89-year-old Cisne resident, Lawrence Eugene Obrecht died on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. Gene was a journeyman lineman for Wayne White Electric Cooperative and after his retirement from Wayne White he worked for Gill Excavating. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #1111, Shriners, Coon Creek Ridge Riders Club, and Enterprise United Methodist Church.
Gene is survived by his wife Mid Obrecht of Cisne, IL, one daughter Bonnie (Roy) Atwood of Cisne, IL, two sisters Phyllis (Paul) Ulrich of Olney, IL and Wilma Trotter of Robinson, IL. Also surviving are five grandchildren Jeana (Michael) Gill of Mt. Erie, IL, Andy Atwood and Alex (Krissy) Atwood of Cisne, IL, Tammra Cascio of Madison, MS, and Kimmra (Jeff) Hingher of Franklin, TN. and thirteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Lawrence Eugene Obrecht will be 11:00am Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne with burial in Cisne Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4:00pm to 7:00pm Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne.
Memorials may be given to the Comfort Room at Fairfield Memorial Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children at St. Louis, MO and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.