We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Vincent Birchler

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Vincent Birchler

Funeral services will be Monday, November 6, 2000 for 88-year-old Vincent Birchler of Chester who died Friday, November 3, 2000 at Chester Memorial Hospital.

Born March 29, 1912 in Coulterville, the son of Alexander and Emma (Gimber) Birchler. He married Ruth Kuhn on January 26, 1935 in Sparta, IL and she preceded him in death. He then married Katheryn Fiene on September 16, 1979 and she survives of Chester.

Also surviving are two sons, John of Waterloo, IL and Neil of Chester. One sister, Dorothy Shevlin of Sorento, IL. One stepson, Kent Fiene of Steeleville. One stepdaughter, Cassandra Rodgers of Minneapolis, MN. Nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, one brother and one sister.

Friends may call after 2pm Sunday, November 5, 2000 at the Schroeder McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester.

Funeral mass for Vincent Birchler will be Monday, November 6, 2000 at 1pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s School, St. Mary’s Endowment Fund, The Vincent A. Birchler Scholarship Fund or to donor’s choice.

A 4th Degree Knight of Columbus Ceremony will be held at 7pm Sunday, November 4, 2000 at the funeral home.