We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Odilia Surman

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Odilia Surman

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 sisters.

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.