In loving memory of

Albert C. Butler
November 18, 1935 - April 23, 2021

Albert Clifteen Butler, age 85, of Quincy, died Friday, April 23, 2021, at 1:01 am in Blessing Hospital.

Albert was born November 18, 1935 in Pittsfield, Illinois, the son of Albert and Opal Stone Butler. He married Virginia Lee Kellogg on October 1, 1955 in Quincy. She survives.

Albert attended Quincy schools. He was employed in various positions during his 30+ years at Moorman Manufacturing. After his retirement he worked part time at Summy Tire and Auto Service in Quincy.The Butler's are long time members of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fowler. Albert was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed working outdoors in his spare time. He loved attending his granddaughters sporting events, softball, volleyball, and track. He enjoyed watching baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals.

Survivors in addition to his wife include: three children, Christine Kay (Jim) Lenz of Liberty, Charles Butler of Quincy, and Carl (Ronda) Butler of Liberty; four grandchildren, Holly Butler of Jefferson City, MO, Danielle Will, Mandy Lenz, and Emmalee Parsons, all of Quincy; two great grandchildren, Tiffanie Will and Rinlee Parsons; six siblings, Michael (Linda) Butler of Quincy, Ronnie (Martha) Butler of Payson, John (Diane) Butler of Quincy, David Butler of Quincy, Marcia Gottman of Hannibal, and Alice May (Bill) Russell of Quincy ; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mary English, and a brother Richard Butler.

Mass of Christian Burial : 11:00 am Thursday, April 29, 2021, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Fowler, with Father Jeffrey Stone officiating.

Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fowler, Illinois

Visitation: 10:00 am - 11:00 am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church the morning of the Mass.

Memorials: American Heart Association or St. Joseph Religion Class. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Roger Hugenberg wrote on Apr 30, 2021:

"Thoughts and prayers to the Butler family. Many a conversation was spent at the picnic table. Great neighbors!"

Don Benz wrote on Apr 26, 2021:

" Christine, Jim and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace"