Francelia C. “Fran” Deien

TRENTON — Francelia C. “Fran” Deien, nee Wuest, 71, of Trenton, born April 15, 1944, in Breese, a daughter of the late Arthur and Laura, nee Kuhl, Wuest, died Monday, September 7, 2015, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.

Fran worked at the custodian at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Grade School in Belleveille and retired from the IGA store in Trenton. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton and enjoyed arts and crafts and her god, Boots.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent “Jr.” Deien, whom she married August 17, 1963, at St. Mary’s Catholic church in Trenton, and he died June 13, 1998; a granddaughter, Kayla Satterfield; and sister-i-law and brothers-in-law, Margaret and John Ripperda, Donald Deiein, and Larry Deien.

Surviving are her children, Don Deien and wife Lynette, of Trenton, Ron Deien and wife Sherry, of Albers, Darla Satterfield and friend Jack Webster, of Carlyle, Cheri Hunt and husband John, of Trenton, and Jim Deien and friend Caitlyn Crain, of Trenton; eight grandchildren, Caden, Blake, Brian, Ronnie, Kristen, Dylan, and Mei-Li; a great-granddaughter, Rhiley; brother, Laurel “Corky” Wuest and wife Mary Jo, of Breese; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bruce Deien and wife Sandy, of Highland, Jerry Deien, of Marine, Betty Deien, of Highland, Jackie Shurtz, and husband Roger, of Breese, Nancy Deien, of Breese, and Jean Deien, of New Baden; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 10, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton, with Fr. Joseph Rascher officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Trenton.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, and again from 8:30 until 9:45 a.m. Thursday, at Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.

Memorials may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society, or to the Sugar Creek Ambulance Service and will be received at the funeral home.

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