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Nellie B. Hensiek, age 89, of Edwardsville, died at Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

She was born June 28, 1928, the daughter of the late Russell and Flossie Cox Miller.

She married Donald Hensiek on Sept. 4, 1950, in St. Louis. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children: Edward (Norma) Hensiek of Russellville, Mo., Mary (Tom) Walsh of Edwardsville and Joseph (Anne) Hensiek of St. Louis; grandchildren: Shawn (wife Andrea) Walsh, Patrick (wife Anna) Walsh, Ryan (wife Ashley) Walsh, Matthew (wife Janice) Hensiek, Laura Hensiek and Michael Hensiek and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Russell Miller Jr., Jack Miller and Donald Miller.

Mrs. Hensiek was a homemaker.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Saksa Mateer Funeral Home in Edwardsville.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at St. Boniface Catholic Church with Fr. Jeff Goeckner officiating.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis.

Memorials are suggested to the Daughters of Charity or the Main Street Community Center in Edwardsville.


Thomas Saksa Funeral Home 2205 Pontoon Rd Granite City IL 62040  618-876-4321
Saksa Mateer Funeral Home  210 N. Kansas Edwardsville IL 62025  618-656-7577

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