1933 James 2021

James Appel

April 18, 1933 — March 8, 2021

James L. Appel, Sr., age 87, of Chillicothe, passed away on Monday, March 8, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

Jim was born on April 18, 1933 in Henry, IL to Anton and Ellen (Reismeyer) Appel. He married Charlotte A. Ray on October 28, 1954 in Chillicothe. She preceded him in death on September 30, 2008. Also preceding him in death are his parents; two sisters; two brothers; and one son, Timothy R. Appel.

Surviving are his children, James L. Appel, Jr., of Mukwonago, WI, Steven "Randy" (Amy) Appel of Sparta, WI, Cindy I. (Rob) Cain of Sarasota, FL and Tracey L. (Terry) Genovese of Peoria, IL; 16 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Jim worked for Caterpillar for 33 years. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Chillicothe.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11am at Calvary Baptist Church. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 12, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe as well as one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Academy in Chillicothe, IL.

Visitation

MAR 12. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Visitation

MAR 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Calvary Baptist Church
1028 West Cloverdale Road
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Service

MAR 13. 11:00 AM (CST)

Calvary Baptist Church
1028 West Cloverdale Road
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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