Alberta M. Suhre, 99, of Granite City died on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon.
A funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 22 at St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ in Granite City, with the Rev. Levering Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery in Alhambra. Irwin Chapel of Granite City was in charge of arrangements.
She was born on June 21, 1916 in Worden to Ernst and Mary Brandt. She married Otto F. Suhre on July 24, 1943, and he passed away on May 29, 2007.
Mrs. Suhre loved her days growing up on the farm and returning to help her siblings back on the homestead for many years. She was a childhood member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Worden and later attended St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ in Granite City for 50 years. She enjoyed her days of crocheting, knitting, baking and early days of bowling.
She is survived by a nephew, Terry (Carol) Suhre of Granite City; nieces, Kay Gieszelmann of Edwardsville and Diane Riddens of Worden; and other extended family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Julius and Albert Brandt; and a sister, Rhoda Brandt.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter Evangelical United Church of Christ.