Michael Kent “Mike” Shubert
Michael Kent “Mike” Shubert, age 79, of Elkton, IL, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 1:30 a.m. in his home surrounded by his family.
Mike was born on July 11, 1941 in Coulterville, IL, a son to Oliver David and Anna Elizabeth (Smith) Shubert. He married Barbara Lambert on February 23, 1976 in St. Charles, MO. They were together for over 45 years. Mike honorably served his country as a Green Beret in the United States Army. He worked for St. Louis Lambert International Airport as a master mechanic and welder. He was a member of Elkton Union Church, Elkton, IL. Mike loved fixing up cars especially welding and fabricating. He loved being a grandpa, reading fiction novels and St. Louis Cardinal baseball.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Shubert of Elkton, IL; three children, Scott Shubert of Coulterville, IL, Marissa (Kevin) Mattingly of Addieville, IL, and Elizabeth (Christopher) Heiken of Texico, IL; seven siblings, Doug Shubert of Elkton, IL, Deanna Hacker of Belleville, IL, Karl Shubert of Elkton, IL, Randy (Paulette) Shubert of Marissa, IL, Andrea Gehrer of Elkton, IL, Jay (Monica) Shubert of Nashville, IL, and Marshall Shubert of Elkton, IL; sister-in-law, Dulce Shubert of Kemmerer, WY; ten grandchildren, Michael Shubert, Ashley Shubert, Chase Mattingly, Eric Mattingly, Marissa Shubert, Annelise Shubert, Kaylee Mattingly, Alexander Shubert, Matthew Heiken, and Aubree Heiken; one great-grandchild, Thomas O’Steen; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dave Shubert; and sister-in-law, Sherry Shubert.
A graveside service will be held at the Elkton Cemetery, Elkton, IL on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. with Ron Mazander officiating. Military graveside rites will be performed by Coulterville V.F.W. Post 6865 and the Illinois Army National Guard.
Visitation will be at Coulterville V.F.W. Post 6865, Coulterville, IL on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association .
Due to health concerns related to the Covid-19 virus attendance will be limited, social distancing will be enforced and attendees are asked to wear a mask.
Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
For more information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com.