We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 28, 1999 for 77-year-old Catherine
Thielemann of Chester who died Saturday, September 25, 1999 at her residence in Chester,
She was born June 25, 1922 in Greensboro, North Carolina, the daughter of John and
Bessie (Eads) Williams. She married Joseph Thielemann on November 22, 1938 in St. Louis,
Missouri and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include four sons, Joe of Sedgewickville, Missouri, Fred of Dupo, Illinois
and Daniel and Jimmy both of Chester, Illinois. Two daughters, Catherina Custer of
Carrollton, Illinois and Barbara Stahlheber of Collinsville, Illinois. One sister, Dorothy
Skime of Utica, Minnesota. 19 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and four great great
grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, one sister and one
son in law.
Friends may call after 4:00pm Monday, September 27, 1999 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral
Home in Chester, Illinois.
Funeral services for Catherine Thielemann will be Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at
11:00am at the St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, Illinois with Vicar Martin Springer
officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery in Chester, Illinois.
Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Chester, Illinois or to the
American Cancer Society.