Theodore Jack Eschmann Jr.


Theodore Jack Eschmann Jr., 77, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, November 17, 1931, in Columbia, IL, died Friday, August 21, 2009 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Mr. Eschmann worked as an Operating Engineer for Local #520. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, Men's Club of Blessed Sacrament, Knights of Columbus, V.F.W. Post 6368 - Dupo, and Columbia Sportsman's Club.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Parents: Theodore and Matilda, nee Eckert, Eschmann
  • Brothers
    • Leonard Eschmann
    • Vernon Eschmann
    • Edward Eschmann
  • Sisters
    • Dorothy Eschmann
    • Mildred Wierschem
    • Margaret Davis
    • Alma Hood
    • Lucille Juengling
He is survived by:
  • Wife: Doris M. nee Wilson, Eschmann
  • Daughters
    • Kathleen (James) Mannhard of Highland, IL
    • Julie (Norbert) Huffman of Caseyville, IL
  • Son: Timothy Eschmann of Belleville, IL
  • Sisters
    • Arlene Warren of East Dubuque, IL
    • Vera Mach of Dallas, TX
  • Grandchildren
    • Brittany Eschmann
    • Dylan Eschmann
    • Nicholas Mannhard
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Blessed Sacrament School Endowment Fund.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Monday, August 24, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Rosary will be held at 4pm at the Funeral Home.

Funeral: Funeral procession will leave at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 from Kurrus Funeral Home for a Mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Father Matthew Elie officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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