Eileen Marie Cox

March 20, 1932November 28, 2018

Eileen M. Cox (nee Dittmer), 86, of Fairview Heights, IL, born March 20, 1932, in Sugar Creek Township, IL, died, November 28, 2018, in Belleville, IL.

Eileen was a member of St. John United Church of Christ, in Fairview Heights, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Raymond Cox Jr, whom she married on November 23, 1952, her son, Randy Cox, infant daughter, Wanda Cox, both of her parents: Oscar and Gertrude (nee Vaninger) Dittmer, and her brother, Kenneth Dittmer, formerly of Florida.

Surviving are her daughters: Wendy (Joe) Granger of Belleville, IL, and Cindy (Mike) Lugge, of Belleville, IL, her grandchildren: Michael and Thomas Granger, and Amanda and Stacey Lugge, great-granddaughter, Audrianna Lugge, and a number of dear relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St John United Church of Christ, Fairview Heights, Heartland Hospice, and/or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Additional memories and condolences may be shared online at

Visitation: Family and friends may visit from 9:00 am until 11:00 am, Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Lake View Funeral Home, located at 5000 N Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.

Funeral Service: Funeral Services will begin immediately following visitation at 11:00 am. Interment to take place at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL 62208.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, December 1, 2018

Eileen Marie Cox

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