We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 4, 2006 for 85 year old Elmer
Rahlfs of Chester, IL who passed away Monday, May 1, 2006 at St. Annís
Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.
He was born August 25, 1920 in Randolph County, IL, the son of Harry Sr.
and Clara (Gentsch) Rahlfs. He married Verna Rehmer on September 14, 1941 in
Red Bud, IL and she preceded him in death on September 27, 1988.
Survivors include one son, Edgar Rahlfs of Steeleville, IL. Two
daughters, Carol Reichrath and Darlene Vogel both of Chester, IL. Five
brothers, Clarence Rahlfs and Paul Rahlfs both of Chester, IL, Harry Rahlfs,
Jr. of Steeleville, IL, Earl Rahlfs of Belleville, IL and Roger Rahlfs of
Bela Vista, AR. Four sisters, Mildred Fehr of Red Bud, IL, Edna Gielow of
Bonne Terre, MO, Irma Dilday of Minooka, IL and Doris Knoke of Chester, IL.
Four grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother and one
Friends are calling after 5pm Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at the Schroeder
McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Elmer Rahlfs will be Thursday, May 4, 2006 at 11am
from the Schroeder McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL with Rev. Mark
Willig officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Cemetery in