Lloyd E. Karasek

Lloyd E. Karasek, 94, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, December 14, 1917, in Alton, IL, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at his residence.

Mr. Karasek was a veteran serving in the Air Force during  World War II.  Lloyd was the Co-Owner of Karasek Ceramics and retired in 1980 from Advance Printing as a printer. He was associated with Signal Hill Lutheran Church, Belleville, Illinois.  

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Edward and Hazel, nee Bridges, Karasek
  • Brother: Edward Karasek

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Helen, nee Wolters, Karasek of Belleville, Illinois married on August 20, 1949
  • Children
    • Kevin L (Jeanne) Karasek of St. Peters, MO
    • Suzanne H (William) Nottmeier of Belleville, IL
    • Tom (Steve Sanders) Ball of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Michael (Dawn) Karasek
    • Brian  Karasek
    • Christopher (Christina) Nottmeier
    • Heather Brueggeman
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Gage Nottmeier
    • Emma Fudge
    • Larkin Nottmeier
    • Brennan Haefner
    • Peyton Rose Karasek                                                          

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Signal Hill Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL

Visitation:  Friends may call from 5:00 to 6:00 pm,  Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Wiesner officiating.  Interment will be privately held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Condolences left for Lloyd E. Karasek:

    Dad, we miss you, but we know you are in a better place and no longer suffer. I know you are looking down on us.. You know mom is in good hands as you wanted. I love you and will see you again.

    Suzanne Karasek Nottmeier