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Louise Wolf

Anna Louise Wolf, nee Shubirg, 86, of Swansea, IL, born March 3, 1925, in South Pittsburg, TN, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Belleville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Belleville, IL.  

Mrs. Wolf was a hairdresser at the Carroll House Beauty Salon in Belleville, IL, and later ran Louise’s Beauty Shop from her home.  She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL.  Louise was an avid bowler and had many hobbies, her favorite being babysitting for her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.                            

Mrs. Wolf was preceded in death by her parents, Herman Walker and Annie Ethel, nee Cross, Shubirg; two sisters, Shirley Shubirg and Mary Etta Clinton; one brother, Kenny Shubirg; and one great-grandson, Nicholas Cook. 

Surviving are her husband of 57 years, Clarence J. Wolf, whom she married on October 17, 1953;
a sister, Violet Wolfe;
two brothers, Herman Shubirg and Rickey Shubirg;
a sister-in-law, Erna Hartman;
numerous nieces and nephews;
two daughters, Sandra (Thomas) Cook and Debra (Richard) Koehler;
a son, Douglas (Debra) Wolf;
eight grandchildren, Dawn Cook, Kimberly Graham, Connie Cook,
 Matthew Cook, Molly Cook, Sherry Koehler, Danielle Wolf, and Drew Wolf;
and five great-grandchildren, Madeline Graham, Josephine Graham,
 Devin Cook, Katy Graham, and Lauren Graham.

The family would like to thank the staff of Belleville Healthcare and Rehabilitation for their loving care and concern for Louise and her family.

Memorials may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL, or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Drew Kramer officiating. 

Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL. 

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Condolences Left For Louise Wolf

    Our love and prayers to Clarence and all of his and Louise's family. Know that no matter the age, the time, or the reason, there is never a good season to lose someone you love. Hopefully, time and the love and friends and family will help heal the loss you all feel at this time. Louise was a wonderful friend and addition to our extended family when her youngest son married our eldest daughter. She was kind, considerate, and made us smile and laugh on more than one occasion. We loved her and will miss her. God Bless!

    Dale and Donna Zink, OFallon, IL, 62269

    I know this is a hard time for all of you. Having lost my father 8 years ago I know how difficult this time is for all of you. Nothing will ever prepare you for the pain you are going through, but know that there will be a day you will wake up and realize you are in a little less pain than the day before. You are in our prayers. God Bless all of you!

    Ellen and Marshall George, Glen Carbon, il, 62034

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