Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Obit of Rochelle (Conger) Hoelscher

Rochelle Ann Hoelscher, 78 of Chatsworth, IL, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 6:12AM at Advocate BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal, IL. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00AM at Chatsworth United Methodist Church with Rev. Roosevelt Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Chatsworth ­Charlotte Cemetery, Chatsworth, IL. A visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00­7:00PM at the church and one hour prior to services on Saturday. 
Rochelle was born on July 10, 1938 in Cropsey, IL, a daughter of Maxwell and Bernice (Huppert) Conger. She married William Hoelscher on August 12, 1956 in Fairbury, IL. He preceded her in death on January 20, 2007. Survivors include: two daughters: Vicki (Norman) Michael of Bloomington, IL and Michelle (Durand) Dressel of Chatsworth, IL; one son: Paul (Karen) Hoelscher of Northbrook, IL; five grandchildren: Collin Maplethorpe, Brett, Ross and Luke Hoelscher and Daniel Dressel; one brother: Howard (Darlene) Bess of Palmer AK; two brother in laws: Ben Gerber of Billings, MT and Delmar (Mary Ann) Hoelscher of Chatsworth, IL; one sister in law: Angela Bess of Montgomery, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving is a special family friend: Kim Weller Russell of Mattoon, IL. Rochelle was preceded in death by: her parents; her step­father: Ernest Bess; two brothers: Willard and Ray Bess; and four sisters: Wilma Bess, Eula Mae Veatch, Lois Gerber and Evelyn Convis. Rochelle was a 1956 graduate of Fairbury­Cropsey High School. She was employed at Greenbriar Nursing Home in Piper City, IL for 27 years as a Supervisor in Housekeeping. Rochelle was a member of the Chatsworth United Methodist for over 60 years and was a member of the Bloomington­Normal Emmaus and Great Banquet. She was the director of the Chatsworth Food Pantry for more than 20 years and a member of the Chatsworth Jr. Women’s Club. Rochelle loved camping and did it for over 40 years. Memorials in Rochelle’s name may be made to the Chatsworth Food Pantry, c/o of Chatsworth United Methodist Church, or the American Heart Association. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Chatsworth is handling the arrangements.

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