We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Karen Herschbach

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 17, 2015 for 73 year old Karen Herschbach of Chester, IL, formerly of Perryville, MO, who died Thursday, November 12, 2015 at her home in Chester, IL.

Karen was born August 16, 1942 in Marion, IN, the daughter of Steve and Dorothy (Weddle) Gasper. She married James "Jim" Herschbach on June 25, 1960 in Marion, IN and he preceded her in death on November 26, 2014.

Survivors include two children, Michael Herschbach of Chester, IL and Michelle Boner of Perryville, MO. Two siblings, Gary Gasper of Georgia and Judy Bright of Marion, IN. Four grandchildren, six great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son, Keith.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Monday, November 16, 2015 and after 7:30am Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A funeral service for 73 year old Karen Herschbach will be held at 11am Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Pastor Faye Edmiaston officiating.

Burial will be in the New Palestine Cemetery in New Palestine, IL.

Memorials can be made to the First United Methodist Church in Chester, IL.