GOLCONDA, Ill. — Lester E. Pelcha, 91, of Golconda died Thursday at VA Community Living Center in Marion.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elizabethtown and VFW Post 9227.
Survivors include four children, Michael Pelcha, Patricia Garrison, Steven Pelcha, and Stanley Pelcha, all of Golconda; three grandsons, and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Pelcha; four brothers; and two sisters. His parents were James and Ollie Pelcha.
A funeral Mass will be at noon Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, with Abraham Adejoh officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Friday at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda.
Memorials may be made to VFW Post 9227, P.O. Box 6, Golconda, IL.