We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Verdell Brelje

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Verdell Brelje

A funereal will be held Thursday, May 16, 2013 for 88 year old Verdell Brelje of Chester, IL who died Sunday, May 12, 2013 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Verdell was born January 31, 1925 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Oscar and Flora (Fuhrhop) Beck. She married William Brelje on April 22, 1950 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on June 19, 1993.

Survivors include three daughters, Carla Brelje of Valmeyer, IL, Connie Bunke of Sebewaing, MI and Paula Arbuthnot of Hillsboro, MO. Seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two sons.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Wednesday, May 15, 2013 and from 7:30am to 10am Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL. Visitation will continue from 11am to 1pm on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.

A funeral for 88 year old Verdell Brelje of Chester, IL will be held at 1pm Thursday, May 16, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery in Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL or to Lutheran Laymen League/Lutheran Hour Ministries.