Sylvester A. Mehrmann, 87, of New Athens, IL, died July 8, 2019, in New Athens, IL. He was born April 23, 1932, in Floraville, IL.
He is survived by his wife Darlou Mehrmann (nee Bruns) (married 65 years); children Darryl (Diane) Mehrmann, Brian (Becky) Mehrmann, Sherri (Matt) Tadlock, grandchildren Dana (Terry) Heimann, Darren (Dana) Mehrmann, and Ethan Tadlock; step grandchildren Allison (Jordan) Gristy and Andrew (Sarah) Lacy; great grandchildren Wyatt Sylvester Mehrmann, Wesley Ray Mehrmann, Wade Lawrence Mehrmann, and Peyton Lane Heimann; step great grandchildren Claire Gristy, Madelyn Gristy, Laurel Gristy, Cannon Lacy, and Luke Lacy; brother Vernon (Sharron) Mehrmann ; niece; nephew; and cousins.
Sylvester is preceded in death by his parents Edwin Mehrmann and Margaret Probst (nee Friederich) and step-father Robert Probst.
He was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ - Hecker, IL, New Athans School District #60 board member (23 years), and St. Clair County Farm Bureau.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Friedens UCC - Hecker
Hecker Volunteer Fire Department
or Hospice of Southern Illinois
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Friedens United Church of Christ
9 AM until time of service Friday at Friedens United Church of Christ
10 AM Friday, July 12, 2019 at Freidens United Church of Christ in Hecker, IL
Pastor Ivan Horn officiating
Interment at Hecker City Cemetery in Hecker, IL