CHILLICOTHE - Jacqueline M. Berchtold, 76, of Chillicothe passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on April 5, 1937, in Springfield, Ill. She was the daughter of E. Lucile and Marion Sims. She married Ronald Berchtold on July 31, 1966. He survives.
Also surviving are three children, Thomas (Charmagne) Berchtold of Chillicothe, Susan (Larry) Sarver of Chillicothe and David (Tina) Berchtold of Missouri; seven grandchildren, Katrina, Melissa, LouAnn, Kellie, Samantha, Shannon and Robert; one sister, Jody (Bob) Schroeder of California; and nephew, Doug Schroeder; and other nieces and nephews, as well.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She taught school after graduating from Western Illinois University. She also worked at the Chillicothe Ben Franklin and Seidler's Hallmark.
She enjoyed golf, reading and spending time with her grandchildren and playing bingo.
Cremation rites will be accorded, and a private family service will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Methodist Hospice.
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.