We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

James C. "Jimmy" Blechle

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

James C. "Jimmy" Blechle

Funeral Mass will be Friday, August 27, 2004 for 84-year-old James C. "Jimmy" Blechle of Chester, IL who passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

He was born November 19, 1919 in Chester, IL, the son of Theodore and Minnie (Steinkuhler) Blechle. He married Bertha Mae Marcinkowski on June 25, 1949 in Chester, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.

Also surviving is one son, Larry Blechle of Chester, IL. One brother, Francis Blechle of Chester, IL and one sister, Esther Blechle of Chester, IL. Three grandchildren and one great granddaughter also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and one sister.

Friends are calling after 3pm Thursday, August 26, 2004 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral Mass for Jim Blechle will be Friday, August 27, 2004 at 11am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Military Graveside Services under the direction of VFW Post #3553 and American Legion Post #487.

A 4th Degree Chalice Service will be held Thursday evening at 7pm.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School or to Sister Anne Irose Bolivian Missionary Work.