We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Clarence Rahlfs

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Clarence Rahlfs

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 24, 2006 for 79 year old Clarence Rahlfs of Chester, IL who passed away Sunday, May 21, 2006 at Three Springs Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Born October 7, 1926 in Chester, IL, he was the son of Harry and Clara (Gentch) Rahlfs. He married Rudelle Diercks on October 12, 1947 in Bremen, IL and she survives.

Also surviving is two children, Steve Rahlfs of Arnold, MO and Kathy Baker of Chester, IL. Four brothers, Earl Rahlfs of Belleville, IL, Roger Rahlfs of Bella Vista, AR, Harry Rahlfs of Steeleville, IL and Paul Rahlfs of Chester, IL. Three sisters, Edna Gielow of Bonne Terre, MO, Irma Dilday of Minooka, IL and Doris Knoke of Chester, IL. Six grandchildren and one great grandson also survive.

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

Friends are calling from 4pm to 8pm Tuesday, May 23, 2006 and after 7:30am Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral services for Clarence Rahlfs will be Wednesday, May 24, 2006 at 1pm from St. John Lutheran Church in Bremen, IL with Rev. Edwin Reuter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the church’s building fund or to Shriner’s Children Hospital.