Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
MARKUS, Geneieve "Gen" (KUES) 88  Aviston IL      Phyllis (Kues) Stroud 

Geneieve "Gen" MARKUS, nee KUES, 88, of Aviston, Ill., born March 2, 1911, in Aviston, Ill., died Tuesday, May 18, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Markus was a member of St. Francis Parish and Altar Sodality, Daughters of Isabella, Joy of Christ Prayer Group, and a charter member of American Legion Post 1239 Auxiliary in Aviston, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo F. Markus, whom she married May 3, 1933, at St. Francis Church in Aviston, Ill., and who passed away April 20, 1984; parents, John and Margaret, nee ZURLIENE, Kues; three brothers, Theodore "Dick," Oscar and Richard Kues; and three sisters Teresa STEPHENS, Rita L. NETEMEYER and Helen BUSSEN.

Surviving are a son, Richard (Carol) Markus of Breese, Ill.; five daughters, Sister Carol Markus, SSND of McCamey, Texas, Sister Joan Markus, SSND of San Angelo, Texas, Julia (Jerry) STOCKMANN of Aviston, Ill., Sister Theresa Markus SSND of Belleville, Ill., and Ann (Joe) MUNIE of Aviston, Ill.; three sisters, Marcella HAUKAP of Aviston, Ill., Frances (Bob) SCHALLER and Catherine (Bill) BUSSEN, both of St. Louis, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers and Masses, memorials may be made to St. Francis Parish Improvement Fund or to the Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call after 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, and from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 21, 1999 at Brefeld Funeral Home, 301 S. Clinton, Aviston, Ill. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 1999, at the funeral home.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 199, at St. Francis Church in Aviston, Ill., with the Rev. Dan Friedman and the Rev. Bob Bussen, and Deacon Jerry Stockmann officiating. Burial will be in St, Francis Cemetery, Aviston, Ill. 

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