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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945
Art Hoerchler



Visitation:  Wednesday, February 4, 2004  4:00-9:00 PM
                   Thursday, February 5, 2004  11:00 AM-1:30 PM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Germantown  
Services:   Thursday, February 5, 2004   2:00 PM
                   St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Bartelso     


Art Hoerchler 82 of Bartelso, died Monday February 2, 2004 at St. Joseph hospital in Breese

He was born January28, 1922 in New Baden, IL to Anton and Josephine (Kreke) Hoerchler: they preceded him in death

He married Freda Seelhoefer April 15, 1947 St. Felicitas Church in Beaver Prairie and she preceded him in death July 11, 1992

Also preceded in death by son-in-law Bernard "Beans" Toennies, brothers; Henry and Edwin Hoerchler and a sister Lenora Hoerchler

Surviving are sons Francis "Butch" (Deborah) Hoerchler of Bartelso, Ken "cub" (Debra) Hoerchler of New Baden

Daughters Mary Jane (Jeff) Timmermann of Germantown, Diane Toennies of Bartelso, Marilyn (Rich) Varel of New Baden, Audrey (Geno) Carvotta of Bartelso

17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren

A sister-in-law Eileen Hoerchler of Fort Dodge Iowa

Art lived in Bartelso since 1950. He was employed at Kohrmann Electric and later at Scott Air Force Base as a Civil Engineer, retiring in 1987. He served on the Bartelso Village board from 1967 to 1985. He was Mayor of Bartelso from 1985 to 1997

Art was a World War II veteran having serves in Okinawa Japan. He was a life member of the Bartelso American Legion serving two terms as commander. Carlyle VFW, Catholic War Veteran, Bartelso Knights of Columbus, Catholic Fraternal Life, Clinton County Farm Bureau

And St. Cecilia Catholic Church

Funeral Mass Thursday February 5, 2004 at 2:00 PM at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Bartelso with Fr. Henry Fischer officiating. Interment St. Cecilia Cemetery

Visitation will be held on Wednesday February 4 from 4 to 9 PM and on Thursday February 5 from 11 am to 1:30 PM at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown

Memorials can be made to the donorís choice and will be received through the funeral home




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