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“Lorrie, susie,shellie,Mitzi So sorry to hear about Ken"s passing. CherI called on Tues night and planned on coming Wed night. Robert wanted to...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: phyllis Shubert - IL - friend

“Mrs. Lehman, Suzie and family, I was sorry to see your husband/dad's obit in the paper. I didn't see it in time to come to visitation and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cathie Raney - coulterville, IL

“Uncle Ken will be missed. I loved to tease him about his choice in baseball teams! For his sake I hope there is baseball in heaven! I have so many...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Karyn Smith - Plano, TX - Niece

“Uncle Ken will missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Karyn smith - Plano, TX - Neice

“Lorrie and family, Rick and I would like to send our deepest sympathy in Ken's passing. You have a wonderful family to help you through these...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Cox - Hamburg, PA - Friend

“TO a wonderful man that truly was a blessing to meet in Marrisa. you will be sadly miss, you were a wonderful freind love it when you came in Handee...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: caol rogers - mariissa, IL

“Dear Shelly, Susie, and Mitzi, I am so sorry to hear about your dad's death. Most of my memories of him are when we were growing up, and I was at...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Cathy Sinn Flowers - Annandale, VA

“To the family of Ken Lehman, Our hearts go out to all of you for the loss of Ken. He was a very good man and will always be remembered with good...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Michael, Bianca & Corina Bottiaux - IL

“How can I put into words the impact Uncle Ken had on me? Nothing I can muster scratches the surface of what an incredible man he was. I thank God for...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Krista Allen - Carrollton, TX

“So sorry, I am keeping each and every one of you in my Prayers. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Cindy Pabst Happold - Du Quoin, IL


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Kenneth Frederick Lehman, 79, of Marissa, IL; born January 27, 1933; passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at his home with his family by his side.
Mr. Lehman was a coal miner and retired from Peabody Coal Company after 38 years. He was a United States Air Force Veteran. He was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ; the United Mine Workers Local Union 1148; the American Legion Robert F. Arnold Post 172 and the Rod and Gun Club.
He is preceded in death by his parents – Roy and Viola, nee Triefenbach, Lehman. 2 grandson – Shannon Ray Cathcart and Kenneth Lee Ruester.
He is survived by his loving wife Delores "Lorrie" ,nee Richardson, Lehman whom he married on March 20, 1954 in Des Plaines, IL. 3 daughters – Michelle "Shelly" (Mark) Schneider of Pinckneyville, IL; Susan "Susie" (Gary) Stewart of Marissa, IL; Mitzi Ann (Scott) Jenkel of Pinckneyville, IL. His grandchildren – Ryan (Crystal) Cathcart; Jayci (Mark) Papenberg; Deric (Jess) Ruester; Dillon (Savannha) Jenkel; Danielle Jenkel; Deja Jenkel. His great grandchildren – Nolan Cathcart; Ashlyn Cathcart; Hayden Ruester; Kallie Ruester; Haven Jenkel. 1 brother – Robert (Ruby) Lehman of Marissa, IL.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Marissa First Responders; TIP Hospice or Friedens Memorial Fund.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:00am with Rev. Gail Geisel officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.