We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Joseph V. Scheffer, Jr.

A Memorial Mass will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 for 63 year old Joseph Scheffer, Jr. of Steeleville, IL who died Friday, April 15, 2016 at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, IL.

Joe was born August 20, 1952 in Cairo, IL, the son of Joseph V. Sr. and Wanda (Sechrest) Scheffer.

Survivors include one daughter, Jody (Bob) Wingerter of Ellis Grove, IL. Three sisters, Debbie (Rick) Brown of Ellis Grove, IL, Karen (Randy) Blechle of Ellis Grove, IL and Mary McCormick of Chester, IL. One brother in law, Terry Belton of Chester, IL. Two grandchildren, Jenna Wingerter and Jacob Wingerter. Nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Kathy Belton.

It was Mr. Scheffer’s wishes to be cremated.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 7pm Thursday, April 21, 2016 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ellis Grove, IL.

A Memorial Mass for 63 year old Joseph Scheffer, Jr. of Steeleville, IL will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7pm inside St. Mary Catholic Church in Ellis Grove, IL with Father Ben Stern officiating.

Memorials can be made to Family Choice.

The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL is in charge of the arrangments.

To sign the on-line register book, please visit www.pmfh.net