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

John B. "Jack" Vahlkamp



Visitation:  Thursday, February 5, 2004   4:00-9:00 PM
                   Friday, February 6, 2004      8:00-10:45 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Breese
Services:   Friday, February 6, 2004      11:00 AM
                  St. Augustine Catholic Church, Breese    


John B. "Jack" Vahlkamp 76 of Breese died Tuesday February 3, 2004 at St. Joseph hospital in Breese

He was born October 25, 1927 in Wade Twp., IL to John H. and Rose (Wilken) Vahlkamp: they preceded him death

Also preceded in death by a sister Collette Vahlkamp

He married Jane Richter October 25, 1950 at St. Augustine Church in Breese and she survives in Breese

Also surviving is a son Alan (Janet) Vahlkamp of Centralia

Daughters Julie (Joseph) Huels of Carlyle, Lisa (Carl) Tebbe of Nashville, Rose (Gerard) Huelskamp of Breese

15 grandchildren Leagha, Alie, Abie Vahlkamp, Erika, Erin Kratzner, Zachary, Cody, Ashley, Alex Huels, Nick, Casey, Max Tebbe, Colton, Dawson, Adison Huelskamp

2 brothers Fred (Mary Jo) Vahlkamp of Decatur, Vernon (Helen) Vahlkamp of Carlyle

5 sisters Willene (Paul) Fehrmann of Highland, Rose Marie (Ray) Husmann of Breese, Lillian (Jack) Fleckenstein of New Milford CT., Mary Huwa of Wheat Ridge, CO, Lee (Dan) Love of Albers

Jack was retired Dairy and Grain Farmer. A Korean War Veteran serving from 1951 to 1953 as an Army Field Radio Repairman

Member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and Menís Sodality in Breese, Past 30 year trustee of St. Mary Catholic Church in Carlyle, 50 year member of Carlyle Knights of Columbus council #1382, 50 year member of Breese American Legion Post 252, Catholic War Veterans, Past secretary of the Clinton County Zoning Board, Past vice president on the board of Clinton County Farm Bureau, Past president of MidAm Milk producers of 25 years, Holstein Fresian Association

Funeral Mass Friday February 6, 2004 at 11:00 am at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Chuck Tuttle officiating. Interment St. Dominic-St. Augustine Cemetery

Visitation will be held on Thursday Feb. 5 from 4 to 9 PM and on Friday Feb, 6 from 8 to 10:45 am at the Moss Funeral home in Breese

Breese American Legion will hold services at 7:30 Pm Thursday at the Funeral home

Carlyle Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary Thursday At 7:00 Pm at St. Mary Church in Carlyle

Memorials can be made to St. Augustine Church, All Saints Academy; St. Jude Childrenís Hospital Cancer Research and will be received through the funeral home




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