Vincent “Van” B. Thuenemann
Vincent B. "Van" Thuenemann, age 84 of Highland, IL, died Monday, January 06, 2014, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Highland, IL. Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, January 09, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM, on Friday, January 10, 2014, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, January 10, 2014, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL, with Rev. Father Paul Kala, Parochial Vicar, St. Cecelia Catholic Church, Glen Carbon, IL, officiating. Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation.
He was born on Monday, May 13, 1929, in Germantown, IL, the son of Leo and Leona (nee Hagen) Thuenemann. On Wednesday, May 11, 1955, he married Pauline C. Thuenemann (nee Frohn) who survive .
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL; Knights of Columbus Council #1580-Highland, IL (Past Grand Knight); Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree Assembly #0231-Highland, IL; Teamster Local-St. Louis, MO.
Born and reared at Germantown, IL. He worked construction and later drafted into the US Army 01/21/1955 - 01/18/1957. After the service he and his wife moved to Highland and he started working on the docks for Bellm Freight, retiring in 1993. He was very involved with the Knights of Columbus. He sang with the Knight-Time Singers, was in charge of the Chicken and Beer Dances, fish fries for many years and chairman of the golf tournement. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, dancing and travelling (several times a year). One trip was to Rome where he and his wife had an audience with the Pope.
Wife - Pauline C. Thuenemann, Highland, IL
Son - Alan S. (Lori) Thuenemann, Highland, IL
Daughter - Vicky L. (Edgar) Zurliene, Greenwood, MO
Son - Kurt V. (Charlotte) Thuenemann, Prairie Village, KS
Son - Kevin A. (Dawn) Thuenemann, Highland, IL
Grandchild - Joshua A. (Rachel) Thuenemann, Lees Summit, MO
Grandchild - Jared A. (Gabby) Thuenemann, Glen Carbon, IL
Grandchild - Ashley L. (Sanford) Queen, Olathe, KS
Grandchild - Kahla R. Zurliene, Lees Summit, MO
Grandchild - Sophia N. Thuenemann, Prairie Village, KS
Grandchild - Sabrina C. Thuenemann, Prairie Village, KS
Grandchild - Eleanor G. Thuenemann, Prairie Village, KS
Grandchild - Ashley R. Marti, Lebanon, IL
Grandchild - Mariah L. Thuenemann, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild - Olivia G. Thuenemann, Lees Summit, MO
Great Grandchild - Brynn E. Thuenemann, Lees Summit, MO
Great Grandchild - Austin A. Queen, Olathe, KS
Great Grandchild - Harper N. Queen, Olathe, KS
Anticipated Great Grandchild- Brayden E.V. Zurliene, Lees Summit, MO
Sister - Estelle Kniepman, St. Louis, MO
Sister - Janet Koopmann, Belleville, IL
Sister - Carol (Francis "Buck") Robbin, Highland, IL
He was preceded in death by:
Father - Leo Thuenemann
Mother - Leona Thuenemann (nee Hagen)
Sister - Lucille Chisholm
Sister - Rita Hegger
Sister - Virginia Thuenemann (at age 3)
Sarah Ann Limestall
Sarah Ann Limestall, age 31, of Highland, passed away Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Meredith Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Friday 10 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family.
She was born September 13, 1982, to Kevin and Ellen (Nee Saathoff) Limestall, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.
She was a member of Faith Bible Chapel Midwest, Collinsville, IL. Church was a very big part of her life; she would volunteer to babysit the children in daycare during services. She was a huge Boston Red Sox fan. She liked to camp with her family at Lake of the Ozarks. She loved to visit the state of Maine, especially the coast, where she could see the ocean. She was a very caring and kind hearted person and would talk to people at the hospital that seemed to be scared, to comfort them.
Sarah is survived by her parents, Kevin and Ellen Limestall, Highland, IL; 1 brother, Matthew Limestall, Highland, IL; 1 sister, Joy (Chris) Krouper, Highland, IL; paternal grandmother, Betty Limestall; aunts and uncles, Beverly (Bjorn) Lindgren, Brenda Limestall, Susan Limestall, Owen Saathoff; special aunt, Linda Ferrell; special nieces and nephews, special friends and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Homer and Cleta Saathoff; paternal grandmother, Wallace Limestall; 1 uncle, Steven Limestall, special uncle, Dennie Ferrell.
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