Waldo Leon DeLassus, 85 years old, of Chester, IL, died Thursday, March 3, 2022 at home in Chester, IL.
He was born September 11, 1936 in Kaskaskia, IL.
He is survived by Daughter, Natalie J. (Robert “Doc”) Powers of Springfield, MO; Son, Douglas “Doug” (Erinn) DeLassus of St. Charles, MO; Sister, Margaret Hendricks of Virden, IL; Mothers of Children, Mary Jane Operle and Charlotte Hill; Two Grandsons, Logan and Alex DeLassus. Four Grand Dogs, Tillie, Bitsy, Josie, and Shasta. One Grand Cat, Louie. As well as many Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by Sister, Barbara J. (Dick) Dethrow; Brother, John A. (Shirley) DeLassus; Father, Hugo J. DeLassus; Mother, Clarice M. DeLassus; Brother-in-law, James “Jim” Hendricks.
Visitation was at Immaculate Conception Church in Kaskaskia, IL on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm.
Service was at Immaculate Conception Church in Kaskaskia, IL on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm.
Burial wasat Kaskaskia Cemetery in Kaskaskia, IL
Memorials can be made to Immaculate Conception Church in Kaskaskia, IL or the VFW Post 3553 in Chester, IL.
Waldo worked as an optician professionally. After retirement he continued his work repairing eyeglasses for family, friends, and the local community. He loved to spend time with his grandsons and found pleasure fishing with his buddies.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com.