We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Velma Maes

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Velma Maes

Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, January 21, 2006 for 87 year old Velma Maes of Chester, IL who passed away Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

She was born September 8, 1918 in Chester, IL, the daughter of John and Sadie (Harmon) Shemonic. She married James Maes on July 21, 1937 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Wingerter of Florissant, MO. Two sisters, Lavern Hogan of Los Angeles, CA and Clara Bremer of Baldwin, IL. Three brothers, Rudolph Shemonic of Perryville, MO and Elmer and Roger Shemonic both of Steeleville, IL.

Six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, one brother and one sister.

Friends are calling after 4pm Monday, March 20, 2006 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral Mass for Velma Maes will be Tuesday, January 21, 2006 at 10am from St. Maryís Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik and Father Allen Maes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to donorís choice.