Helen E. Rehkemper

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Friday, March 28, 2014 4:00-8:00 pm
    Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00-9:30 am

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Saturday, March 29, 2014
  • Service Time
    10:00 am
  • Service Location
    St. Rose Catholic Church, St. Rose
  • Full Obituary

    Helen E. Rehkemper 87 of St. Rose died Wednesday March 26, 2014 at Countryside Manor in Aviston.

    She was born April 13, 1926 in Highland to William and Elizabeth (Petry) Frey: they preceded her in death.

    She married John Rehkemper October 22, 1946 at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland and he preceded her in death November 19, 1996.

    Also preceded in death by a son Charles Rehkemper, Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Barbara and Joseph Georgy, Helen and Alfred Becker

    Surviving are her children Michael Rehkemper of Highland, Marie (James) Saatkamp of Stillwater OK, Greg (Nancy) Rehkemper of St. Rose

    7 grandchildren Adrian (Nicole) Rehkemper, Stacey (Cory) Knebel, Tim (Stephanie) Rehkemper, Liz (Stephen) Torbert, Kyle (Katie) Rehkemper, Brent Rehkemper, Keith (friend Jennifer Huegen) Rehkemper.

    6 great grandchildren Ryan, Evan, Garren Rehkemper, Karlie, Chase Knebel, Cody Bell

    Brother Charles (Betty) Frey of Decatur.

    Daughter-in-law Karen Rehkemper of St. Jacob

    Helen was a homemaker and member of St, Rose Church and Altar Sodality, Charter member of Clinton Homemakers Extension for over 50 years, St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary charter member and recording secretary 1969 to 1971 when new hospital opened and past president from 1978 to 1980 a scholarship was given in her name in 2003. Mater Dei Mothers and Friends and past president, Charter member of Clinton County Fair Association for over 50 years, Clinton County Farm Bureau..

    Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday March 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Rose Church in St. Rose with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment St. Rose Cemetery.

    Visitation will be held on Friday March 28 from 4:00 to 800 PM and Saturday March 29, from 8:00 to 9:30 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

    Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday March 29 at 10:00 am at St. Rose Church with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating Interment St. Rose Cemetery

    Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High School, St. Joseph Hospital Lights for Scholarships or Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be received at the funeral home

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