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Obituary for Daniel Kelch
Daniel W. Kelch 67, of Pekin passed away on Saturday March 6, 2010 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Born in Pekin to William and Marie Leitner Kelch on August 12, 1942. He is survived by his mother of Pekin and children Andrea (Mark) Phillips of Pekin and Gary (Michelle) Kelch of Manito. His grandchildren Brittani and Tyler Phillips and Megan, Matthew and Katelyn Kelch also survive. His father preceded him in death. Daniel attended Pasadena City College in Pasadena, CA and worked at Corn Products as a Rate Analyst for 30 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where a funeral mass will be held on Thursday March 11, at 10 a.m. Father Timothy Nolan will officiate and burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin. Visitation will be at Abts Mortuary on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary starting at 7. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Church or School. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Abts Mortuary.