We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Josephine Heeszel

A funeral service will be held Friday, April 11, 2014 for 93 year old Josephine Heeszel of Chester, IL who died Monday, April 7, 2014 at her home in Chester, IL.

Josephine was born February 9, 1921 in Jacob, IL, the daughter of David and Elizabeth (Glodo) Callahan. She married Ervin Heeszel on April 28, 1939 in Perryville, MO and he preceded her in death on August 14, 2006.

Survivors include one son, Jerry Heeszel of Springfield, MO. Four daughters, Janice Wallis of Seminole, FL, Sue Mehrer of Chester, IL, Rhonda Huckey of Kansas City, MO and Judith Anderson of Fults, IL. Six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, seven step great-grandchildren along with nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, two brothers and one grandson.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, April 10, 2014 and from 7:30am until 11am Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A funeral service for Josephine Heeszel will be held at 11am Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will be in the Paradise Cemetery near Bremen, IL.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois in Belleville, IL.