Delphine "Del" Girard, 86, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Integrity Healthcare of Columbia, in Columbia, Illinois.
She was born to the late Alfred and Malinda (nee Castens) Koch on April 10, 1933 in Jackson County, Illinois.
Del was a secretary for Gilster Mary-Lee Corp. and she played the organ at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chester for weekly services, weddings and funerals for many years.
She is survived by her son, Eric (Heather Ebers) Girard of St. Louis; two granddaughters, Madeline and Elyse Girard; two sisters-in-law, Edith Koch and Connie Koch; and three nieces and one nephew.
Del was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, E. Earl Koch and Leland P. Koch; one grandson, William Eric Girard; and one nephew, Robert Koch.
A private graveside will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Westpoint, Illinois.
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