Opal Wangelin-Stenitzer

Opal L. Wangelin-Stenitzer, nee Murphy
, 83, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, July 7, 1928, died Friday, October 21, 2011 at  her residence.

Opal worked as a Retail Clerk. She was a member of  Emmanuel Assembly of God Church, Cahokia, IL.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parents: Herbert and Helen nee Francois Murphy 
  • Sisters:
    • Eunice Glass
    • Maggie Humphrey 
  • Brother: Raymond Brent

Surviving are her:

  • Husband: Mike Stenitzer of Belleville, IL 
  • Children:
    • Judy (Danny) Thomason of St. Charles, MO 
    • Diana (Kevin) Cantrell of Nixa, MO 
    • Jim (Suzie) Close of Coatsville, IN
    • John David (Aaltje) Close of Naples, FL
  • Sisters:
    • Mary (Paul) Wilford of Cahokia, IL
    • Annie Kelso of Abilene, TX
  • Step-Children:
    • Judy (Bob) VanWinkle of Neosho, MO
    • David (Linda) Stenitzer of Woodriver, IL
    • Gary Stenitzer of Granite City, IL
    • Pam (George) Gamel of Festus, MO
    • Tim Stenitzer of Granite City, IL
  • 15 Grandchildren
  • 18 Great-Grandchildren
  • 6 Step-Grandchildren
  • 9 Step-Great-Grandchildren

Memorials: Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 - 8 pm, on Tuesday October 25, 2011  at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Jeffrey Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.

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