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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
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Vince J. Poettker


 

 


  Visitation:  Tuesday, December 12, 2006      4:00-9:00 PM
                    Wednesday, December 13, 2006 8:00-10:30 AM
                    Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:   Wednesday, December 13, 2006  11:00 AM
                    St. Francis Catholic Church, Aviston

 

 

Vince J. Poettker, 90, of Aviston, and formerly of St. Rose, died Sunday, December 10, 2006 at Countryside Manor in Aviston.

Mr. Poettker was born April 2, 1916 in St. Rose to Bernard and Anna (Strieker) Poettker; they preceded him in death. 

Also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cindy Poettker; a brother, Vic Poettker; and sisters, Ida Ottensmeier, Rose Woltering, and Dorothy Poettker. 

He married Bernice Horstmann on February 20, 1946 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese; she survives in Aviston. 

Also surviving are his children, Dan (Rita) Poettker of Albers, Stan (Carolyn) Poettker of Trenton, Chuck (friend Linda Josselyn) Poettker of Glen Carbon, Duane (Pat) Poettker of St. Rose, Karen (Andy) Mills of Glen Carbon, Phil Poettker of St. Rose, Bernard Poettker of St. Rose, Diane Poettker of Breese, Rebecca (Ray) Hutchinson of Birmingham, Alabama, and Craig (Colette) Poettker of Edwardsville.

20 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren 

Sisters, Alvina Ottensmeier of New Baden, Leona Ottensmeier of Highland, and Vera (Harold) Maue of Damiansville. 

Vince retired as a lifelong farmer. 

He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston and Clinton County Farm Bureau, and a former member of St. Rose Catholic Church and past president of the menís sodality 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Catholic Church in Aviston with Fr. Daniel Friedman officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Aviston. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 12, 2006 from 4:00-9:00 PM and again on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 from 8:00-10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. 

Memorials can be made to St. Francis Catholic Church or to the St. Francis Cemetery Fund and will be received at the funeral home.

 

 
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