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Christopher Alan "Chris" Call

August 3, 1979 - December 15, 2016

Christopher Alan Call, 37, of Springfield, IL, died from stage IV glioblastoma on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 3, 1979 in Springfield and was the son of Leon and June Call. His father, Leon, preceded him in death on March 16, 2014.

Chris attended St. Joseph School and Church in Springfield, IL. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol Unit at Capital Airport. He was a 1997 graduate of Springfield High School and was employed from 1996 to 2006 at Memorial Medical Center.

He attended LLCC from 2003 to 2006 where he was involved in Model UN, went on a trip to European battlefields, and completed the Honors Program. He also attended UIC for several semesters and thoroughly enjoyed his time in Chicago. Recently, he was awarded his degree in General Education in a special ceremony at LLCC. Chris loved his time in college and every aspect of politics, including a good political debate or discussion.

He is survived by his mother June of Springfield; his brother Aaron (Nicole) Call of Summerville, SC. and his sister Shelly (Mike) Young of Springfield; three nieces, Alex Delahunt (USN), Madison Leigh Call, and Kelci Marie Young; one nephew, Kolby Lee Young; and his loving pets, Max the Cat and Sadie the Beagle.

Visitation: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield, IL.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Monday, December 19, 2016 at St. Joseph Church, 1345 N. 6th Street, Springfield, with Reverend Steven Janoski officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to Smile Train, WILD Canine Rescue, or LLCC Foundation.

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016

Time: 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

A Prayer service will be held at 3:00 PM

Service Information

Date: Monday, December 19, 2016

Time: 10:00 am

St. Joseph Catholic Church


1345 North 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62702

217-544-7426 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, December 19, 2016

Memorial Information

Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to Smile Train, WILD Canine Rescue or LLCC Foundation.

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