Oliver “Ollie” Schwallenstecker, 80 of Bunker Hill, died at his residence on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. He was born January 10, 1939, in Woodburn to Louis Schwallenstecker and Rosalind (Wood) Kaeshamer. He married Judy (Price) Schwallenstecker on March 30, 1957, in Bunker Hill.
He was retired after having been a supervisor for Shell Oil. Ollie served on the Bunker Hill City Council, Bunker Hill Library Board, Macoupin County Board and was on the BHHS 2016 Wall of Honor. He was a member of Bunker Hill Masonic Lodge #151 A.F. & A.M, Bunker Hill Fire Department, Shell Wood River Refinery History Museum, Minutemen Quarterback Club, BHHS Alumni Association, Meissner PTA, Macoupin County Route 66 Association of Illinois, Illinois Route 66 Motor Tour, Macoupin County Historical Society & County Genealogical Society, Southern IL Mustang Association, Mt. Olive Soulsby Shell Station Restoration Coordinator, Solar Car Race volunteer, Khoury League Coach and the “Voice of Minutemen Football.”
He is survived by his spouse, Judy Schwallenstecker of Bunker Hill; children, Pam (Dave) Monetti of Bunker Hill, Deb (Herb) Rose of Bunker Hill, and Jim (Tina) Schwallenstecker of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Kristina Monetti, Michael Monetti, Brett (Jayme) Rose, Austin Rose, Cameron (significant other, Amy) Rose, Seirra Schwallenstecker, Dakota Schwallenstecker, and Marcus Voss; great-grandchildren, Charlotte Rose, Sawyer Jo Rose, and Avery Monetti; brother, Richard Schwallenstecker of Fulton, MO; brothers in laws, Charlie (Cindy) Price of Glen Carbon and Mike (Sally) Price of St. Petersburg, FL; and sisters in laws, Betty (Dave) Craddick of Litchfield and Mary Lee Schwallenstecker of Litchfield.
Oliver was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, LaVerne Schwallenstecker and James Harrington; sister, Jane Reed; and brothers in law, Gary Wayne Price and Steven Price.
Visitation services will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm. Masonic services will be held at 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill Education Foundation or choice of the family. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.