Lee H. Mentel, 83, of Red Bud, IL, died October 15, 2017, in Red Bud, IL. He was born September 3, 1934, in Chicago, IL.
He is survived by his wife Alice E. Mentel (nee Weidemann); daughters Laura A. (Charles) Miller, Susan E. (James) Prader, Patricia L. (James) Wittenauer, & Teresa M. (Jarrod) Fahey; grandchildren Abby Kohnz, Justine Hennrich, Davin Kohnz, Kyle Prader, Jordan Fahey, Claire Wittenauer, Mitchell Kohnz, Lauren Prader, & Lee Wittenauer; great grandchildren Belle Hennrich, Ellie Fahey, & Crosby Hennrich; sister Patricia A. Buncher; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.
Lee is preceded in death by his son Stephen Lee Mentel; parents Lee J. & Magdalene K. "Helene" (nee Schaff) Mentel; father-in-law & mother-in-law Alvin & Esther (nee Berthold) Weidemann; and brother-in-law Roy Buncher.
He is a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church - Red Bud, US Army Veteran, and retired machinist from Ameren.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
American Cancer Society
or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until 10:00 AM Thursday Quernheim Funeral Home
11 AM Thursday, October 19, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud, IL
Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL