Alice M. Berchtold
Alice M. Berchtold
  • March 9, 1936 - December 22, 2014
  • Illinois

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Alice Mae Berchtold, age 78, of Chillicothe, passed away Monday Dec. 22, 2014 at
6:45 p.m. at the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

She was born March 9, 1936 in Clinton, IA to Harold and Nancy (Juber) Holt. She
married Walter Berchtold May 22, 1955 in Chillicothe. He passed away Feb. 13,
2010 in Quincy. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one infant son,
Paul Allen Berchtold, one grandson, Bradley Wood, and three sisters.

Survivors include five children: Dennis Berchtold of Chillicothe, Larry Berchtold of
Bloomfield, MO, Walter (Angela) Berchtold, Jr, of Chillicothe, Carol (Matthew)
Jaworowski of Rockford, IL, Steven (Michelle) Berchtold of Mossville, ten
grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Alice was a Tax Collector of Hallock Township for 32 years retiring in 2009. She
also worked for Plaza Cleaners in Chillicothe and Tanners Orchards.

She was a member and past board member of the Blue Ridge Methodist Church, and member and past officer of the United
Methodist Women. Alice loved spending time with her grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and working on crossword puzzles.

Visitation will be Friday Dec. 26, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Anderson Chapel in Chillicothe. Funeral Services will be Saturday Dec. 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Blue Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Blue Ridge Methodist Church.

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