Cecilia P. Couch

Born: Tue., Oct. 2, 1923
Died: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 02, 2017
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Dec. 02, 2017
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

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Cecilia P. Couch, 94, of Pittsfield passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Eastside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born on October 2, 1923 to Arthur and Sarah McCaughey Ducey in Pittsfield.  Cecilia married Charles Couch on August, 23, 1963 in Vandalia, IL and he preceded her in death on August 30, 2015.

In early life, Cecilia worked at Brown's Shoe Factory and then went on to work at the Cardinal Inn as a waitress for many years.  She also helped take care of elderly people in her own home for some time.  Her biggest accomplishment in life was raising her 5 boys and she was a very busy homemaker.  Cecilia enjoyed feeding her family and was an awesome cook. She was a dedicated Cardinal fan and her family was her world.

Cecilia is survived by five sons, Gary Capps of Pawnee, IL, Ken (Brenda) Capps of Beardstown, Lonnie (MaryAnn) Capps of Jacksonville, David (Beth) Couch of Lake of the Ozarks, and Roger (Colleen) Couch of Springfield, IL; ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; and a sister, Peggy Hobbs of Waterloo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles; a brother, Donald Ducey; a sister, Dorothy Scott; and a daughter-in-law, Carol Capps.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.  Interment will be at the West Cemetery in Pittsfield.  Visitation will be prior to the service from 1 PM until 2 PM at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to Blessing Hospice.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Cecilia's memory to the following organization:

Blessing Hospice

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Steven & Cheryl Scott
   Posted Fri December 01, 2017
Please accept our condolences. Sending thoughts and prayers your way. We're sure she and Dorothy are having a great reunion:)

Steven & Cheryl Scott
Jason & Amy Wheeler & Kids (Nolan, Mia & Adam)
Jason, Sara, & Emmitt Scott

   Posted Tue December 05, 2017
My condolences to the family in this difficult moments. Please remember that God can comfort us. So draw close to God in prayer so He can draw close to you to comfort you and to give you that peace of God that surpasses all understanding (James 4:8; Philippians 4:6;7).

Janet Treadwell
   Posted Tue December 05, 2017
I am so sorry to hear about Cecelia's passing and for missing her services. She was the sweetest lady I ever had the pleasure of working for.

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