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Cheryl Lynn Comperchio

December 4, 1945 — May 31, 2024

Cheryl Lynn Comperchio

CHERYL LYNN COMPERCHIO, 78 of Hindsboro, IL passed away at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, May 31 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main Street in Arcola, IL.  A celebration of Cheryl’s Life will be held at 3:00 P.M. at the funeral home following the visitation on Sunday.  Please come and share a special memory of Cheryl.  Private family burial will be in the Hamilton Cemetery in Hamilton, IN.

Cheryl was born on December 4, 1945 in Jackson, MI, a daughter of Joseph Aaron and Marian Evelyn (Huston) Comperchio.   She married Eileen V. Burch on September 12, 2006 in Sault Ste. Marie, Onterio, Canada.

Cheryl is survived by her wife, Eileen of Hindsboro, IL, two nieces, Laurie Smith and her husband Gerry of Weirsdale, FL and Barb Channell of Spring Arbor, MI, a nephew Chuck Channell and his wife Karen of Jackson, MI, great-nieces and nephews, Justin Wagner, Brent, Jimmy, and Robby Ellinwood, Christine Dever and Jeff Channell.  Also surviving are two brothers-in-law, Neal Burch of Booneville, AK and Dean Burch of Hudson, IN and nieces and nephews, Olivia Burch, Danni Burch and her wife Sara, Brittany Harrell and her husband Luke, Dawn Burch, Christopher Burch and Alana Tong and her husband Dimitri.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Patricia Channell.

Cheryl graduated from Western High School in Parma, MI in 1964.   She served in the United States Navy as a Photographers Mate 3rd Class Petty Officer.

She worked at Moore Business Forms in Charleston, IL as a typesetter until they closed.  Cheryl then attended Lakland College where she earned an associate’s degree in civil engineering.  She took a job with GSI Grain Systems in Assumption, IL prior to accepting a position with the Illinois Department of Transportation in Paris, IL, where she retired as a Support Services Manager in 2012.

Cheryl was an avid Chicago Cub fan, she enjoyed reading, photography and playing softball.   She dearly loved her dogs and had several through the years, she even came to appreciate cats.

Some of her fondest memories were vacationing in Florida and swimming with the dolphins at Discovery Cove in Orlando, going to the Dominican Republic, and attending the Bainbridge Navy Waves reunion in Lancaster, PA.

Cheryl’s family would like to especially thank everyone at Mattoon Rehabilitation and Health Care Center for the excellent and compassionate care they all gave Cheryl.  

Memorials may be made to the Douglas County Animal Shelter, PO Box 192, Tuscola, IL 61953 or the Military Women’s Memorial, Memo section “in Memory of Cheryl Comperchio” and can be mailed to Military Women’s Memorial, 200 North Glebe Road Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22203, or online at www.womensmemorial.org.



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Sunday, June 9, 2024

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