We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Elvera Rathert

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Elvera Rathert

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 19, 2008 for 79 year old Elvera Rathert of Chester, IL who passed away Saturday, August 16, 2008 at her residence in Chester, IL.

Elvera was born December 12, 1928 in Walsh, IL, the daughter of George and Laura (Eggemeyer) Brelig. She married Willard Rathert on September 14, 1952 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on September 16, 1996.

Survivors include two children, Nelson Rathert of Omaha, NE and Sharon Diederich of Lake of the Ozarks, MO. One sister, Vernice Jung of Columbia, MO. One brother, George Brelig of Fort Collins, CO. Two grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one nephew.

Friends are calling from 4pm to 8pm Monday, August 18, 2008 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral service for Elvera Rathert will be Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at 11am from St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Mark Willig officiating.

Burial will be in the Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL.

Memorials can be made to the Radio Fund of St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, the American Cancer Society or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.