William Elmer Lynch

Shipman | Wednesday, March 12 2014

William Elmer Lynch  AGE  85 OF ShipmanDIED  4:00 pm ON Wed March 12, 2014 AT homeBORN Alton, IL    ON  Sept 5, 1928PARENTS deceased – Rolland L & Myrtle A (Tedrow) LynchSPOUSE Beatrice “Betty” (Burns) Lynch – Died May 23, 2011DATE MARRIED Aug 30, 1952 PLACE OF MARRIAGE  Shipman, ILOCCUPATION Wood Pattern maker at Owens-Illinois GlassMEMBERSHIPS  Bill was a former Mayor (for 12 years) and Board member of Shipman, Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville, Bunker Hill American Legion and Alton VFW Post #1308. He was also recognized as the Citizen of the year by the Southwestern Chamber of Commerce, Bill was a Boy Scout leader, Little League Coach, and a member of the Shipman Fire Department and charter member of the Shipman Unit of the Area Ambulance Service SURVIVORS  DAUGHTERS & SON IN LAW   SONS & DAUGHTERS IN LAWSMary & Roger Malham – Springfield, IL  Chuck & Dianne Lynch – DorseyBarbara Lynch – Shipman  Steven & Dee Lynch – Shipman3 GRANDCHILDREN Christopher & Trisha Lynch, Joshua Lynch and Zachary Lynch1 STEPGRANDCHILDREN Craig & Melanie Malham1 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN Lucas Lynch  3 STEP GRANDCHILDREN Dustin, Oliver & Meriska Malham  HIS SPECIAL FRIEMDDorothy Bristow – CarlinvilleSISTER & BROTHER IN LAW  Marilyn & William Heyen – Gillespie
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PROCEEDED IN DEATH BY Wife, Parents, and 2 Sisters: Relna Breitweiser and June Wiltshire  VISITATION 4-8 Sun March 16, 2014 at Targhetta & Wooldridge FH in Shipman            Dr Bill will conduct a Rosary at 4 pmSERVICES 10 am Mon March 17, 2014 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in JerseyvilleCLERGY Fr William HembrowCEMETERY St Denis Catholic Cemetery in Shipman  Full Military Honors by the Bunker Hill American Legion and Marine Corp detail  MEMORIALS American Heart Association, the Shipman Unit of the Area Ambulance Service, the Shipman Fire Department or TIP Hospice

Obit Provided By:
Anderson Family Funeral Home

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