Lawrence L. O'Dell, 90, of Millstadt, IL, died December 16, 2017, in Millstadt. He was born June 26, 1927, in Van Buren, MO.
He is survived by his children Linda (Nick) Daskaleas, Catherine O'Dell (Larry Robison), Bruce (Nida) O'Dell, Lawrence (Linda) O'Dell; 9 grandchildren; 8 step grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchild; special friend Marie Dietzel; brother Morgan O'Dell; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Lawrence is preceded in death by his wife Annie E. O'Dell (nee Gentry); children Leonard and Leon O'Dell; parents Charles and Lilly (nee Spratley) O'Dell; brothers Arby, Elva, & Arthur; sisters Dorothy, Opal, June, & Faye.
He is a member of First Baptist Church - Prairie du Rocher, IL, lifelong member of IEBW #309, and a US Army Air Corp Veteran.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
American Heart Association
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM until time of service Thursday Quernheim Funeral Home
12 Noon Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Jack Kurrelmeyer officiating
Interment at JB National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO