Debra Lynn Uchtman

Debra Lynn Uchtman, 67, of Steeleville, Illinois, passed away at 7:26 am, Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at her residence.


She was born to the late Charles and Sue (nee Clendenin) Klindworth on April 21, 1955.


Debra had worked as the secretary of Steeleville Grade School for 31 years.


She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Chester.


She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Debra enjoyed spending time with family, reading, attending sporting events and volunteering at her church.


She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan and loved traveling and history.



   2 Sons:

        Matthew (Brooke) Uchtman Cape Girardeau, MO

        Joshua (Ashley) Uchtman Jackson, MO

   3 Siblings:

        Jenelle Knowles Chester, IL

        Pam Klindworth St. Louis, MO

        Brett (Karla) Klindworth Chester, IL

   4 Grandchildren:

        Madison, Avery, Griffin and Willow Uchtman

        Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Friends


   Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 Brother-in-law – Pat Knowles and 1 Nephew – Aaron Straight


Funeral Service:

   1:00 pm, Saturday, March 18, 2023

   St. John Lutheran Church, Chester, Illinois


   Rev. Timothy Sims


   Ebenezer Cemetery

   Rockwood, Illinois


   Friday – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

   Pechacek Funeral Homes, Chester, Illinois

   Saturday – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

   St. John Lutheran Church, Chester, Illinois


In Lieu of Flowers Memorials may be made to:

   St. John Lutheran School, Chester, Illinois 

   St. Mark’s Lutheran School, Steeleville, Illinois

   Ebenezer Cemetery