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Lester E. Pelcha

February 12, 1921 November 29, 2012
Lester E. Pelcha
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Lester E. Pelcha, 91, of Golconda, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012, at VA Community Living Center, Marion, Illinois. Lester was born February 12, 1921 to James and Ollie (Newcomb) Pelcha. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Elizabethtown, Illinois, and also a member of VFW Post 9227. He married Lillian Duncan on June 15, 1946, and together they shared over 66 years of marriage.
Survivors include four children, Michael Pelcha, Patricia Garrison and son-in-law, William C. Garrison, Steven Pelcha, and Stanley Pelcha all of Golconda, Illinois; three grandsons, Jeffrey Towns, Matthew Towns and Bradley Pelcha; five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Pelcha, parents, four brothers, and two sisters.
For those who prefer, memorials may be made to: VFW Post 9227, PO Box 6, Golconda, Illinois.

Visitation will be from 6- 9 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda, IL. Rosary will be at 7:30 pm. Funeral Mass will be noon Saturday December 1, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, IL. Father Abraham Adejoh will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

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