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Alma Walsh


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Alma Walsh Obituary
Alma "Jean" Walsh, 88, of Springfield died at 9:25 pm Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Concordia Village. She was born January 30, 1926 in Springfield, IL, to John and Alma Lochman Schafer. She married Jack Walsh in 1948, and he preceded her in death on October 23, 1975. Surviving are her sister, Susanne Wall of Springfield; one brother, James (Beverly) Schafer of Pittsburg, PA, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Vernon "Bud" Schafer and Arthur Schafer. Jean attended Sacred Heart Academy, Springfield Junior College and St. John's Hospital School of Radiology. She was a resident of Chicago most of her adult life. She worked for 55 years at St. Joseph's Hospital, formerly Columbus Hospital, in Chicago as an Executive Medical Secretary of the Radiology Department. Visitation: 10-11 am Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Blessed Sacrament Church. Funeral Mass: 11 am, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Blessed Sacrament Church, with Reverend Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to a . Share stories, pictures, Facebook and Twitter at: StaabObituary.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on July 22, 2014
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