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Richard L. Anheuser of Du Quoin

  • Richard L. Anheuser, of Du Quoin

    Richard L. Anheuser, of Du Quoin

updated: 2/28/2018 3:22 PM

Richard L. Anheuser, 67, of Du Quoin, passed away at 12:39 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.

Richard had been a roof bolter for Consolidated Coal Company. He was a member of the Liberty Church in Du Quoin. He was also a member of NSRA.

He was born Nov. 30, 1950 at Du Quoin the son of Frank and Rosetta (Hackleman) Anheuser.

He married Shirley J. Gerstenschlager on May 19, 1973 at the Old Du Quoin Baptist Church and she survives.

He is survived by his wife of Du Quoin, one daughter - Lee Ann Anheuser of Du Quoin, two grandchildren - Carlee Fancher and Gavin Fancher, both of Du Quoin, one brother - David Anheuser and wife Judy of Du Quoin, and two sisters - Cathy Weis and husband Gary and Cheryl Swallers and husband Steve, all of Du Quoin.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be at noon on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Liberty Church in Du Quoin with Rev. Lon McPherson officiating.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church.

Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin.

Friends may make memorials to the donor's choice or to the college fund for Richard's grandchildren with donations made to Shirley Anheuser and will be accepted at the funeral home.

Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin is in charge of arrangements.

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