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Raymond Glenn Pech, 93, of Lincoln died
Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 8:23 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard Reinwald officiating.
Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery, Atlanta.
Pech farmed in East Lincoln Township for 72 years.
He was born May 4, 1914, in Atlanta to Adolph L.
and Katherine C. Wilmert Pech. He married Ilona E.
Wachter on Aug. 28, 1954, in Missouri.
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one son,
Thomas R. (and Leanne M.) Pech of Bloomington; one
daughter, Susan K. (and Dr. Mark H.) Goergen of
Groveland; two grandsons, Kristofer Goergen of
Peoria and Alex Goergen of Groveland; one
granddaughter, Kathryn Goergen of Groveland; and one
sister, Helen Opperman of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold
C. and Earl D. Pech, and one sister, Mildred M.
He was a member of St. John United Church of
Christ and a former school board member for Lawndale
As a longtime farmer, he was still active in
day-to-day activities and recently field planted for
He was known for his sense of humor and love of
the simple pleasures of life.
He loved to compete in horseshoes and had a 75
percent ringer percentage. He was an avid Cubs fan
and always was hopeful that "this was the year."
Raymond enjoyed and loved his family. He will be
greatly missed, but wonderful memories of him as a
husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather will
The family wishes to thank the Community Cancer
Center in Normal and Dr. John Migas for the
wonderful support and care given to Raymond.
Memorials may be made to St. John United Church
of Christ or the Community Cancer Center of Normal.
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