Donald E. HOELZEL(1928 - 2014)

Donald E. Hoelzel

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Donald E. Hoelzel, 85, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his home in Springfield.

He was born Aug. 22, 1928, in Springfield, the son of the late Oliver and Hilda (Schmidt) Hoelzel. He married Virginia Bee on Dec. 4, 1948, and she preceded him in death. He later married Patricia Rodier on Jan. 2, 1978, and she also preceded him in death.

Mr. Hoelzel was a sheet metal worker, was a member of the Masons, and was a former member of the Sangamo Surf Club.

He is survived by a son, Donald Hoelzel of Springfield; daughter, Lynn Marie (husband, Warren) Evans of Sherman, IL; four stepchildren: Cindy (husband, Guss) Candioto of Glenarm, IL, Pam (husband, Bob) Perrine of Sherman, IL, Lori Huffstedtler of Mt. Vernon, IL, and Gary (wife, Debbie) Blanford of Mundelein, IL; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents and both of his wives, he was preceded in death by a son, Mark A. Hoelzel; one grandson, Michael Candioto; and one great-granddaughter, Ella Peters.

Services are under the direction of Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield where visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Sam Janssen officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield.

Memorials may be made to: the or Memorial Home Hospice.

Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischfuneralhomewest.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.


Funeral Home

Bisch Funeral Home
2931 South Koke Mill Road Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 544-5424

Published in The State Journal-Register from July 8 to July 9, 2014