Monday, August 30, 2010

Donald Stork Obit

Donald Stork Obit: "



From Duffy-Pils Memorial Home

Husband of Mary Nickrent

Donald Eugene Stork, 74 of Fairbury passed away at 6:50 am, Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Fairview Haven Nursing Home, Fairbury.

Funeral mass will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Chatsworth with Father BK Tran officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chatsworth with full military rites conducted by the Fairbury American Legion and VFW posts. Visitation will be 3 to 7 pm, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 with a rosary service at 2:45 pm at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury.

Don was born May 27, 1936 in Fairbury the son of Henry and Ida (Hanni) Stork. He married Kathryn Readle then Imogene Goad they both preceded him in death. He later married Mary Nickrent on February 14, 1997 in Pontiac. She survives in Fairbury.

Also surviving are three children; Georgia (Dan) LaFayette, Normal, Donald (Stephanie) Stork Jr., Normal, Ronald (Amy) Stork, Danvers, one step-son; Thomas (Beth) Albert, Pittsford, NY, three sisters; Lena (Gene) Jones, Helen (Fred) Voeste both of Forrest, Wilma (David) Kieser, Bloomington, eight brothers; Elmer (Darlene) Stork, Richard (Susie) Stork both of Chatsworth, Wilmer (Gwen) Stork, Wayne Stork both of Fairbury, Harvey (Alice) Stork, Chenoa, John (Eunice) Stork, Roberts, Edwin (Judy) Stork, Pontiac, Henry (Susan) Stork, Forrest, mother in-law; Stella Nickrent, Gibson City, 10 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and twin daughters; Sherrill Lynn and Pauline Sue Stork.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be directed to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Chatsworth or Fairview Haven “Good Samaritan Fund”, Fairbury

Donald was drafted into the US Army in 1958 where he served as a medic. In 1960 he was employed as a carpenter for Honegger’s and later for Thrive Center, Fairbury. Later in life he served as an attendant for Hick’s gas Station in Fairbury as well as training horses at the Fairbury fairgrounds. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends who will miss him dearly.


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