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 Howard C. Alms

Howard C. Alms

Steeleville, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Death 21 Oct 2011 (aged 89)
Chester, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bremen, Randolph County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 79179342 · View Source
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Howard C. Alms
August 2, 1922 - October 21, 2011

Place of Death: Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home

Howard C. Alms, 89, of Chester, IL, passed away at 2:20 pm on Friday, October 21, 2011 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

He was the son of Edwin and Laura (nee: Hallworth) Alms. He was born on August 2, 1922 in Steeleville, Illinois.

Howard married Marcella Hapke on November 25, 1942 in Chester, IL. She preceded him in death on June 16, 2005.

He was a retired installer/repairman for General Telephone.

Howard was a Navy Veteran and served in WWII.

He was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Chester. He was also a member of the Masons and VFW Post #3553.

2 Sons: Jeff (Donna) Alms Perryville, MO
Gary (Jo Ann)Alms Chester, IL
1 Sister: Helen Shewmake Harrisburg, IL
3 Grandchildren: Gina Alms Vitale
Tiffany Surman
Garret Alms
2 Step Grandchildren: Tara Wham
Kinzie Buchheit
2 Great Grandchildren: Alex Vitale
Tyler Vitale
1 Step Great Grandchild: Logan Wham

Preceded in death by: Parents, Wife, 2 Brothers and 2 Sisters

Funeral Service: 10:00 am, Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home, Chester, IL
Officiating: Deacon Al DuBois
Visitation: Tuesday – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday - 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home, Chester, Illinois
Interment: Paradise Cemetery
Steeleville, Illinois
Memorials: Peace Lutheran Church

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  • Added: 23 Oct 2011
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