John W. Eggerding

John W. Eggerding, 69, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, August 29, 1942, in Red Bud, IL, died Monday, September 26, 2011 at Relais Bonne Eau in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Mr. Eggerding was a retired Computer Software salesman. He was a member and vice president of Signal Hill Lutheran Church. He served on the Board of Directors of the Southern Illinois District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and the Convention Planning and Finance Committees. He also served on the Finance Committee of Unity Lutheran School in East St. Louis, IL.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents:Wilbert & Edna nee Nagel Eggerding

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Geraldine "Jerri" nee Hitzemann  Eggerding of Belleville, IL, whom he married September 21, 1963 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Red Bud, IL
  • Sons
    • Scott (Patty) Eggerding of Western Springs, IL
    • Joel (Michelle) Eggerding of Itasca, IL
  • Brothers
    • David (Ellen) Eggerding of Richmond, VA
    • Carl (Kaye) Eggerding of Greenville, SC
    • Mark (Bev) Eggerding of Bethune, CO
  • Sister: Caroline (Larry) Berger of Haddonfield, NJ
  • Grandchildren, Peter, Lily, Jenna, Alex and Ryan Eggerding
  • Uncles
    • Erwin (Lois) Nagel
    • August Voges
  • Nieces, Nephews & Cousins

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to the Signal Hill Lutheran Church, Unity Lutheran School or Camp Wartburg

Visitation:  Friends may call from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 30, 2011 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Red Bud/Prairie, IL with Pastor Mark Wiesner officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Red Bud, Illinois.

Condolences left for John W. Eggerding:

    Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. I know John put up a good fight but I guess God needed him more than we did. He is singing with the angels now, praising our Beautiful Savior,Jesus. One day we will all reunite and never shed another tear...Hallelujah. Again, we are so sorry for your loss and we want you to know that you've been in our prayers and will continue to be.

    Louie & Glenda Junge Red Bud, IL 62278

    Jerri and Family, I was so sad to hear about John's passing on Monday.god bless you and your family.
    Mary Dame

    Mary Dame Granite City IL 62040

    Lew and I send our sympathy and our prayers to Jerri, Scott & Joel. John was a wonderful person, and we have such fond memories of him over the years. He is at rest now, and may you all find peace in your hearts.
    Lew and Nancy Laughlin, Las Vegas, NV.

    Lew and Nancy Laughlin Las Vegas Nevada 89148

    Jeri, our deepest sympathy to you and your family upon John's death. We certainly remember him as a co-worker, a leader in church, and his work in the soccer league. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

    Sandra K. Richardson Arlington Heights IL 60004