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“Teri was such a blessing to grow up with. She was so smart and sweet. I took her to a dance in high school, she looked so pretty. Saw her some in...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kurt Sinn - Alton, IL - Classmate

“Dear Jeannie, Laurie and family. I am so sorry for the tragic loss of your dear mother and sister. May they be at peace at home with the lord, and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Schneider - Paderborn, IL

“I only knew Teri for a short time, but in that time I witnessed her kind heart, her commitment to nursing and love for her Mother, family and friends...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Suda - Belleville, IL

“We are so sorry to hear about the lose of your sister Teresa. I am sure your family is struggling with overwhelming sadness especially with the...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Connie and Ed Rhein - Belleville, IL

“I send my love and prayers. May God be with you today, tomorrow and the coming days. Sherri ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: sherri wildt - Seminole, FL

“So sorry to hear of Terri's passing. Your family is my heart and prayers. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Hodges Smith - Mokena, IL

“Teri was such a kind and caring person. She definitely chose the right profession when she chose to become a nurse. I enjoyed our many talks at...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kimberly Roy - Belleville, IL

“I am so shocked and sorry for these difficult times you've gone through the past few days. Prayers for you all. My heart aches for you all. ”
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Teresa Ann Schwalb, 58, of Marissa, IL; born on October 9, 1959 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Teresa was a registered nurse. She was a member of the Marissa Presbyterian Church and was very devoted to her Christian faith. Teresa felt that it was important to serve others which led her into nursing and she also spent the last several years caring for her mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents – John and Evelyn, nee Laumbattus, Schwalb. 2 brothers – David John Schwalb and Robert Mark Schwalb who died in infancy.

She is survived by one brother – James (Laura) Schwalb of Dubuque, IA. Three sisters – Jean Macke of Marissa, IL, Laurie Schwalb of Chicago, IL, and Mary (Troy) Snyder of Chillicothe, IL. Also survived by nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to the Marissa Presbyterian Church or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Visitation: Friends may call at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:00am.

Funeral: A service of remembrance will be held during the funeral mass of her mother, Evelyn Schwalb, on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10:00am with Rev. James Ryan officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Freeburg, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.