Rose, then retired in 1998. Lila was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She was affectionately known as "Grandma Lee." She loved to travel all over the United States and Canada.

She is survived by four children, Kathy (Larry) Brokering, Cindy Bartlett, Terry (Jim) Biglin, and Nancy Smallwood ; one daughter-in-law, Kim Goedelmann; eight grandchildren, Kristi (Randy) Emmons, Michael (Sarah) Brokering, Jessica Schroeder, Philip (Wendy) Schroeder, James (Michelle) Biglin, Jennifer Biglin, Aimee (Jason) Feijo, and Tom (Amy) Smallwood; nineteen great-grandchildren, Tyler and Logan Brokering, Brooklyn, Nathan, Madison, Kaitlyn, Kelly, Luke, and Adam Emmons, Natalie (Chris) Stosberg, Bai Schroeder, Grant Souza, Ava Schroeder, Devin Warmann, Carter, Nicolas, and Ryan Biglin, Mila Feijo, and Sydney Smallwood; and one brother, Jim Buechler.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Scott Goedelmann, and grandson, Jeremy Goedelmann.

All services to be held are private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Troy, IL.


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Lila L. Goedelmann

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