Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Leslie Sharick, 95, of Chillicothe died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.

Born Dec. 9, 1917, in Peoria to Thomas and Elizabeth (Irvil) Sharick, he married Esther Donath on April 1, 1946, in Lacon. She preceded him in death.

Also preceding him in death was his son, Thomas Sharick.

Surviving is his daughter, Cynthia Bender of Chillicothe.

He served in the United States Army during World War II.

He worked for Woolen Mills in Lacon and then for IGA in Chillicothe. He worked for Heister in Peoria and during his retirement worked for IVC as a custodian.

A graveside service was Saturday at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Visitation was prior to the service at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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