Born: February 10, 1941 - Deceased: February 5, 2023
James C. Gauch, 81, of Mascoutah, IL, born Monday, February 10, 1941, in Belleville, IL, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
James was a retired mechanic for Slay Trucking Company in St. Louis, MO. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Clemens A. and Minnie A., nee Roth, Gauch
- Brother: Clarence Gauch
- Lillian Davenport
- Geraldine Wild
Surviving are his:
- Wife: Joan, nee Louvier, Gauch of Mascoutah, IL
- Rick (Sandra) Gauch of Shiloh, IL
- Lisa Baker of Centralia, IL
- James (Alison) Gauch of Columbia, IL
- Scott (Jennifer) Gauch of Swansea, IL
- Sister: Marianne Idecker of Millstadt, IL
- Jacob Gauch
- Britti Harden
- Brianne Harden
- Amanda (Jeremy) Gettelfinge
- Ashley Halter
- 9 great-grandchildren
- Dear nieces and nephews
- Several granddogs
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s.
Funeral: Private interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.