Lillian J. Morgan

Lillian J. Morgan, nee Steiner, 84, of Belleville, IL, born Friday, June 5, 1925, in Piedmont, MO, died Thursday, March 4, 2010 at her residence.

Lillian was a beloved wife and loving mother of four children. She was a gifted seamstress, avid gardener and raised miniature poodles for many years. She was a very strong, loving and supportive person in many people's lives. She loved to travel with her husband and enjoyed time spent with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parents: John and Hilda, nee Eisenhower, Steiner
  • Brothers
    •  Doyle Brinkley
    •  Leonard Brinkley
    •  Bill Brinkley
  • Sister: Marie Payne

Surviving are her:

  • Husband: Eugene "Gene" Morgan
  • Children
    • Roger (Jean) Fuerer of Belleville, IL
    • Dennis (Anna) Fuerer of Freeburg, IL
    • Pam (Bob) Despain of Marissa, IL
    • Lorrie (Brad) Schuette of Smithton, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Scott (Cheryl) Fuerer
    • Lisa Fuerer
    • Kelly (John) Jones
    • Mandy Fuerer
    • Jennifer (Kevin) Schnault
    • Danny Denny
    • Angie (Keith) Henson
    • Jennifer Wilkerson
    • Zak (Kasey) Hickmann
    • James (Heather) Savage
  • 17 Great Grandchildren
  • Sister-in-Law: Glenda Brinkley of Arnold, MO

To my lifetime companion: We have traveled the globe together and now you are traveling to heaven. Enjoy the fruits of your labor for being the best wife and mother ever created.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice of Southern Illinois and the Living Angels Home Care Service. Their compassion and care will always be remembered.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 pm, Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. A prayer service will be held at 3 pm.



Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:15 am on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from Kurrus Funeral Home for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. John The Baptist - Smithton, IL, with Father Gerald Hechenberger officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Catholic Cemetery.



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