Martin "Marty" Hoerchler, 65, of Caseyville, Ill., born March 17, 1951, in Belleville, Ill., passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Marty was an avid golfer, scuba diver, and Harley rider. He was an Insurance Broker in Salem, Ill., where he had a business since 1980. He was a very good handyman and spent much of his past time in his yard, landscaping, taking care of the pool and Coy pond, and improving his home that he built on his own. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, Trevor and Sydney.
Martin was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Norma, nee Coughlan, Hoerchler; his brother, Ted Hoerchler; and his nephew, Brent Wells.
Surviving are his wife, Chris, nee Roe, Hoerchler, whom he married on March 7, 2000, in Jamaica; a son, Tony Hoerchler of Centralia, Ill., and special friend, Samantha Reynolds of Vernon, Ill.; two grandchildren, Sydney Hoerchler of Centralia, Ill., and Trevor DeVore (special friend Renee Pahnke) of Swansea, Ill.; three sisters, Marian Boston of Colorado, Bonnie (Lou) Wells of Chatham, Ill., and Colleen Hoerchler of Breese, Ill.; four brothers, Robert Hoerchler of Oregon, Mike (Shirley) Hoerchler of Centralia, Ill., Gordon (Anita) Hoerchler of New Baden, Ill., and Timothy (Diane) Hoerchler of New Baden, Ill.; his father-in- law and mother-in- law, Tom and Carol Roe of Salem, Ill.; two brothers-in- law, John (Lisa) Roe of California, and Derek (Jamie) Roe of Belleville, Ill.; several nieces and nephews; and very dear friend, Carolyn Kaburick; and great help to his wife, Melanie Hoerchler.
Memorials in honor of Martin can be made to the charity of donor's choice and will be received at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left for the Hoerchler family by visiting: www.nordikefuneralhome.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Nordike Funeral Home, New Baden, Ill., and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Grace Church, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Grace Church, 5151 N. Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, Ill.
HOME, New Baden, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 7, 2016