Jack L. Alves

Jack L. Alves, 64, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, April 27, 1945, in East St. Louis, IL , died Thursday, January 28, 2010 at Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Alves worked for Granite City Steel. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in Vietnam War. He was a member of the VFW; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans. He loved and was honored to serve his country.

He is preceded in death by:
  • Parents: Clifton and Helen nee Durley Alves
  • Great-Grandson: Gage Henry
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Betty L. nee Brown Alves of Belleville, IL
  • Daughters
    • Sindy (Kevin) Kubitschek of Belleville, IL
    • Debra Benesh of Belleville, IL
  • Brother: Dr. Larry (Nancy) Alves of Troy, IL
  • Sister: Susan Kelley of Cincinnati, OH
  • Grandchildren
    • Holly (Scott) Schneider
    • Shani Benesh
    • Lindsay Smith-Kubitschek
  • Beloved Pet: Mickey
  • Dear nieces, nephews, and many special friends
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or American Diabetes Association.

Visitation: Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. - 1:15 P.M., Tuesday, February 2 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:15 P.M. Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Dr. Steve Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

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