Obituary for Gerald Fix
Gerald Dean Fix, 62 of Lebanon, IL, born December 17, 1954 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL.
Gerald was a former member of O’Fallon Laborers’ Local #670. He was a local farmer and took great pride in his work. When Gerald was not farming you could find him restoring old tractors, one of his favorite hobbies. Gerald also loved the outdoors, hunting, and riding motorcycles. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him especially his family.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Mildred Fix, Sr., nee Kueker. sister; Marguerite Billups, 2 brothers; Lyle Edward and Raymond George Fix Jr.
Gerald is survived by his two children, Jason William (Rachel) Fix of O’Fallon, IL and Lindsay (Will Wong) Fix of Denver, CO; two sisters, Darlene Goodwin of Smithton, IL, Cheryl Berry of Lebanon, IL; four brothers, Marlin (Sandra) Fix of Aviston, IL, Donald Fix of Columbus, OH, Dennis Fix of O’Fallon, IL, Joe Fix of O’Fallon, IL; one granddaughter, Olivia Grace Fix; several aunts and uncles, Vera Juenger of Smithton, IL, Delbert (Faye) Kueker of Prairie du Rocher, IL, Merle (JoAnn) Kueker of Red Bud, IL, Vernon Kueker of Ruma, IL, Earl (Lollie) Kueker of Ruma, IL, Ollie (Janet) Kueker of Ruma, IL; one brother-in-law, Edward Billups of O’Fallon, IL; a special friend, Debbie Dawson of New Baden, IL and an abundance of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family wants to express their gratitude for the wonderful care given at Siteman Cancer Center, Heartland Hospice and Memorial East Hospital.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice (https://heartlandhospicefund.org/donate/) or Faith Lutheran Church (http://faith-online.org/). Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 24, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave., O’Fallon, IL. and from 9:00-10:00 am Saturday March 25, 2017. A Laborer’s Local #670 walk through will be held at 6:30 pm Friday March 24, 2017.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave., O'Fallon, IL 62269 with Pastor Robert Downs officiating.
Burial will be held at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.