Welcome to the memorial page for

Joseph B. Krisher

October 8, 1948 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 72)

Joseph B. Krisher, age 72, of Mascoutah, IL, born on October 8, 1948 in McCurtain, OK, died on January 6, 2021 at his residence.

Joseph was a United States Navy Seabee Veteran.  He worked as a logistics manager for Midland Wood Products of Mascoutah.  Joseph liked to restore antique tractors and equipment and enjoyed landscaping and gardening.  He also volunteered his time for 25 years to Residents Encounter Christ, a prison ministry, and was a member of St. Pancratius Church in Fayetteville, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Connie, nee Sweeney Krisher.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Krisher, nee Kuykendall; his children, Michael (Crystal) Krisher of Collinsville, IL and Jason (Tina) Krisher of Canonsburg, PA; his grandchildren, Taylor Krisher, Sydney Krisher, Grace Krisher and Eli Krisher; and his siblings, Alex (Sue) Krisher of Bowling Green, KY, Margaret (Caroll) Adcock of Pinckneyville, IL and Lisa (John) Tallman of Stillman Valley, IL.  Joseph is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.  

Memorials may be made to Laughing Bear Bakery, 1610 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO, 63103.  Laughing Bear Bakery offers employment to men and women released from state and federal prisons helping them to reset their lives.  For more information go to

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral Service will be on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.  Cremation will follow services.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Laughing Bear Bakery
1610 Olive St., St. Louis MO 63103

 Service Information

January 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Funeral Service
January 9, 2021

3:00 PM

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