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Venita B. Karch

Born:	July 19, 1913
Died:	October 7, 1986
Address: 801 North St., Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Place/Date of Services: Central Christian Church, Mt. Vernon, IL October 10, 1986
Burial Services: Antioch Christian Church, Texico, IL October 10, 1986

Register News, Wednesday October 8, 1986

Venita B. Karch, 73, died at 8:35 P.M. Oct. 7, 1986, in Good 
Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Karch operated Mary Jane Studio with her 
husband for 35 years. 

She was born July 19, 1913, In Texico, Ill, the daughter of H. A. 
and Lola (Hawkins) Whitlock. On March 6, 1930, in Mt. Vernon, she 
married Clifford R. Karch, who survives.

The first funeral is scheduled for 1:30 PM Friday at Central Christian 
Church with J. Howard Kraps officiating. The Varnell Rebekah Lodge will 
also conduct services at this time. Following the services in Mt. Vernon, 
a second funeral will follow at Antioch Christian Church near Dix with 
Bob Raver officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.
Friends may call at Hughey Funeral Home from 5 to 8:30 PM Thursday and 
until 11 AM Friday. The body will then be moved to the Central Christian 
Church, where friends may call from 12:30 PM until the funeral hour.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Karch is survived by her mother; one 
daughter, Mrs. Glen (Pat) Phillips of Pekin, IL; one son, Clifford A. Karch 
and wife of Larkspur, Colorado; one brother, William A. Whitlock of Cape 
Girardeau, MO; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several 
nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Karch was a member and Past Noble Grand of Varnel Rebekah Lodge, 
No. 296 of Mt. Vernon. She also held many offices in the lodge. She was a 
member of Central Christian Church. She was also a member of the Sunshine Center.

Mrs. Karch was preceded in death by her father.

Submitted by: Clifford A. Karch

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