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Dennis Kueker

Dennis R. Kueker, 81, of Troy, IL, born Sunday, September 8, 1940 in Highland, IL and passed away om Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, IL.

Dennis attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Troy, IL.  He retired from Granite City Steel.  Dennis served in the United States Army faithfully serving his Country during the Vietnam Conflict.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 708 Troy, IL.  He enjoyed hunting different kinds on nuts in the wild and shelling them to use for baking.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and playing cards.   

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Hazel (nee Maden) Kueker; and his sister, Judith Johnson.   

Surviving are his wife, Gloria (nee Bush) Kueker of Troy, IL; his children, Mark Kueker of Troy, IL and Joanne (Kevin) Evans of Troy, IL; grandchildren, Kimberlee (Ryan Master) Kueker, Austin Kueker, Mariah (Dillon Nelson) Evans, Anna Evans and Hunter Evans; great-grandchildren, Connor Kueker, Corgan and Emery Masters and Ada Nelson; dear friend to many.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 112 N Border St, Troy, IL 62294.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Visitation was held from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, IL.

Funeral services were held from 1 pm on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, IL with Rev. Albert Collver officiating.  Interment will be in Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.

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