Fred J. Schorfheide

Fred John Schorfheide, age 88, of Collinsville, IL, born December 22, 1923 in Addieville, IL passed Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Eden Retirement Center in Glen Carbon, IL.

Fred graduated from Nashville High School in Nashville, IL and served in the U.S. Navy and later had a career in the construction industry. Fred married Norma Zindel on July 24, 1953 in Belleville,IL and had two sons. Fred, who was fond of both children and animals, enjoyed traveling, gardening and working in his shop.  Fred was a member of St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ in Collinsville, IL and active in Men’s Fellowship.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred H. and Caroline nee Doelling Schorfheide, sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Robert Martin.

He is survived by his wife Norma nee Zindel Schorfheide, two sons, Alan (Marilyn) Schorfheide of O’Fallon, IL and Phil Schorfheide of Plainfield, IL, and three grandchildren, Paul F. Schorfheide of New York, NY, Daniel M. Schorfheide of Bethesda, MD and Mark J. Schorfheide of Champaign, IL, sisters Alice (Art) Schmittler of Nashville, IL, Jane (Ivan) Moser of New Providence, NJ, June (Bud) Harmon of Sammamish, WA, Carolyn (Tom) Mann of Beverly, WV and brother-in-law Ernest (“Joe”) Zindel of Moweaqua, IL.

Memorial visitation will be 5pm to 8pm on Friday October 5, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center, Maryville, IL.

Memorial service will be 10:30am Saturday October 6, 2012 at St. John United Church of Christ, 307 West Clay St., Collinsville, IL with Rev. Tony Minear officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. John United Church of Christ at 307 West Clay St., Collinsville, IL 62234 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63132.

 

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