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James E. Butler

December 1, 1926 — February 14, 2017

James E.  Butler, 90, of Waterloo, Illinois, died February 14, 2017, in Waterloo, IL with his family by his side. He was born December 1, 1926, in Burksville, IL.

    He is survived by Norma Jean Butler (nee Nilges); children Richard (Kim) Butler, Mark (Kathy) Butler, Teresa (Rick) Schmidt, & Paul Butler; grandchildren Alex & Adam Schmidt, Carrie (Brian) McCormick, Sarah, James, Logan, & Mariah Butler; great grandchildren Cody & Mason McCormick; sister Jane Frey; brother William (Pat) Butler; sister-in-law Albertha (Howard) Carr; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents James F. & Gertrude (nee Dugan) Butler, son Tommy Butler, daughter-in-law Sharon Butler, & sister Irma Brinkmann.

    James was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church - Waterloo, a US Army & Merchant Marine Veteran, & was retired from Pevely Dairy. He was an avid gardener & loved to go camping, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
SS Peter & Paul Grade School

Visitation:
    4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    8:30 AM until 9:30 AM Thursday 

Funeral Mass:
    10 AM Thursday, February 16, 2017 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
        Father Osang Idagbo C.M. officiating
    Interment at St. Patrick Cemetery in Tipton, IL

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