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In Memory of
Verna Anna Marie
Votrian (Hesse)
1924 - 2018
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Obituary for Verna Anna Marie Votrian (Hesse)

Verna Anna Marie  Votrian (Hesse)
Verna Anna Marie Votrian, nee Hesse, 94, of O’Fallon, IL, born Tuesday, April 15, 1924 in O’Fallon, IL, died Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Memorial Hospital - East in Shiloh, IL surrounded by her loving family.

Verna was a former member of O’Fallon United Church of Christ serving as a member of the Junior and Senior Choir and as a Sunday School Teacher. Verna later changed her church membership to St. Paul United Church of Christ in Belleville, IL. She is a current member of Order of the Eastern Star #487, past member of the O’Fallon Women’s Club, past President of the Rainbow Girls, and former member of The Moose Lodge 1221 in Belleville. Verna was always there for her family. She loved going to her children and grandchildren’s sports and school activities, enjoyed having visitors to her house and going shopping, loved ballroom dancing to the big band sounds with her past husband, Charles, and took great pride in being an immaculate housekeeper.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Barney and Agnes Hesse, nee Keck; husband, Charles H. Votrian; brother, Merle C. Hesse; sister-in-law, Dolly Hesse; and 3 nephews, Matthew Hesse, Steven Hesse and Mark Hesse.

Verna is survived by a daughter, Judy Connolly of O’Fallon, IL; a son, Craig (Denise) Votrian, of O’Fallon, IL, brother, Maurice Hesse of O’Fallon, IL; grandchildren, Steven (Caroline) Connolly of Millstadt, IL, Douglas (Kristi Carr) Connolly of O’Fallon, IL, Gary Connolly of O’Fallon, IL, Corey (Brandy) Votrian of Glen Carbon, IL, Danielle “Dani” (Amanda) Votrian of O’Fallon, IL; great-grandchildren Katie Connolly, Ryan Connolly, Beckham Votrian, Capri Cardwell; nephews, Scott (Terri) Hesse, Chris (Dawn) Hesse; and many dear cousins and special friends.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B. Street, Belleville, IL 62220. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Avenue, O’Fallon, IL and Friday, August 31, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B Street, Belleville, IL.

Funeral service will be held Friday, August 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B Street, Belleville, IL with Rev. Herbert Schafle officiating.

Interment will follow at O’Fallon City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.

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