Miriam Fietsam Miriam Fietsam, nee Runkwitz, 87 of Belleville, Ill., born August 7, 1929 in Belleville, Ill., passed away Friday, April 10, 2017 in Freeburg, Ill. Miriam was a long time member of St. Paul's U.C.C. and was in the church choir. In her free time she loved to play golf with her husband and friends. Above all, she was a loving wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and the greatest Mom ever! She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Robert C. Fietsam; her parents, Erwin H. and Georgana, nee Moody, Runkwitz; brothers-in-law, Lee Athmer; Richard and his wife Ramona Fietsam; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Fietsam. Surviving are her two sons, Robert C. Fietsam, Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif., and Guy (Gail) Fietsam of Belleville, Ill.; two daughters, Nancy Burton of Freeburg, Ill. and Lisa (Kenny)Moore of Pontoon Beach, Ill.; four grandchildren, Khara (Steven) Mohr, Krystal Burton, Grace Fietsam, and Christopher Fietsam; a great-grandson Emmitt Mohr; a sister, Kathryn Athmer; three brothers-in-law, Ronald Fietsam, Dave (Pat) Fietsam; Dale (Martha) Fietsam; a sister-in-law, Ethel (Dave) Longworth; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorials are requested to the Alzheimer's Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, Mo., 63132-3214. Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois, Fairview Heights, Ill. Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Fietsam officiating. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill. LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
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