Eugene Pospeshil Obituary

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Eugene Pospeshil Retired photography chief at Post-Dispatch Eugene A. Pospeshil became interested in taking pictures in junior high school. Then, while attending Belleville West High School, he worked for the yearbook. His love of photography led him to a career in photography at the Post-Dispatch. Mr. Pospeshil died Tuesday (March 6, 2001) of a heart condition at St Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville. He was 69 and lived in Freeburg. A native of Belleville, Mr. Pospeshil served four years in the Air Force during the Korean War. After he returned from the service, he attended Belleville Area College, now Southwestern Illinois College, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University. He managed a small camera shop in Belleville for a few years before he was hired as a staff photographer at the Post-Dispatch in 1966. He was later named director of photography and in 1981 became an assistant to David Lip-man, then managing editor. Before retiring in 1994, ; Mr. Pospeshil; served several years as ! general man-; ager of Sports ; Stats, a divi-! sion of Pulit-; zer Inc. Pospeshil With paper 28 years He was a ' member of' the Belleville Elks and Ainad Shrine. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Kurrus Funeral' Home, 657 North 57th Street Belleville. A funeral will be at' 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral -home with burial at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview; Heights. Among survivors are his wife, ! Mary Ann Clemmons Pospeshil ; of Freeburg; a daughter, Julie; Rich of Mascoutah; three sons, Michael Pospeshil of Freeburg, '. Thomas Pospeshil of Fairview; Heights and Timothy Pospeshil of Belleville; a brother, Ronald ' L. Pospeshil of Minneapolis; and ; three grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabe-' tes Association, 10820 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 220, St : Louis, Mo. 63127. A

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  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  2. 08 Mar 2001, Thu,
  3. Other Editions,
  4. Page 15

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