We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Thursday, September 25, 2008 for 74 year old
Charles Pepmiller of St. Peters, MO, formerly of Chester, IL, who passed
away September 22, 2008 at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
He was born January 30, 1934 in Doniphan, MO, the sonf of Ernest and
Lillian (Kenaga) Pepmiller.
Charles married Carolean McPheeters on December 24, 1956 in Fairdealing,
MO and she survives.
Also surviving is one daughter, Charlene Hall of O’Fallon, MO. One son,
Clayton Pepmiller of St. Charles, MO. Five grandchildren also survive.
Pepmiller served two terms as Chester Ward 3 alderman. He served Ward 3
from May 1, 1967 to April 30, 1973 and again from May 1, 1979 to April 30,
After moving into Ward 4, Pepmiller served as alderman from August 15,
1988 to April 30, 2001.
He was City Treasurer of Chester from May 1, 2001 to April 30, 2003.
Pepmiller also was vice president of the First Bank of Chester from 1984
to 1987 where he was in charge of investments and loans. From 1987 to his
retirement in 1998, he was a loan officer at the First National Bank in
Pepmiller was a founder and director of the Perryville-Chester Bi-State
Visitation for Charlie Pepmiller will be held Thursday from 1pm to 4pm at
the Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 4pm Thursday at the Edwards Funeral Home
with burial in the Doniphan City Cemetery.