Moss Funeral Home - Trenton, IL

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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230

105 South Main Street
Trenton, IL 62293


Norma M. Seger




  Visitation:  Sunday, January 31, 2010    4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Monday, February 1, 2010    8:00 am-9:45 am
                    Moss Funeral Home, Trenton

Monday, February 1, 2010       10:00 am
                    St. Mary Catholic Church, Trenton



Norma M. Seger, nee Bellm, 95, of Trenton, died Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Granite Nursing and Rehab Center in Granite City. 

Mrs. Seger was born January 26, 1915 in Pocahontas, IL to Robert and Ida (Wagner) Bellm; they preceded her in death. 

She married her husband of 68 years, Ralph Seger on September 3, 1938 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland; he preceded her in death on March 18, 2007. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sons, Jerome and Lawrence Seger; a sister, Verda Neudecker; a grandson, Charles K. Wood; a son-in-law, Charles H. Wood; and a grandson-in-law, Terry Miller. 

Surviving is a daughter, Jolene (Frank) Bray of Jacksonville, FL; 3 grandchildren, Barbara Miller of Wood River, IL, Patrice (Mark) Singletary of Plant City, FL, and Jacklyn (Richard) Ray of Myrtle Beach, SC; a granddaughter-in-law, Lori Wood of Jacksonville, FL; a step-granddaughter, Dawn (Jim) Myers of Edgewater, FL; 10 Great-Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren; a sister, Genevieve Wehrheim of Belleville; a brother-in-law, Edward Neudecker of Highland; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Mrs. Seger was born on the farm between Pocahontas and Pierron, IL.  After she completed high school, she worked at the Moultan-Bartley Shoe Factory in Highland for several years.  Following her marriage, she and her husband operated a grain and livestock farm southeast of St. Jacob, IL until retiring in 1978.  They moved to Trenton, IL in 1981.  Mr. and Mrs. Seger traveled frequently.  Mrs. Seger enjoyed doing “Fancy Work”-crocheting, needlework, sewing; she also enjoyed dancing, gardening, playing cards, and her family. 

She was a member of St. Mary Church and Altar Sodality and the Trenton Senior Citizens. 

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, February 1, 2010 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton with Fr. Gene Kreher officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton

Visitation will be Sunday, January 31, 2010 from 4:00-8:00 PM and again on Monday, February 1, 2010 from 8:00-9:45 AM at the Moss Funeral home in Trenton. 

Memorials can be made to St. Mary Church and will be received at the funeral home.



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