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Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Mourns the Passing of John Archer

John T. Archer, 47, Urbana, formerly of Clinton, passed away at 11:06 a.m. Monday (Jan. 24, 2011) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, with his family by his side.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church, Clinton, with the Rev. Joel Dietrich officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Memorials may be made to his daughter, the Lauren L. Archer Education Fund.

John was born June 14, 1963, in Bloomington, the son of John Archer Jr. and Wanda Bray. He married Dana Duff on June 15, 1983, in Clinton.

Survivors include his mother, Wanda (Roger) Mix, Clinton; father, John Archer Jr., Granite City; daughter, Lauren L. Archer, Battle Creek, Mich.; sisters, Jody (Richard) Karr, Clinton; Dawn (Don) Bushong, Francesville, Ind.; and Jill (Bill) Proud, Chippewa Falls, Wis.; brother, Tim Schnabel, Clinton; six nieces; one nephew; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and one nephew.
John was affiliated with Christ Lutheran Church in Clinton. He will be remembered for his gardening, landscaping and his love of his mom’s home-cooked meals. John was a caretaker for the State of Illinois.

John was a student at Wapella Grade School and the friend and relative of many in the Wapella community. Our condolences to the Archer and Bray families.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for everyone's thoughts and prayers on behalf of my Uncle John's family.

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