Bucur “Bill” Mihu Jr., 60, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Granite City, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis.
He was born on Dec. 27, 1954, in St. Louis, a son to the late Bucur “Bill” and Joyce (Alford) Mihu Sr. Bill gave 42 years of service at Schnucks Supermarkets, attaining the position of Vice President of Bakery Operations. He was President of the Retail Bakers Association from 2005 to 2007; a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed “weekend Odysseys” with Liz. Bill was a “Foodie” who liked to try new restaurants and was known for being the superman of the family. He will be remembered for his kind heart and all the special times he shared with his family and friends.
He is survived by and will be missed by the love of his life, Liz (Curry) Mull of Chesterfield, Mo.; daughter, Haley Mull of St. Louis; brother, Timothy and (Jamie) Mihu of Glen Carbon; sister, Barbara Adams and (Abraham Perlmuter) of Los Angeles; niece, Joyce and (Shannon) Adams; nephews, Michael Adams and fiancée (Adrienne Barash), and Ryan Mihu; great-nephews, Beckett Adams and Kaplan Adams; and many cousins and extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Caroline Thornhill.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of his life services will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Mike Rayson officiating at Nameoki United Methodist Church, 1900 Pontoon Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to Susan G. Komen for the Cure or the Humane Society.