Harvey Charles Meseke (1943 - 2019)

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Harvey Charles Meseke, 75, of Shobonier, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Augsburg Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Shobonier, with the Rev. Josh Frazee officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the church. Memorials: The family. Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com.
Mr. Meseke was born on Dec. 31, 1943, in Shobonier, the son of Filbert and Dorothy (Gehle) Meseke. He married Alice Irene Durbin on Oct. 26, 1963, and together they shared 55 years of marriage and raised four children.
Harvey was a farmer and was also employed by Bluff Equipment Inc. of Vandalia for 44 years. He was an outdoorsman and had an avid love for hunting, fishing and trapping. Harvey was a member of Augsburg Immanuel Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Sandra Kleinik of Vandalia, Rhonda and husband Dan McCaslin of Shobonier, and Lisa and husband Lee Smith of Vandalia; son, Wade Meseke and wife Loretta of Shobonier; grandchildren, Shanna, Jacob, Heather, Krystal, Rachel, Erin, Shelby, Renee, Alex, Waylin, Zach, Logan and Kylee; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Truitt of Shobonier, and Jody and husband Terry Osborne of Vandalia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Patsy Coughlin.
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Hohlt & File Funeral Home Ltd
204 North Fourth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3434
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Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 27 to Feb. 6, 2019
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