We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Thursday, September 5, 2002 for 87 year old
Odilia Surman of Chester, who died Monday, September 2, 2002 at Three
Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.
Born March 30, 1915 in Belgique, MO, the daughter of Edward and Emily (Fuytinck)
Bert. She first married Wilfred Thummel on June 2, 1934 and he preceded
her in death. She then married Andrew Surman on October 12, 1938 in
Chester and he also preceded her in death.
Survivors include four sons, Ron, Roger, Bill and Kenny Surman all of
Chester, IL. Two daughters, Barb Hanger of Chester, IL and Patti Brown of
St. Mary, MO. Two sisters, Rose Surman and Pauline Young of Chester, IL.
14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren
and two step grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her
parents, both husbands, one son, one grandson, two brothers and two
Friends may call after 4pm Wednesday, September 4, 2002 at the Welge
Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Odilia Surman will be Thursday, September 5, 2002
at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Msgr. Dennis
Schaefer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or School or in
the form of Masses.