Edward J. Alewelt
Edward J. Alewelt, 86, of Springfield, died at 8:02 am, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Concordia Village. He was born March 1, 1932 in Springfield, to Frederick R. and Marguerite (Walsh) Alewelt. He married Barb Kadyk on January 10, 1959.
He is survived by his wife, Barb; one daughter, Tracy Walker of Springfield; two sons, John (Hannah) Alewelt of Royal and Marc (Glenda) Alewelt of Iowa Falls, IA; seven grandchildren and one brother Fred Alewelt of Maumelle, AR.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Rita Ann Petrone.
Edward was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a partner at Mohan, Alewelt, Prillaman and Adami Law Firm.
He graduated from Springfield Jr. College; University of Illinois and St. Louis University School of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctor. He joined the Knights of Columbus #364 at age 18 and was a member of the Illinois Bar Association.
Visitation: 10 am – 12 pm, Monday, September 24, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Monday, September 24, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with his law partner, Fred Prillaman officiating. Entombment will follow at Oak Ridge Chapel Mausoleum where military honors will be conducted.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln Memorial Gardens, Washington Park or Bunn Golf Course.
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