JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

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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