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Velma Louisa (Russ) Reichenbach, 84, of Chicago, IL., born in Hamilton County, passed away on January 29, 2017. She was born July 12, 1932, a Daughter of Joe and Lillie Russ and she married Richard Reichenbach of Chicago, IL on August 23, 1952. Velma was a devoted and caring occupational therapist and loving mother of two sons, Michael Reichenbach and wife Kris of Barnum, MN, and Steven Reichenbach and wife Barbara of Redwood City, CA; one daughter, Cheryl Reichenbach of Lemont, IL; grandmother of six, sister of
two, Hazel Clark of McLeansboro, Arlene Schael of Corinth, TX and aunt of many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Lillie Russ, brother Joe E. Russ and sister Martha Drogemuller.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 19, with the Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Harre Funeral Home in McLeansboro and continuing to the Graveside.
Memorial at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Highway 14 west, McLeansboro.
Harre Funeral Home of McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 12, 2017
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