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Joseph F. Rechner

April 22, 1933 - August 28, 2007

Joseph F. Rechner

SPRINGFIELD ” Joseph F. Rechner, 74, of Springfield, died Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at Capital Care.

He was born April 22, 1933 in Springfield, IL, the son of Joseph H. and Marie Bradock Rechner. He married Jean Anne Dorgan on November 22, 1956. His parents and one sister, Kay Power, preceded him in death.

Mr. Rechner retired from IBM as a field engineer and system analyst. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church and Honest John’s. He enjoyed golfing and remodeling and was also an avid Cubs and Jeff Gordon fan. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1952 to 1960.

Survivors: wife, Jean Anne Rechner of Springfield; one daughter, Lisa Anne Fisher of Bloomington; one son, Joseph Rechner of Springfield; two grandchildren, Chad and Kendyl Fisher; one brother, James (wife, Suzanne) Rechner of Springfield; one uncle; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Protective League.

A prayer service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 31, 2007 at Staab Funeral Home. Friends will gather until 12:00 noon. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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