Highland: Obituaries

Virginia Oliver, 84

Virginia Oliver
Virginia Oliver

Virginia Ann “Jennie” Oliver, 84, of Belleville died on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23 at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Belleville, with Monsignor John Myler officiating. Burial will be private. Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on June 27, 1931 in East St. Louis to William J. and Theresa (Hall) Brennan. Mr. Oliver was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral in Belleville.

Surviving are her children, Barbara (Larry) Elms of Highland, Greg (Christa Wehrmeyer) Oliver of Belleville and Dan (Valerie Beller) Oliver of Chicago; a brother, Tom (Rose) Brennan; a brother-in-law, Argonne “Buster” (Kitty) Oliver; grandchildren, Gayle Fisher, Lisa (Mark) Woodruff, Emily Oliver, Gregory Oliver Jr., Jasper Oliver, Jeremy Oliver, Abi Wehrmeyer and Alex Wehrmeyer; great-grandchildren, Tara Fisher, T.J. Fisher, Quentin Woodruff and Walter Woodruff; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald G. Oliver; a sister, Jeanette Jones; brothers, Myles Brennan and William Brennan; and a grandson, Rusty Elms.

Memorials may be made to Family Hospice.