Bert Darr

Bertram “Bert” Darr, 96, died June 17, 2020 at Riverside Rehab & Healthcare in Alton.

Due to current mandates surrounding COVID-19, private services will be held (today) Tuesday, June 23, 2020 with burial taking place in Kane Cemetery.

He was born December 12, 1923 in Jerseyville, the son of the late Ernest and Alma (Hutchens) Darr. He married the former Helen Short in 1943.

He grew up in Arkansas and was an honorably discharged U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II (1941-1947) as a Signalman 1st Class. He worked in various capacities throughout his 30-year career at Olin Corporation, prior to retiring in 1982 as a shift foreman.

Surviving is his wife; three daughters and two sons; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Crawford Funeral Home, 1308 State Highway 109, Jerseyville, IL 62052.