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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Obit of Douglas Aberle
Douglas (Doug) William Aberle, 65, of Hudson, IL passed away at 6:30 P.M. on Sunday, July 21, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Mattoon. Cremation has been accorded. A celebration of life service will be at 2 P.M. on Saturday, July 27, 2013,at Vale Community Church, Bloomington, IL. Bro. Ricky Cunningham will be officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013, from 4 PM to 8 PM at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and one hour prior to the service on Saturday July 27th. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pilot Dogs, 625 W. Town St. Columbus, OH 43215 or an education fund for Doug's grandchildren established at Commerce Bank. Doug was born August 13, 1947, in Fairbury, IL, the son of William and Jean (Zimmerman) Aberle. The eldest of four children. He married Connie Martin on November 16, 1973, in the home of his parents. He is survived by his wife Connie; one son Jeff Aberle of Hudson; one daughter, Marie (Thomas) Emery of Benton, KY; three grandchildren, Kayla, Brianna, and Logan Emery; one brother Mark (Lavern) Aberle of Chatsworth, two sisters, MaryJo (Mark) Rieger of Mahomet, and Dawn (Randy) Steidinger of Forrest. He was preceded in death by his parents. Doug was the graduate of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Applied computer science for the blind). He was a Senior Systems Analyst at State Farm Insurance for 29 years. He loved camping with his family and spending time with his grandchildren. Doug also loved helping people in need and he loved serving God in any way he could.