Moss Funeral Home - Breese, IL

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Moss Funeral Home
535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230


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

Leona H. Richter



  Visitation:  Thursday, January 21, 2010      5:00-8:00 PM
                     Friday, January 22, 2010          9:00-10:45 AM
                     Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:   Friday, January 22, 2010          11:00 AM
                    St. Augustine Catholic Church, Breese



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 nephews. 

Leona was a homemaker and farmer.  She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and Altar Sodality.   

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.



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