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Vincent S. "Vince" Schilling, 90, formerly of Dahlgren, passed away at his home in Marissa, on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at 12:01 a.m. He was a retired shoe salesman. Vincent was born April 1, 1924, in Hamilton County. He was married to Viola Engel and she preceded him in death. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Belleville. He is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Schilling of Ruma and Janet Schilling of Marissa; two grandchildren, Nicholas Schilling and Stephanie Schilling; and four great-grandchildren, Jeremy Schilling, Cheyenne Schilling, Orion Schilling and Emma Schilling. He was preceded in death by his wife; his mother, Cecilia Schilling; and two sons, Kevin and Roger Schilling. Visitation was held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, until service time at Gholson Funeral home in Dahlgren. Graveside services were held at the St. John's Cemetery in Dahlgren on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at 10 a.m. with Father Slawomir Ptak officiating. Memorials can be made to the Donors Choice and will be accepted at the Gholson Funeral Home. Gholson Funeral Home, McLeansboro is in charge of all of the arrangements.
Published on  December 26, 2014
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