Eugene Edward Schrecengost - 87

5/3/1930 - 1/6/2018

Earlville, IL

     Eugene “Brute” Edward Schrecengost, 87, of Earlville, IL passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle. He was born May 3, 1930 in LaSalle, IL, the son of Harvey and Genevieve (Zelenski) Schrecengost. He married Donna Marie Harmon on July 26, 1958 in Earlville, IL. Brute was a proud member of the US Navy, serving as a radioman 2nd class during the Korean War. He was also a member of the NRA and the American Legion. Brute served as a volunteer fire fighter in Earlville. He had his daily routine that included visiting the ladies at Casey’s every morning and taking excellent care of his pride and joy, his lawn. Brute enjoyed spending time outdoors and when visiting CO, one of his favorite historical sites was the grave of Buffalo Bill. In his youth he shot pool, ran track and was the pitcher for the Earlville Rangers Baseball Team. Brute loved fishing, hunting, but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

     He is survived by three daughters, Anne (Tim) Bonadeo of Channahon, IL, Marie (Chris) Carberry of Lake in the Hills, IL, and Carol Schrecengost of Arvada, CO; six grandchildren, Drew (Kristin) Bonadeo, Ian (Janet) Bonadeo, and Erin Bonadeo, Kyle Carberry and Sean Carberry, and Kevin Schultz; two great grandchildren, Timmy and Ansley; he will be remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Donna, and one sister, Audrey Boyle.

     Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville, IL. Burial will follow at St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery in Earlville with military honors. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the funeral home in Earlville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Earlville Ambulance Service. For more information or to sign the online guest book, go to www.EighnerFuneralHomes.com

Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home
407 S. Ottawa St. ~ PO Box 808
Earlville, IL 60518
815-246-6491

Visitation:

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the funeral home in Earlville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Earlville Ambulance Service.

Service:

Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville, IL. Burial will follow at St. Theresa Catholic Cemetery in Earlville with military honors.

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