Donald Ehrhardt

CENTRALIA — Donald Ehrhardt, 87, of Centralia, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home.

He was born February 23, 1932, in Quincy, IL, son of Raymond Ehrhardt and Emma (Bussen) Ehrhardt. He married Kathleen Marie (Jones) Ehrhardt on April 19, 1958, and she preceded him in death on September 20, 2013.

Donald is survived by a daughter: Lisa Ehrhardt of Centralia; three sisters: Sister Jean Patrick Ehrhardt of Springfield, IL, Cecilia Rang of Mt. Sterling, IL, and Regina Ehrhardt of Rushville, IL; a sister-in-law: Kay Mattson and husband David of Waynesville, Illinois; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and three brothers-in-law: Norbert Busen, William Rang, and Bernard Jones.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held AT 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia with Father Dale Maxfield and Father James Nall officiating. Burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Centralia.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday morning at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Ehrhardt family.

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