E. Lorene Stoffel

E. Lorene Stoffel, 94, of O'Fallon, Illinois, born Thursday, January 24, 1918, in Franklin County, IL, passed away quietly on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at her home.

Her career opened over the WWII era, working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She then worked until her retirement for the U.S. Corp of Engineers. Lorene was a faithful member of the Fairview Heights Church of Christ. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parents: Rothel and Belva nee Uhls Stoffel
  • Brother: Howard Stoffel
  • Sister: Evadine Stoffel

Surviving are her:

  • Brothers
    • Eugene (Jeannine) Stoffel of O Fallon, IL
    • Calvin (Virginia Lee) Stoffel of Benton, IL
  • Sister: Madelyn Vercellino of O'Fallon, IL
  • Nieces
    • Marilyn Punis of Memphis, TN
    • Nancy Schultz of San Carlos, CA
  • Nephews
    • Ronald Stoffel of Mission Viejo, CA
    • Keith Stoffel of Spokane, WA
    • Bruce Stoffel of Normal, IL
    • Dennis Stoffel of Berkeley, CA
  • Other family members and a host of friends.

Special Thanks: Special thanks to Kristy Johnson and April Fitzpatrick.  

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send your donation to Fairview Heights Church of Christ, 9955 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 or Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 South Illinois Street, Belleville, IL 62220

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, December 17, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Joe Taylor and Rev. Gene Ishum officiating.  Interment will follow at Masonic and Odd Fellows, Benton, Illinois.

Condolences left for E. Lorene Stoffel:

    I will always be grateful to have known Lorene. She was gentle, sweet, fussy and a fine cook. Her devotion to her mother Belva and to her whole family was exemplary. Thank you Lorene for being a part of my life.

    Stan Kerr Normal IL 61761

    Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for you. The NARFE Service Center is located in building 50, Scott AFB. You may visit the Service Center on Tuesdays, 10AM to 2PM or call 618-256-9350. You may leave a voice mail message at other times and we will return your call the following Tuesday. You may also call either of our Service Officers, Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819, for immediate assistance if required.

    Gene Wiggins MASCOUTAH IL 62258

    Calvin, we are so sorry for your loss. We'll be thinking of. You

    Warren & Phyllis Petty Benton Il 62812