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Ben Gatch, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1929
Death: Oct. 20, 2011

Of Chicago Heights passed away at his home on Oct. 20, 2011. Beloved husband of Carole (nee Cullins). Dear father of 2 daughters, Gayle (Michael) Gavagan) of Yellowstone, MT and Claudia Gatch (Denis) Manaila of Chicago, grandfather of Claudia Gayle Arden Manaila. Brother of Helen Gatch of Chicago Hts., Anthony J. Gatch and the late Frank B. Gatch & late Earl J. (Jeanne) Gatch. Brother-in-law of B. Charles (Judith) Cullins & Claudia (Paul) Bailie. Nephew of Aunt Dixianna (late Ray) Butz and the late Aunt Julie Eshliman. Son of the late Ben & Helen (nee Butz) Gatch. Ben was a 1947 graduate of Bloom Twsp. H.S., attended Thornton Jr. College where he met his wife Carole, graduate of University of IL with a BS in Civil Engineering. Served in the Marine Corp in Korea in 1948-1951. Retired in 1998 from Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Member of American Society Civil Engineers, Chicago Hts. VFW Post 2825. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23rd from 2:00PM-8:00PM at Heartland Memorial Center 1340 W. Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights. Funeral Service on Monday 11:00AM at the funeral home.

Interment Cedar Park Cemetery, Calumet Park, IL 
 
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 Parents:
  Benny Gatch (1891 - 1969)
  Helen B. Gatch (1908 - 1981)
 
 Sibling:
  Ben Gatch (1929 - 2011)
  Frank B. Gatch (1930 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Park Cemetery
Calumet Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Scott McManimen
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79139828
Ben Gatch, Jr
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