Philip Carl Posteher

January 12, 1943 - October 18, 2017

Philip Carl Posteher, 74, of Pana passed away in his home on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, with his family by his side.  He was born January 12, 1943 in Pana to Walter & Mary (Garber) Posteher of Pana.

After graduating from Pana High School in 1961, Phil served in the U.S. Army overseas in Germany, as a military police officer.  He married Joyce (Mizeur) Posteher on August 22, 1964.  They have four daughters, Jean (Brant) Weitekamp, Tara (Todd) Herbord, Sandy (James) Pauley, and Jill (Matt) Chamberlain.

Phil was a member of the Local Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW #146) for 51 years.  He enjoyed golf, spending time with his family & friends, watching his grandchildren play in their sporting events, and being a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.

He is survived by his wife, daughters, grandchildren: Luke Taylor; Brandon & Alex Weitekamp; Shay & Myah Herbord; Josie, James Junior & Max Pauley; Hayden & Preston Chamberlain, many adored nieces & nephews, sister: June Miller, sister-in-law: Phyllis Posteher, and brothers & sisters-in-law: Sharon & Ron Morell, Bill & Kathy Mizeur, Jim Mizeur, & Shirley Mizeur.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William “Butch” Posteher; brothers-in-law: Norbert Koontz & Richard Miller; and sister, Janice Koontz.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Rodney A. Schwartz officiating.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pana with graveside military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard.  Visitation will be Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Donations Information

Memorials may be made to the Pana Community Hospital Building Fund, St. Patrick's Catholic Church Building Repair Fund or Pana American Legion.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Philip Carl Posteher

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