OBITUARY

David E. Brockel

September 29, 1938May 4, 2014
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David E. Brockel, 75, of St. Charles, Missouri, born September 29, 1938 in Belleville, Illinois, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at DePaul Health Center in Bridgeton, Missouri.

Mr. Brockel was retired from General Motors after 35 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. David was an avid O Gauge model train collector and a former member of the Belleville CB Radio Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; George E. and Myrtle E., nee Lill, Brockel, and a brother, Kenneth Brockel.

Surviving is his wife of almost 33 years, Marian Brockel-Vernier, nee Barbeau, three stepchildren; Mark (Jody) Vernier of Freeburg, Illinois, Lesa (Tom) Nollau of Smithton, Illinois, and La Donna (Bret) Boyd of Collinsville, Illinois, grandchildren; Kristin (James) Green, Stephanie (Priyam) Chakravarty, Brooke (Fiancé Joey Grau) Vernier, Justin and Jordan Nollau, Candice Harper, Loren (Dylan Doughty) Mueller, Bryce Boyd, Brenna Boyd, and Bret Boyd II, great grandchild, Lucas Green, a great grandchild soon to be born, Sister-in-Law, Maureen (Tom) Bauer, brother-in-law, Dennis (Sandy) Barbeau, other relatives and many friends.

Memorials are appreciated to Five Acres Animal Shelter or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm, Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois, and from 10 to 10:30 am, Friday, May 9, 2014 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, May 9, 2014 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, Illinois. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 8, 2014
  • Visitation Friday, May 9, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 9, 2014
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