Jack Neace


Jack Neace, 87, of Godfrey, IL, born Friday, February 23, 1923, in Grand Tower, IL, died Monday, March 22, 2010 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Mr. Neace worked as a Operating Engineer for Ameren U.E. .He was a member of Grace Church and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 148.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Walter and Lacy, nee Smith, Neace
  • Sisters
    •  Della Pate
    •  Cleo Brotherton
    •  Mary Johnson
  • Grandson: Patrick McDonald

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Leta F. nee Leonard, Neace
  • Son: Michael Sr. (Cheryl) Neace of Godfrey, IL
  • Daughters
    • Cindi McDonald of Belleville, IL
    • Nancy (David) Juengling of Columbia, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Michael (Gail) Neace, Jr.
    • Shawn (Alison) Neace
    • Ryan (Nicci) Neace
    • Todd (Melanie) Vogt
    • Laci McDonald
    • Angie (Shawn) Pemberton
    • Amy (Jeremy) Vacca
    • Alex Juengling
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • Alyssa Neace
    • Kaleb Neace
    • Kelsey Neace
    • Dylan Neace
    • Kevin Neace
    • Audrey Neace
    • Kyle Neace
    • Lily Neace
    • Bennett Pemberton
    • Baylor Pemberton
    • J.D. Vacca
  • Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Christian Missionary Association of Skiatook, Oklahoma.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Hal Santos officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

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