Carl E. Brumit, Sr., 87, of Waterloo, IL, died March 10, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born September 2, 1931, in E. St. Louis, IL.
He is survived by his wife Carole A. (nee Niederhoffer) Brumit; children Christine (Jeffrey) Hern, Angela Schlemmer, Crystal Brumit, Carl Brumit Jr., Anna (Jason) Embrich, Jacob Brumit, & Mary (Aaron) Scheibe; grandchildren Zachary, Robert, Cali, Leah, Wyatt, Ava, Carli, Cheyanne, Walter, & Levi; great granddaughter Antoinette; sisters Betty Jo (William) Dietz & Doris (Don) Thatcher; sisters-in-law & brother-in-law Brenda Kappler, Gwen Cummins, & Denis (Sara) Niederhoffer; father-in-law Ralph Niederhoffer; nieces; nephews; & cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents Oscar Lee & Henrietta (nee Early) Brumit; 1st wife Jenny (nee Zucha) Brumit; grandson Bryan Hern; 2 sisters; 6 brothers; & mother-in-law Frances Niederhoffer.
Carl was a committed and very loving husband. He cherished and loved his children, all 7 of them, and his grandchildren. He loved the outdoors. He was and avid hunter, fisherman, trap shooter, gardener, and enjoyed wood working. He was a very hard worker, and early riser, and he was loved and respected by all who knew him. It is safe to say that he had a long and lasting impact on all who had the privilege of meeting him. He was a member of the Waterloo Knights of Columbus and SS Peter & Paul Church.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Masses or Donor's Choice
11 AM until time of Mass Saturday, March 16, 2019 at SS Peter & Paul Church
1 PM Saturday, March 16, 2019 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Sebastian Ukoh, C.M. officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
Celebration of Life:
3 PM Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Mystic Oak in Waterloo, IL