William C. Lehman
SPRINGFIELD – William C. Lehman, 73, of Springfield, died Sunday, June 10, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born June 11, 1933 in Bloomington, IL, the son of Virgil O. and Doris L. Carter Lehman. He married Barb Burg on July 27, 1963. His parents; three brothers, Bob, Richard, and Brad; one sister, Mary Lehman; one brother-in-law, Earl Kern; and one sister-in-law, Marie Iocca, preceded him in death.
Mr. Lehman owned an electronics business for 28 years. He then worked for and retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections, where he was a telecommunications administrator for 12 years. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, Knights of Columbus Council, #364, and American Legion Post #32.
Survivors: wife, Barb Lehman of Springfield; four children, Pam Kirkham of Springfield, Victoria (husband, Thomas) Smith of Mesa, AZ, Shelly (husband, Kevin) Burke of Johnson City, TN, and Jeffrey (wife, Kelly) Lehman of Memphis, TN; four grandchildren, Courtney and Camryn Kirkham of Springfield and Morgan and Carter Smith of Mesa, AZ; two sisters, Barbara Lehman and Patricia (husband, Leonard) Goldsberry, both of Springfield; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jim Iocca, Hubert and Dorothy Iocca, Theresa Kern, and Carl and Rosie Burg; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to St. Martin de Porres, Friend-in-Deed, or St. Joseph’s Home.
Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2007. Prayers: 5:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 15, 2007 at Blessed Sacrament Church, Reverend David Hoefler officiating. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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