We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Daniel S. Vasquez
Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 2, 2002 for 89-year-old
Daniel S. Vasquez of Chester, who died Saturday, December 29, 2001 at
Memorial Hospital in Chester.
Born January 29, 1912 in St. Charles, MO, the son of Peter and Rosalie
(Sills) Vasquez. They both preceded him in death.
He married Blanche Surman on February 19, 1946 in Chester. She survives
Other survivors include one son, Michael Vasquez of Chester; four
brothers, James, Aurelius and Mark Vasquez, all of Lenzburg, IL, and Vernon
of Granite City; four sisters, Dorothy Leinicke of Rockwood, Anna Marie
Rodgers of Independence, MO, Betty Vahlkamp of Mascoutah and Norma
Bergkoetter of St. Libory. Three grandchildren and one great-grandchild also
Others preceding him in death include three brothers and one sister.
He was a retired farmer and a member of Knights of Columbus Council #3790
in Chester, 4th degree Knights of Columbus Fort Kaskaskia General
Assembly, former member of Chester Memorial Hospital Board of Directors,
past member of Randolph County Pork and Cattle Producers and the Randolph
County Farm Bureau.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 1 and from 7:30-9:45 a.m.
Wednesday, January 2 at the Schroeder-McClure Funeral Home in Chester.
Funeral services 89-year-old Daniel S. Vasquez of Chester will be at 10
a.m. Wednesday, January 2 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester with
Monsignor Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial in the St. Mary’s Catholic
Cemetery in Chester.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or Masses.