We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 2, 2011 for 91 year old Paul Schmerbauch of Chester, IL who passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Chester Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Chester, IL.
Paul was born March 22, 1920 on Kaskaskia Island, IL, the son of Louis and Lottie (Buatte) Schmerbauch. He married Marcella Eggemeyer on July 7, 1953 in Chester, IL and he survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving are five children, Donna Schweizer, Larry Surman, Mary Long, Sharon Howie and John Schmerbauch all of Chester, IL. One sister, Nora Flynn of San Bernardino, CA. One brother, James Schmerbauch of Palm Springs, CA. 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, one sister and one granddaughter.
Visitation will be from 9am to 12:30pm Friday, December 2, 2011 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral Mass for Paul Schmerbauch of Chester, IL will be at 1pm Friday, December 2, 2011 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or School or in the form of Masses.