Denise J. Crump, nee Touchette, 46, of Waterloo, IL, died February 14, 2020, in St. Louis, MO. She was born June 2, 1973, in Belleville, IL.
She is survived by her husband Glen Crump who she married on September 18, 1999 in Columbia, IL; children Sarah E. Crump and Dylan G. Crump; father George U. Touchette of Columbia, IL; siblings Darren Touchette (Jayden) of Millstadt, IL; Dana Zimmermann (Tom, Luke, Reid, and Shae) of St. Louis, MO, DeAnn Touchette of Columbia, IL; aunts; uncles; cousins; and dear friends.
She is preceded in death by her mother Joan Touchette; maternal grandparents Jay and Earline Pankey; and paternal grandparents George and Armella Touchette.
Denise was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church and Immaculate Conception Church and attended ICS grade school where she scored 37 points in a single game and received the Monsignor Holtgrave award for girls basketball and then went on to Columbia High School where she scored 1000 points in high school and won the Gustav Pencler award junior and senior year. She then went to play division 3 college basketball at Fontbonne College. She worked in healthcare communications and marketing for 23 years. She enjoyed watching and playing sporting events and loved being on the water boating, tubing, fishing, and swimming.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Sarah & Dylan Crump Educational Fund for higher education
8001 Meadowfield Road
Waterloo, IL 62298
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, February 21, 2020 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until 9:15 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia, IL
Msgr. Carl Scherrer officiating
Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Columbia, IL