Louisa DelCommune


Birth: 14 Mar 1907, Ste. Genevieve, MO
Death: 2 Oct 2001, Murphysboro, IL
Burial: 6 Oct 2001, Valle Spring Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Obituary from the Ste. Genevieve Herald:

Louise C. 'Miss Del' Del Commune of Murphysboro, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was 94.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. at the Church of Ste. Genevieve, with Rev. John Deken officiating. Burial was in Valle Spring Cemetery. Basler Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

She was born March 14, 1907, in Ste. Genevieve, a daughter of Charies Louis and Louise (DuPont) Del Commune.

Survivors include one sister, Marie McCann of Murphysboro, Ill.; five nephews, Charles D. McCann and his wife, Jacqueline, of Carbondale, Ill.; James M. McCann and his wife, Terrisita, of Jupiter, Fla.; Maurice J. McCann and his wife Suzanne, Robert L. McCann and his wife, Mary Susan, and Patrick M. McCann and his wife, Donna, all of Murphysboro, Ill., 12 great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Mr. C.L. Del Commune; one niece. Ms. Del Commune was a member of St. Andrews Parish in Murphysboro, 111. She attended Valle Grade School, graduated from St. Joseph Academy in St. Louis, and Southeast Missouri State University. She received her masters degree from the University of Iowa. She began her teaching career as a rural school teacher in Zell, and worked for Catholic Charities in St. Louis, finishing her career as a teacher at St. Andrew's Grade School in Murphysboro.

The family requests memorials to Valle Spring Cemetery.


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