We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Private funeral services were held for 90 year old Edward Roehrich of Chester, IL, formerly of Downers Grove, IL, who passed away Friday, November 13, 2009 at St. Ann’s Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.
Edward was born January 31, 1919 in Hoisington, KS, the son of John and Marie (Bender) Roehrich. He married Marcella McManus on November 23, 1950 in Oak Park, IL and she preceded him in death on February 23, 2008.
Survivors include three daughters, Ann Overby of Chester, IL, Mary Ellen King of Princeton, IL and Martha Stillwell of Lakeside, CA. Two sisters, Leona Majercik and Elsie Kraft both of Anderson, CA. Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and 16 brothers and sisters.
It was Edward’s wishes to be cremated. Private family service was held.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home of Chester, IL was in charge of the arrangements.