We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 26, 2011 for 89 year old Howard Alms of Chester, IL who passed away Friday, October 21, 2011 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.
Howard was born August 2, 1922 in Steeleville, IL, the son of Edwin and Laura (Hallworth) Alms. He married Marcella Hapke on November 25, 1942 in Chester, IL and she preceded him in death on June 16, 2005.
Survivors include two sons, Jeff Alms of Perryville, MO and Gary Alms of Chester, IL. One sister, Helen Shewmake of Harrisburg, IL. Three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one step great-grandchild also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, two brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 7pm Tuesday, October 25, 2011 and after 7:30am Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Howard Alms will be at 10am Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Matt Kamprath officiating.
Burial will be in the Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL.
Memorials can be made to Peace Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.