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Edward J. Fansher

March 1, 1929 - July 10, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: July 13, 2018

Edward J. Fansher, 89, of O’Fallon, Illinois, born Friday, March 1, 1929, in East Saint Louis, IL, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at The Colonnade in O’Fallon, Illinois.

Edward worked as a Print Plant Foreman for Scott Air Force Base. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Fairview Heights, Illinois, Smithton Senior Center; Former Volunteer for Meals on Wheels – Belleville; an avid golfer, artist, wood worker, and very big on camping.  Edward was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Thomas V. and Mary nee Beers, Fansher
  • 2 Brothers
    • Robert Fansher
    • Thomas Fansher
  • 2 Sisters
    • Rita K. Fansher
    • Betty McCaughey

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Dolores nee Hood, Fansher of O’Fallon, IL
  • 2 Daughters
    • Rita E. (Roger) Boyd of Sparta, IL
    • Leigh A. (Jeff) Bonifield of Millstadt, IL
  • 4 Grandchildren
    • Erin Arras
    • Katherine (Brian) Lee
    • James (Abby) Bonifield
    • Jerry Bonifield
  • 1 Great-Grandson: Maxwell Lee

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.

Visitation:  Visitation from 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, July 13, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Shane Bishop officiating.  Private family interment will be held at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.