Sammie Ruth Jentsch


Sammie Ruth Jentsch,
nee Thompson, 86, of Collinsville, IL, born Sunday, June 14, 1925, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at University Health & Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Walter T. Jentsch
  • Parents: George and Luella nee White Thompson
  • Sister: Georgia Stroud

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • Tom Jentsch of Saint Louis, MO
    • Lynda Sue Whittaker of Los Angeles, CA
    • Barbara (Frank) Tarr of Collinsville, IL
    • Bob (Mary) Jentsch of Saint Louis, MO
  • Grandchildren
    • Julie Whittaker
    • Jeffrey (Sarai) Jentsch
    • Dustin (Faith) Tarr
    • Jordan Jentsch
    • Jason Jentsch
  • Great  Grandchildren
    • Audrey Whittaker
    • Jonas Jentsch
    • Desmond Jentsch
  • Daughter-in-Law: Linda Kay Jentsch of Bradenton, FL
  • Sister-in-law: Wilma Broz of Burke, VA
  • Many Loving Nieces & Nephews,

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the SSM Hospice

Visitation:  Friends may call from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Donahue officiating  Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL

Condolences left for Sammie Ruth Jentsch:

    I'll miss you old friend. We grew up together and have many sweet memories of our times together.

    Ruth (Andis) Batley Colorado Springs CO 80909

    Dear Barb & Frank and Dustin,
    Just saw the notice in the paper.
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Barb, hope you are doing okay.

    Janice & Flip McGovern Collinsville Collinsville Illinois 62234

    She was a fine woman, and always nice to our family. She will be missed for sure...... God's peace and reward to her!

    Tom Chatsworth ca 91311