Gilbert G. Best Sr, 91 of Staunton, IL died Friday, September 11, 2020 at Heritage Health in Gillespie, IL. Born October 12, 1928 in Staunton, IL, he was a son of the Late Mr. & Mrs. Grover D & Gertrude (Oehler) Best. He married Anna Mae Karl on April 28, 1951 and she died on February 19, 1998. He worked as a self- employed farmer and worked at LaClede Steel in Alton, IL for many years. Gilbert served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by 3 Children, Linda A. Best, Gilbert G. (Cheryl) Best Jr. of Staunton, IL and Mary G. (Tom) Kroeger of Staunton, IL, 6 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren, 1 Sister Marietta Schnaare of Staunton, IL. Several Nieces & Nephews also survive. Besides his wife & parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Sister, Ruth Zirges.
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