M. Gerstner, nee Capelle, 51, of Breese, died Saturday, November 25,
2006 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
Gerstner was born December 31, 1954 in E. St. Louis, IL to Paul and
Marjorie (Zimmermann) Capelle; they survive in Highland.
married Gary Gerstner on October 5, 1979 at St. Paul Catholic
IL; he survives in Breese.
Surviving are her sons, Brian (Sara) Gerstner, Brent Gerstner, and
Bradley Gerstner all of Breese.
Friends, Amanda Hummert and Alicia Rickhoff.
Sister, Renee (John) Biggins of Simpsonville, Kentucky, and
Brothers, David (Carol) Capelle of Cockermouth, England, Michael
(Bonnie) Capelle of Highland, Mark (Kim) Capelle of Greer, South
Carolina, Paul Ray (Denise) Capelle of Highland, Bruce (Michelle)
Capelle of Highland, and Steven (Willeta) Capelle of Derby,
Mother-in-law, Jackie Gerstner of Breese.
Brother-in law, Rick (Barb) Gerstner of Breese.
Numerous Nieces and Nephews.
preceded in death by her father-in-law, Charles Gerstner.
graduated from St. Paul High School, Highland,
IL in 1973. She then
attended St. Mary of the Woods
College where she obtained
her degree in 1976. She was a special education teacher in the
Wesclin School District working at the St. Mary Elementary Campus in
a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and the Breese Junior
Woman’s Club where she started the Children’s Story Hour and Munch
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 11:30
AM at St. Dominic Catholic
Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will
follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Monday, November 27, 2006 from 4:00-9:00 PM and
again on Tuesday, November 28, 2006 from 8:00-11:00 AM at the Moss
Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High School in Breese and will be
accepted at the funeral home.