We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral Mass will be held Monday, February 21, 2011 for 96 year old John Pautler of Chester, IL who passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL.
John was born March 6, 1914 in Evansville, IL, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Kreher) Pautler. He married Thelma Simpson on July 25, 1938 in Evansville, IL and she preceded him in death on October 27, 1948. He then married Olga Yvonne Simpson on February 6, 1950 in Chester, IL and she preceded him in death on September 12, 2002.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Linback of Escondido, CA. Three sons, Thomas Pautler of Newman Lake, WA, Charles Pautler of Belleville, IL and J. Stephen Pautler of Kerrville, TX. One sister, Cecilia Stork of Sparta, IL. One sister in law, Frances Pautler of Ellis Grove, IL. 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, one son, three sisters and one great granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Sunday, February 20, 2011 and from 7:30am to 10:45am Monday, February 21, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral Mass for John Pautler will be at 11am Monday, February 21, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.
Burial will be in the St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Evansville, IL.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Chester, IL.