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Alvin Gus Unverfehrt

Alvin Gus

July 20, 1930
September 12, 2017

Visitation 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Sept. 14, 2017 Irvin Macz Funeral Home - Centralia
Visitation 9:00 a.m. Sept. 15, 2017 - Trinity Lutheran Church - Centralia
Funeral 10:00 a.m. - Sept. 15, 2017 - Trinity Lutheran Church - Centralia

Alvin G. Unverfehrt, 87, of Hoyleton, IL, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Centralia Manor in Centralia, IL. Alvin was born July 20, 1930, the son of Gustav and Clara (Twenhafel) Unverfehrt in Hoyleton, IL. He married LaVerne (Kell) on June 7, 1953, in Centralia IL. LaVerne passed away December 19, 1991. Alvin was later married to Hilke (Garrels) on March 29, 1997 in Mesa, AZ. Hilke passed away April 6, 2015.
Alvin is survived by his devoted sons, Carl Unverfehrt and Judy Clifton of Millstadt, Il, Gene Unverfehrt and wife Dianne of Ballwin, MO, Mark Unverfehrt and wife Debbie of Mt. Vernon, IL; son-in-law Phil Palm; 9 cherished grandchildren; 6 precious great-grandchildren.

Mr. Unverfehrt is preceded in death by both his wives; daughter Judy Palm; grandchild Carson Unverfehrt.

Mr. Unverfehrt was a devoted employee for thirty-two years as a truck driver for Centralia Cartage. Alvin also served his community as an independent insurance agent through Washington County Mutual from 1974 until 1988. Mr. Unverfehrt enjoyed his time spent at his second home in Mesa, AZ. Alvin truly treasured his time spent with his family.

Celebration of life services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Centralia, IL with Pastor Perry Schefelker officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Friends and family are respectfully invited to visiting hours at the Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia, IL on Thursday September 14, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider in Alvin’s memory memorial contributions to the Trinity Lutheran Church in Centralia, IL. Arrangements are under the care of Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia, IL. On-line condolences and memories of Alvin may be shared with the family at