June 2, 1944 - January 31, 2021
Date Line: Bethalto Barbara A. DeManuele, 76, of Bethalto, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at her residence. She was born on June 2, 1944 in Alton, IL, the daughter of Charles and Virginia Ann (Unterbrink) Wilkey. She married Ronald S. DeManuele on December 31, 1989 in Bellefontaine, MO. He survives. Barbara enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, reading, traveling, and sitting by the dock on intercostal waters of Ft. Walton Beach in Florida, at her second home. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren most of all. Especially going to their sporting events and dance competitions and commenting on Facebook posts. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will be sadly missed by all. Along with her husband, Ronald, she is survived by her children, Rene (Ed) Slayden of Bethalto, Keri Campbell of Wood River, Rob (fiancé Noelle Harris) Warren of Plantation, FL, and Michelle “Woo” (Bill) Watts of Bethalto; two sisters; a brother; ten grandchildren, Whitney (Sam) Walker, Katlyn (Michael) Rose, Branden (Jen) Slayden, Christopher (Heather) Dixon, Danielle (Jon) LeMay, Demi Youngberg, Nikki Lungwitz, Ryan (Tori) Warren, Victoria (John) Miller, and Tabitha (Nathan) Todd; 17 great-grandchildren; Kaylyn, Madison, Dakota, Avery, Paige, Reed, Nichole, Dylan, Tucker, Lilly, Tyler, Logan, William, Graham, Sawyer, Kalin, Charlotte, and Baby P III on the way; her first husband, Robert “Dick” Warren of Wood River; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Mika Ory; and her mother and father-in-law, Florence Helen and Earl Schmitt. Visitation will be on Friday, February 5, 2021, from 10 am until time of service at 11:30 am, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO at 1:15 pm. Pastor Terry McKenzie will officiate. Memorials may be made to The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation and/or The American Cancer Society. Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com
Date Line: Bethalto Barbara A. DeManuele, 76, of Bethalto, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at her residence. She was born on June 2, 1944 in Alton, IL, the daughter of Charles and Virginia Ann (Unterbrink) Wilkey. She married Ronald... View Obituary & Service Information
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