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Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL
Friday October 21st, 2016
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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William Esker

William   Esker, 86, of Waterloo, Illinois, died October 14, 2016, in Belleville, IL. He was born July 24, 1930, in Monroe County, IL.

    He is survived by his children Mike (Missy) Esker, Dean (Carmen Englis) Esker, Lonnie (Wendi) Esker; grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents George B. & Myrtle (nee Scherer) Esker; wife Joyce Esker nee Vogt; sisters and brothers Oral "Sis" Lutman, Viola Arcuri, Helen Sherman, Dorothy Deterding, Mary Yalloway, Glen Esker, Leo Esker, Everett Esker, George Jr. Esker, and Virle Esker.

    William was retired from A & R Freight Lines, & a member of Renault American Legion. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, gardener, woodworker, a proud US Army Veteran, & an avid Cardinal's fan.

            The family would like to extend a special thank you to Legacy Place for all their caring and kindness.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Hope Church Benevolence Food Pantry

    4 PM to 8 PM Friday, October 21, 2016 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Saturday 

    10 AM Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Dennis Jones officiating
    Interment at St. John Cemetery in Valmeyer, IL


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Sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Uncle Billy, I will always treasure those as with all our Esker family times.

Bob & Connie Esker Oct 20 2016 12:00 AM