Claire was born on October 4, 1948 and passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Claire was a resident of Beardstown, Illinois at the time of his passing.
Gene graduated from Brown County High School in the class of 1968.
He served in the United States Army with the Combat Engineers in the Third Infantry Division in Germany and the 222nd Combat Engineers in the South Pacific.
He was married to Maxine.
Memorial services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday October 18 2016 at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown with Reverend Fred Fritz officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Beardstown. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to the services at the memorial home.
Memorials have been suggested to CassSchuyler Area Hospice.