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Obituary for James Althiser
James C. Althiser, 70, of Canton passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012 at his residence. He was born December 14, 1941 in Pekin to Leroy and Vivian Vanhouten Althiser. He married Patricia M. Fitch June 28, 1959 in Canton. She survives along with his children, Marcus (Cindy) Althiser of Peoria, Christine (Brian) Goodin of Pekin, Kenneth Althiser of Creve Coeur and Jeremiah (Sara) Althiser of Creve Coeur; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. James served in the U.S. Army. He worked for Caterpillar retiring in 1997. He loved camping, fishing and gambling. The family would like to send special thanks to the Cancer Society. Cremation has been accorded and a graveside service for James and his wife, Patricia will be held at 12 noon on Friday, August 14, 2020 at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton with Military Honors.