Welcome to the memorial page for

John M. Hoerner

October 19, 1956 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 63)

Due to a family emergency, public visitation will be cancelled on Friday, August 14, 2020.  A memorial service will be held at a later date and time.  


John M. Hoerner, age 63, of Belleville, IL, born on October 19, 1956 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

John was a Boilermaker with Local #363, for over 34 years, retiring in 2012.  His infectious smile and laugh will be remembered by all.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis R. Hoerner, Sr., and Marguerite A. “Peggy” Hoerner, nee Halloran; his mother-in-law, Maxine Poell; his sister-in-law, Karen Paulson; and his brothers-in-law, Bob Underwood and Henry Dinan.

John is survived by his dear wife, Kay Hoerner, nee Poell; his beloved children, Jonathan Michael Hoerner and Sarah Marie Hoerner; his siblings, Mona (Gary) Sterr, Nora Dinan, Patti (Dick) Pearl, Dennis (Francie) Hoerner, Jr., Tim (Robin) Hoerner, Joseph (Mary Beth) Hoerner, Keith (Anne) Hoerner, Kevin (Ann) Hoerner, Steve (Deanne) Hoerner, and Garrett (Katie) Hoerner; his father-in-law, Joe Poell; his sister-in-law, Kathy (Steve) Odenwald; his brothers-in-law, Joe (Marla) Poell, and Al Paulson.  John is also survived by many cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace School, or the American Cancer Society.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and time. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Cure Alzheimer's Fund

 Service Information

August 14, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Private Services

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