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Delbert ‘Del’ P. Friedel | 92 | Edwardsville

Delbert “Del” P. Friedel, 92, of Edwardsville, passed away at 2:25 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL.
Del was born on May 18, 1929 in Golden Eagle, IL. He was a son of the late Paul H. and Eileen M. (Arnold) Friedel.
He and the former Vera Mae Klug were married on Nov. 7, 1953 in Mitchell, IL. She passed away Nov. 14, 2011.
Del was a farmer and a carpenter, the owner/operator of Friedel Construction Company and was a member of Local #92 Carpenters Union for 69 years.
He was also a member of the American Legion Post #685 in Brussels, IL.
Del was a U.S. Army Corporal Veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include one daughter, Debra Ann and Richard Magary of Edwardsville; one son, Michael and Denise Friedel of Edwardsville; ten grandchildren, Melanie & Brian, Sarah and Nathan, Matthew, Aaron and Terrah, Jacob and Brooke, Molly, Patrick and Altie, Theresa, Heidi, Christine; three great-grandchildren, Logan, Jordan and soon to be born great-granddaughter; two brothers, Larry and Mary Fridel of Golden Eagle, Lee and Janet Friedel of Bethalto.Besides his wife and parents, Del was preceded in death by a sister, Eva Stumpf; three brothers, John, Wayne and Ronald Friedel.A life celebration will begin at 9 a.m., Monday, May 9, 2022 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Edwardsville where Mass will begin at 10 a.m., Father John Friedel will officiate.
Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.Memorial’s have been designated to the American Legion Post 685 in Brussels and the American Cancer Society.Gray Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.Condolences at

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