Leona H. Richter, 92, of Breese, died
Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at Breese Nursing Home.
Ms. Richter was born January 25, 1917
in Breese Twp to William and Cecilia (Alberternst) Richter; they
preceded her in death.
Also preceded in death by brothers,
Victor Richter and Anton “Tony” Richter; sisters, Elizabeth Peters,
Wilhelmina Eversgerd, and twins Josephine and Alvina Richter in
infancy; brothers-in-law, John Peters and Floyd Eversgerd; a
sister-in-law, Martha Richter; and a nephew, Paul Peters.
Surviving is a brother, Robert
Richter of Breese; nieces and nephews, Florence Peters of Centralia,
Fran (Tom) Gilmer of Belleville, Eileen Peters of New Baden, Jerome
(Anita) Peters of Trenton, Richard (Sandy) Peters of Germantown,
Norbert (Mary Jane) Peters of New Baden, Vernon (Theresa) Eversgerd
of Highland, Julius (Michelle) Eversgerd of O’Fallon, and Marvin
(Patti) Eversgerd of Breese; and numerous great nieces and great
Leona was a homemaker and farmer.
She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and Altar
Her cheerful smile and laughter will
be missed by her family.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will
be Friday, January 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Vince Haselhorst,
Fr. Chuck Tuttle, and Deacon Bob Lippert officiating. Interment
will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.
Visitation will be Thursday, January
21, 2010 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Friday, January 22, 2010
from 9:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to St.
Augustine Church, Mater Dei High School, or All Saints Academy and
will be received at the funeral home.