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

James H. "Jim" Poettker



  Visitation:  Tuesday, December 27, 2005         4:00-9:00 PM
                     Wednesday, December 28, 2005   8:00-9:45 AM
                     Moss Funeral Home, Breese

  Services:    Wednesday, December 28, 2005    10:00 AM
                     St. Augustine Catholic Church, Breese



James H. “Jim” Poettker, 74, of Flat Rock, Illinois formerly of Breese died Thursday December 22, 2005 in Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes Indiana. 

He was born December 5, 1931 in Breese to Gerhard and Bertha (Woltering) Poettker and they preceded him in death.  

He was a farmer and a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic church Robinson Illinois.  He was a veteran of Navy during Korean Conflict. 

He married Mary Ann Toeben January 21 1956 in St. Dominic Church Breese and she survives in Flat Rock. 

He also survived by sons Jim (Deb) Poettker, Gerhard (Jamie) Poettker and Kenneth (Tiffiney) Poettker all of Flat Rock and 3 daughters Yvonne (Vaughn) Mikeworth of Springfield Tennessee, Deborah (Fletcher) Christian of Crawfordville, Florida, and Patty (Doug) Wampler of Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Also surviving are brothers Marcellus (Rita) Poettker of Aviston, Linus (Barbara) Poettker of Shiloh and sisters Lorena (Erwin) Rolves of Beckemeyer, Martha Kleffner of Waterloo, Lucille (Elmer) Krebs of Carlyle, Lillian (Charles) Strube of Marissa and Jane Kampwerth of Breese.  A sister in law Pauline (Victor) Gerling of New Baden. 

11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by brothers Ralph and Robert Poettker and sisters Adel Reilmann, Ann Stanley and Clara Mae Thole. 

Funeral services will be held Wednesday December 28, 2005 at 10 Am at St. Augustine Church Breese with Fr. Chuck Tuttle officiating.  Interment in St. Dominic –St. Augustine Cemetery Breese.  Friends may call at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese Tuesday December 27 from 4 to 9 Pm and Wednesday from 8 to 9:45 am.  Memorial can be made to New Hebron Christian High School and Good Samaritan Hospital Hospice and will be received at the funeral home.



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