Charles Richard Kochman
SPRINGFIELD - Charles Richard Kochman, 69, of Springfield, passed away Saturday April 27, 2013, at his residence. He was born December 10, 1943, in Springfield to William and Clara Schimanski Kochman. He married Shirley Kemp on January 16, 1998, in Springfield and she survives.
Charles is also survived by six stepchildren: Brenda (James) Cole of Springfield, John Michael (Kim) VanDenBossche of Granite City, Danny J. (Cyndi) VanDenBossche of O'Fallon, IL, and Mark A. VanDenBossche, Tamara J. (Martin) McLaughlin and Kimberly A. VanDenBossche all of Springfield; three brothers: William (Verna) Kochman of Springfield, Herbert Kochman of Las Vegas, NV, and Gerald (Kristin) Kochman of Kenosha, WI; four sisters: Esther (Herb) Theilen of Chatham, Dorothy (Orville) Ladage of Waverly, Janet Hazlett of Mason, OH, and Carol Anne (Ron) Oldani of Champaign; one brother-in-law, Bob Hazlett; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth Kochman; many step grandchildren; step great-grandchildren, and step great-great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Arnold and Raymond Kochman, one brother-in-law, Robert Hazlett, and one stepgrandson, Todd A. Cole.
Mr. Kochman was a US Navy Veteran. He worked at St. John's Hospital Coffee Shop and County Market. He enjoyed watching baseball.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013, at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street with burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
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