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Leroy Frech

Leroy Frech

Leroy M. Frech, 95, of Lenzburg, IL, Born on May 2, 1923 in Lenzburg, IL, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

Leroy Frech was a truck Driver for Eagle Range and a security guard for Marissa Mines. He was a member of the St. Agatha’s Catholic Church in New Athens, IL. Lee was a World War II United States Army veteran serving in the landing on Normandy Beach 6-6-1944, Battle of the Bulge and the North African and European Campaign. Leroy was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed woodcarving.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Henry and Frances, nee Gross, Frech. His first wife Margaret, nee Meister, Frech, grand daughter Brenda Briggance, and 6 brothers – Herman Frech; Wilford “Bebe” Frech; Clarence Frech; Wilmer Frech; Herbert Frech; Harold Frech. 2 sisters – Pearl Albers; Martha Loesche – Hoops. Grand-daughter Brenda Briggance. Sons- In-Law James Briggance and Amos Wade Harris.

He is survived by his wife June, nee Hamill, Frech, His Son, Dennis (Jackie) Frech, Daughters Deborah Harris, and Jerry Briggance. grandchildren, Dan W. Harris, Wade Lee (Terri) Harris, Dennis Lee Jr. (Julie) Frech and John (Stacia) Eric, Reggie Briggance and Denise Bulkholt, 14 Great Grand Children, and 1 Great, Great Grand Daughter. Step-Children – Glenn Kane, Donald (Cindy) Kane, Eddie (Diana) Kane, Diane (Jim) Warehol, Vickie Rednour.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or St. Agatha Catholic School.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 11:00am with Deacon Corbin Valentine officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the St. Peter United Church of Christ Cemetery in Lenzburg, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    You had a long life on this earth. Now you can enjoy the afterlife.

    Posted by: Nancy Roberts – Colorado Springs, CO – Family Jun 15, 2018

  2. Administrator says:

    Dennis and Debbie – We are keeping your families in our thoughts and prayers. Ken and Sherri

    Posted by: Sherri Wildt – FL – Friend Jun 16, 2018

  3. Administrator says:

    To all the family and friends who will miss him greatly we send our love.Lynne and I are deeply saddened by your loss. He touched so many lives, and was so friendly. Our prayers are with you now. May you find comfort in all of the wonderful memories that you shared.
    Lynne and Lori (Mavers) Schneider

    Posted by: Lynne and Lori (Mavers) Schneider – Paderborn, IL – Family Friend Jun 20, 2018

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