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Lake View Funeral Home & Lake View Memorial Gardens

5000 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL

OBITUARY

Gerald "Jerry" William Dormeier

September 20, 1932December 5, 2019
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BELLEVILLE, IL- Gerald “Jerry” William Dormeier, 87, of Belleville, IL, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital in O’Fallon, IL.

Jerry was born September 20, 1932 in Battle Creek, Michigan to Elmer and Thelma (Lutterbach) Dormeier. He married Mary Schapker on February 8, 1958. She survives and resides in Belleville, IL.

Also surviving are his children, Denise (Dave) Grotefendt of Marine, IL, Randy (Michelle) Dormeier of Damiansville, IL, Eric (Joy) Dormeier of Millstadt, IL, Michele (Bob) Haselhorst of Breese, IL, Daphne Quirin of Belleville, IL, Darwin (Dee) Dormeier of Edwardsville, IL and Duane (Karen) Dormeier of Mehlville, MO; seventeen grandchildren, Megan, Ryan, Michael, Joey, Andrew, Nicholas, Josh, Amanda, Kyle, Nathan, Danielle, David, Karrie, Travis, Nicole, Jackson and Gillian; nine great-grandchildren, Asher, Noah, Ben, Henry, Jacob, Reed, Quinn, Gunnar and Kadience; two sisters, Jan Ash of Indianapolis, IN and Sharon Long of Evansville, IN.

Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for 15 years as a teacher at South County Technical High School in St. Louis, MO before his retirement. He was a member of the American Legion Post 321 in New Baden, IL. He enjoyed his time spent bowling and on the golf course. Jerry will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 321 in New Baden, IL. Additional condolences may be sent to the family at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.

FAMILY MEMORIAL VISITATION: A memorial visitation for Jerry will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, IL.

FAMILY MEMORIAL SERVICE: A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation, at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Services

  • Family Memorial Visitation Saturday, December 14, 2019
  • Family Memorial Service Saturday, December 14, 2019

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