Corinne L. Fehlig

Corinne L. Fehlig, nee Bextermueller, 99, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, October 1, 1912, in West Alton, MO, died Friday, February 17, 2012 at her residence.

She was a member of St. Ann's Sodality and Quilter Club at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Belleville, IL  
Mom enjoyed spending time with her family, especially playing games with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  After she raised her family, she discovered the joy of quilting.  She became a member of Blessed Sacrament's quilting group and looked forward to the weekly quilting days.  Many wonderful and lasting friendships were formed as she added her stitches to hundreds of quilts.  She also enjoyed playing pinochle.  Mom was always happy to spend an afternoon or evening playing pinochle with friends.  Mom had a long and happy life filled with love from family and friends.  She will be missed by many.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Frank H. Fehlig
  • Parents: Henry and Corinne nee Dames Bextermueller
  • 2 Grandsons:
    • Eric P. Huster
    • Charles F. Huster
  • Son-in-Law: Charles J. Huster
  • 5 Brothers:
    • Adolph
    • Henry
    • Bernard
    • Eugene
    • Lawrence
  • 7 Sisters: 
    • Bertha Bextermueller              
    • Gertrude Orf
    • Margaret Gusnard                  
    • Bernadine Dunsford
    • Helen Walsh                           
    • Sister Joanella Bextermiller SSND 
    • Cleo Maher

Surviving are her:

  • Daughter:Pat (Bob) Timmer of Belleville, IL
  • 2 Sons: 
    • Bob (Joanne) Fehlig of Maryville, IL
    • Roy Fehlig of Safety Harbor, FL
  • Sister: Marian Burns of Glen Carbon, IL
  • 4 Grandchildren: 
    • Keith (Cheryl) Huster       
    • Brian Huster                          
    • Jennifer (Patrick) Reilly     
    • Nicole (Danny) Schwartz
  • 8 Great Grandchildren:
    • Carol  (Adam ) Lane                              
    • Ashley Huster (Fiance Randy Halcom)
    • Cassie Huster (Fiance Aaron Carter)      
    • Samantha  Huster
    • Dylan  Reilly                                           
    • Madysen  Reilly
    • Kylie Schwartz                                       
    • Paige Schwartz
  • Great Great grandchild Elijah Lane
  • Brother-in-law: Dave Maher of Godfrey, IL
  • Sisters-in-law:
    • Inez Bextermueller of West Alton, MO
    • Leona Bextermueller of East Alton, IL
  • Many Nieces, nephews, and friends

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at Hospice of Southern Illinois and especially to her nurse, Patrick, for all the wonderful care this past year.

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, February 20, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral procession  will leave the Kurrus Funeral Home at 9:45 am Tuesday, February 21, 2012 for a Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.  Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences left for Corinne L. Fehlig:

    I am sorry to hear of Corinne's passing. My paryers are with you. May God help you at this sad time.

    David F. Maher Godfrey Il. 62035