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MENENDEZ, JACK JR., 84, of Belleville, IL, born March 28, 1919 in East St. Louis, IL died on Monday, January 12, 2004, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL. He retired as a Systems Analyst for the U.S. Government. He was a WW II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Pilar, nee Vasquez, Menendez Sr.; two sisters, Mercedes Martinez and Rosemary Schwarzrauber; five sisters-in laws and two brothers-in-law; he is survived by his wife, Marquerette, nee Hartmann Menendez, of Bellville, IL; sister, Mrs. Pura Maus of Bellville, IL; two brothers Julius (Doris) Menendez of Morgan Hill, CA and Arthur (Carolyn) Menendez of Granite City, IL; dear beloved uncle and great-uncle.
Memorials may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 3225 N. Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63107 Attn: Sister Irene Marie.
Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 15, 2004 at KASSLY Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL. Funeral procession to leave at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 16, 2004 from Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL for a 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic church, Belleville, IL with father Jack McEvilly, officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.