Melissa Ann Distler (1986-2017)

Melissa Ann Distler
January 1, 1986 – May 5, 2017 

Melissa Ann Distler, 31, of Belleville, IL, born January 1, 1986 in Maryville, IL, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at St. Louis University.

Melissa enjoyed the outdoors where she would camp, boat, and swim. Once, while swimming, she saved a child’s life. She loved her children dearly and cherished every moment spent making memories with them. Melissa loved music, her family, and bartending. She was a free spirit who loved to think of others before herself. Melissa will be remembered for her love of life and contagious laugh.

Melissa is survived by her mother, Lisa Kaye Conner of Belleville, IL; her father, Michael Distler of O’Fallon, IL; two sons, Samuel Connor Distler and Maximillian Michael Geromiller; sister, Andrea (Shawn) Darr of Collinsville, IL; and two nieces, Jaden Distler Darr and Ivy Michelle Darr.

Memorials in honor of Melissa may be made to St. Patrick on Summit and 33rd in East St. Louis. Condolences may be extended to the family online atwww.schildknechtfh.com.

Visitation was held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 5-7 pm at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln O’Fallon, IL.

Memorial service was held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7 pm at Schildknecht Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.