Kenneth Sielschott

(1940 - 2009)

Chandlerville, IL - Kenneth Carl Sielschott, 69, of Chandlerville passed away at 11:08 pm Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1940 in Mason County the son of Adolph and Jean Barrett Sielschott. He married Joyce Watkins Oct. 29, 1961 in Kilbourne and she survives. His mother Jean Sielschott also survives of Petersburg, IL

Mr. Sielschott was a retired farmer that took up log cutting. He was a lifetime member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church near Kilbourne but most recently attended the Tallula Baptist Church. He was a member of the Beardstown Elks Lodge.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by four daughters; Kristine (Theo) Hodgson of Chandlerville, Robin (Jason) Johnson of Kilbourne, Kelly (Jon)Bailey of Bath and Jamie (Leo) Brown of Chandlerville. Eleven grandchildren; Erin and Wylie Hodgson, Devin (Derek) White, Jason Lee and Kenneth Johnson, Breton, Bryce and Braun Bailey, Eden, Mitchell and Silas Brown and two great grandchildren; Carl and Alyse White also survive along with one brother; Delbert (Elsie Ann) Sielschott of Petersburg, IL and two sisters; Shirley (Lee) Shoemaker and Martha (Denny) Garren both of Kilbourne. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister, Betty Hendrix.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday December 23, 2009 at the Lintner-Hurley Funeral Home in Chandlerville conducted by Hugh Carlock and L.A. Watkins. Burial will follow in the Chandlerville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Sanganois or the Chandlerville American Legion Post. Online condolences may be sent to the family at