Jean Louise Lougeay

Jean Louise Lougeay, nee Snyder, 96, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, November 23, 1912, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, January 2, 2009 in Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Lougeay received a Masters Degree from Columbia University in New York City. She was an art teacher for Belleville Township High School, McKendree College, Collinsville Public Schools, and Art Director for District #118, Belleville Public Schools. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, DeMolay Mother's Club, St. Louis Art Museum and St. Louis Zoo, and volunteered for Belleville Area Humane Society.

She is preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Howard E. Lougeay
  • Parents: Nicholas and Maude nee Miller, Snyder
  • Brother: Edward Kupferle Snyder
She is survived by:
  • Son: Denis (Denruth) Lougeay of Encinitas, California
  • Son: James (Fredrica "Ricci") Lougeay of Belleville, Illinois
  • Grandchildren
    • Stace (Suzanne) Lougeay of California
    • Gregg (Theresa) Lougeay of California
    • Richard (Joy) Lougeay of Illinois
    • Dwayne (Angie) Lougeay of Illinois
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Chasity (Rich) Evans
    • Nicholas Lougeay
    • Dannielle Lougeay
    • Ashley Ferguson
    • Katie Lougeay
    • Brody Lougeay
    • Alex Lougeay
  • Step Great Grandchildren
    • Tracey Epperson
    • Justin Epperson
    • Tony Epperson
  • 2 Great-Great Grandchildren
Jean was known for her tenderness, fondness of animals, and her passion for art.

Memorials: In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-6pm Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 6:00pm on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home. Private interment will be on the Miller plot at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois.