Jerome Blechle

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Jerome August Blechle, 73, of Lakewood, Colo., died Tuesday, May 14, 2002, in Wheat Ridge, Colo.

He was born June 5, 1928, in Cape Girardeau. He married Carmen Schlue on Oct. 1, 1964, in Cape Girardeau. She preceded him in death.

He was a pharmaceutical salesman.

He is survived by a daughter, Melissa Blechle of Englewood, Colo.; two brothers, Paul Blechle of Denver, Colo., and Earl Blechle of Jackson, Mo.; and a sister, Verna Felter of Cape Girardeau.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Archdiocese of Denver Mortuary. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Lakewood.

Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wheat Ridge.