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Imogene V. "Jean" Ries

March 9, 1935 — January 3, 2017

Imogene V. "Jean" Ries, nee Schmitz, 81, of Waterloo, IL, died January 3, 2017, in St. Louis, MO. She was born March 9, 1935, in Valmeyer, IL.

    She is survived by her children Bret (Tami) Ries, Brenda (Bill) Lanman, Barbara (Bryan) Garcia, Beverly (Kevin) Layton, & Bonnie Ries (Robert Haudrich); grandchildren Jeffrey Ries, Amanda (Quinn) Huber, Rebecca Ries, Jamie Lanman, Rachel (fiancé Travis Bricker) Layton, & Elizabeth (Terry Bradford) Layton; great-grandchildren Braelynn Bradford, Wyatt & Eli Bricker, & Alexis Huber.

    She is preceded in death by husband Harold E. Ries and parents Albert & Edna (nee Wild) Schmitz.

    Imogene married Harold September 23, 1956 in Valmeyer, IL. She was a member of St. Paul UCC, played bunco, and was a card club member for 50+ years. Her hobbies were family, genealogy, and visiting friends & family - she was the heart of the family. Forever "mean and ornery."

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
American Heart Association
American Cancer Society
St. Paul UCC - Waterloo

Visitation:
    4 PM to 8 PM Friday, January 6, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Saturday St. Paul United Church of Christ

Funeral:
    10 AM Saturday, January 7, 2017 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Merlyn Lawrence officiating
    Interment at St. John Cemetery in Valmeyer, IL

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Visitation

Friday, January 6, 2017

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

SS Peter and Paul Church

204 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Paul United Church of Christ (Waterloo)

200 N Main St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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