JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
George K. Medders
OBITUARY: The Mt. Vernon Register on Monday, March 8, 1999 published as
follows: "George K. Medders, 90, of Mt. Vernon, died at 7:05 a.m. Sunday,
March 7, 1999, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was
born on October 13, 1908, in Jefferson County, son of August and Maggie
(Pasley) Medders. He married Katherine I. Cowger on May 29, 1935, in
Jefferson County and she survives in Mt. Vernon. In addition to his wife, he
is survived by a son, Larry Medders of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Sharon Flota
of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Mr. Medders
was employed for several years as a welder at the Mt. Vernon Car
Manufacturing Company and later at the Mt. Vernon Truck Body Company until
retirement. He was a long-time member of Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church,
where he was a deacon and trustee. He was one of the oldest members of the
Lynchburg Road area and was well-known by the young as well as the older
members of the community. He was the patriarch of the Medders and Flota
families. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Services are 10:30
a.m. Wednesday at Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. Richad
West and Les Sinks officiating. Interment will be in Medders Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of
services Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to Lebanon
Missionary Baptist Church and will be accepted at Hughey Funeral Home of Mt.
Vernon, which is in charge of arrangements, or at the church.
Submitted by "Family Links"
March 28, 2002
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