Oren Lance Austin, 57, of Collinsville, died at 8:43 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, in Collinsville.
He was born Sept. 10, 1958, in Granite City, the son of Mildred Head Scheller II and the late William Austin.
He married Linda M. Thien Austin Sept. 18, 1999, in Greenfield. She survives.
Oren loved to draw, play electronic games, was an avid St. Louis Blues fan and loved his dog, Blue. He was employed by Imperial Mfg. Group in Alton for five years.
Other survivors include children, Kristina (Jacob) Jones of Gillespie and Sean Austin of Granite City; mother and stepfather, Mildred and John Hunt; grandchildren, Landon and Lorelai Foley and Kallei Jones; sisters, Judy Austin of Collinsville, Lynda (Gary) Earhardt of Caseyville, and Verla Myers of Cleburne, Texas; brothers, William (Geraldine) Austin of Foley, Mo., Patrick Austin of Leesport, Pa., Randy (Julie) Austin of Alvin, Texas, Vance (Anita) Austin of Cahokia, Terry (Michelle) Austin of Collinsville; stepbrothers, Michael Hunt of Hillsboro, Mo., Randy (Trinni) Hunt of Sparks, Nev., and Danny (Deanna) Hunt of Affton, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, sister, Rita Bodimer; stepsisters, Liz Claus and Rebecca Hunt; stepbrother, William Hunt; and nephew, Joshua Austin.
Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home in Granite City.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at Thomas Saksa Funeral Home in Granite City.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Louis Blues 14 Fund.