Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KRESSIG, Joseph F 92  Salisbury MO>Breese IL  CarlyleUB  17 Jun 2009  fch 

Joseph F. Kressig

October 3, 1916 - June 13, 2009

Joseph F. Kressig, 92, of Breese, died June 13, 2009, at his residence.

Mr. Kressig was born October 3, 1916, in Salisbury, Mo. to Frank and Anna (Oser) Kressig and they preceded him in death. He married Florence Eschmann on May 28, 1949, at St. Augustine Church in Breese and she survives in Breese.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his children, David (Carol) Kressig of Breese, Stephen (friend Eileen Wright) Kressig of Kauai, Hawaii, and Mary Ann (Les Brandt) Kressig of Huntsville, Ark.; two grandchildren, Sarah (Keith) Harvie of St. Louis and Jake Kressig of Breese; and three great-grandchildren, Miles, Kaden, and Savannah Harvie.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Kressig; and sisters, Edna Smith, Lucille Beeler, Wilhelmina "Minnie" Armentrout, Helen Bertsch, and Cordell Humphrey.

He retired as a foreman where he did Tree Trimming for Local Union IBEW and also worked for Davey Tree Expert Company, Kent, Ohio. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and Men's Sodality, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, Breese Senior Citizens, and Union Local IBEW-Collinsville.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, June 17, at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Fr. Joseph Rascher and Deacon Bob Lippert officiating.

Burial will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 17, from 9 until 10:45 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese which is handling the arrangements. 

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