Charles Ledendecker, 78, of Sparta, IL; born on October 20, 1942 in Pinckneyville, IL; passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, IL.
Charles worked as a coal miner for over 20 years. He enjoyed going to any kind of sporting event. It was a real treat for him when he had the chance to watch his kids and grandkids play sports.
He was preceded in death by his wife – Patricia (Stewart) Ledendecker who passed away on August 22, 2019; Parents – Fred and Louise Ledendecker; Daughter – Cindy Branscum; Son – John Ledendecker; Brother – Freddy Ledendecker; Son-in-law – Ed McClanahan.
He is survived by four children – Jimmy Ledendecker of Florida, Jeff (Christine) Ledendecker of Sparta, IL, Donna McClanahan of Pontiac, IL and Lauriel (Greg) Hill of Sparta, IL; Fourteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; Son-in-law – Joe Branscum of Pontiac, IL; other relatives and friends.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the family.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Visitation: Family and friends may attend on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Funeral: Services will be held on Saturday January 23, 2021 at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. Randy McGeehon officiating.
Interment: Private graveside services for the family will be held at a later date in Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements