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Quernheim Funeral Home
Monday July 19th, 2021
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Tuesday July 20th, 2021
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St. Patrick Church
Tuesday July 20th, 2021

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Kelia Van de Riet

Kelia A. Van de Riet, nee Swonger, 77, of Waterloo, IL, died July 14, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. She was born August 30, 1943, in Madison Lodge, KS. She is survived by her husband Joe Van de Riet; children Jeff (Tracy) Dougherty, Kim (Mike) Gool, Pam (Joe) Messmer, Tricia Durbin; stepchildren Zoe (Ray) Weakly, Angie (Will) Gregson, Susan (John) Novack, and Jill (Glenn) Wehrheim; grandchildren Megan, Shannon, and Joey Dougherty, Cory, Josh, and Ryan Gool, Mindy (Dave) Kramer, Nathan (Chelsea) Messmer, and Austin Messmer, and Blake & Emma Durbin; great grandchildren Abby, Elsie, and August Kramer; 7 step grandchildren; 9 step great grandchildren; sisters Charlene (Jim) Van de Riet and Neda Shields, nieces; nephews; and cousins. Kelia is preceded in death by 1st husband Kenneth J. "Buster" Dougherty, son Joseph Doughtery, sister Karen (Albert) Schreder, brother Larry Dean Swonger, and brother-in-law Tommy Shields. She was a member of St. Patrick Church Tipton, IL. As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:  National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Visitation: 4 PM to 8 PM Monday, July 19, 2021 at Quernheim Funeral Home 8 AM until 9:30 AM Tuesday at Quernheim Funeral Home Funeral Mass: 10 AM Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at St. Patrick Church in Tipton, IL Father John Kizhakedan officiating Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Sending condolences and prayers to Jeff, Kim, Pam and Tricia. I grow up with this family many years ago as we lived in the same neighborhood.. your mom was great and hate to hear of her passing..

Connie Stratman Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

Tricia, Blake and EmmaSorry to hear of your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you thru difficult times. Sending our thoughts and prayers.

Joe and Joyce Jul 16 2021 12:00 AM

Neda, I am sorry to learn of the passing of your sister. You lost Tommy and now your sister...our condolences to the family.Charles and Bertie Zipfel Grayslake, Illinois

zipfel charles Jul 15 2021 12:00 AM