John was born on January 12, 1937 and passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017.
John was a resident of Peoria, Illinois at the time of his passing.
He was married to Jorita McClanahan.
He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin where he will have a funeral mass on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the mass at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin with Military Honors. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Abts Mortuary in Pekin from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a rosary at 4:15 p.m.
Memorials may be made to an education fund for his granddaughters; Meredithe, Mallorie and Avery at Heartland Bank and Trust.