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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

George J. Vandeloo



Visitation:  Tuesday, July 12, 2005            4:00-9:00 PM
                   Wednesday, July 13, 2005       8:00-10:30 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
Services:    Wednesday, July 13, 2005       11:00 AM
                   St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bartelso  


George J. Vandeloo, 68, of Bartelso, died Sunday, July 10, 2005 at his residence

 He was born August 30, 1936 in Bartelso, IL to George and Frances (Gross) Vandeloo; they preceded him in death

 Also preceded in death by a brother, Justin “Jetty” Vandeloo, and brothers-in-law, Bernard Huels and Cornelius Gebke

 He married Blanche Koopmann on August 30, 1960 at St. Boniface Church in Germantown; she survives in Bartelso 

Also surviving are daughters Lisa (Mike) Rainey of Carlyle and Karen Essenpreis of Breese

 Sons Jim (Lisa) Vandeloo of Bartelso, George (friend Christie Garden) Vandeloo of Highland, and Carl (Catrina) Vandeloo of Bartelso

 7 Grandchildren- Jonathan and Jordan Rainey, Krystal Essenpreis, Bayley and Madison Vandeloo, and Brandon and Brittney Vandeloo

 Sisters-Jane Huels of Carlyle and Julie (Bob “Buddy”) Albers of New Baden 

Sisters-in-law-Dorothy Vandeloo of Bartelso and Helen Gebke of Albers 

Brothers-in-law-Al Koopmann of Breese, Roman “Butch” (Lorene) Koopmann and Andrew “Pete” (Janet) Koopmann both of Belleville, and Edwin (Jane) Koopmann of Bartelso

 Numerous Nieces and Nephews

 George retired from Vandeloo Construction in Bartelso as a carpenter

 He was a member of St. Cecilia Church, Bartelso Knights of Columbus Council 4745, retired member of the Bartelso Fire Department after 23 years, Carpenters Local 480 Freeburg

 Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 11 AM at St. Cecilia Church in Bartelso with Fr. Henry Fischer officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery.  

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 12, 2005 from 4 to 9 PM and again on Wednesday, July 13, 2005 from 8 to 10:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown

 Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home




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