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John R. Greer

March 25, 1943 - March 8, 2016

John R. Greer, 72, of Chatham, passed away at 12:21 am, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at his home. He was born March 25, 1943 in Springfield, IL, the son of Marion and Genevieve (Crane) Greer.

Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Julia A. Waters Greer; four sons, David (Heather) Greer of Pleasant Plains, Michael Greer and Matthew (Julie) Greer both of Rochester and Jeffrey (Michelle) Greer of Pekin; one daughter, Jeanette (Robert) Schuerman of Springfield; eleven grandsons; seven granddaughters; two great grandsons; one brother Richard Greer; two sisters, Patricia Elmore and Mary Lou Traylor all of Springfield and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Robert Greer.

John retired from AT&T after 36 years of service and was a lifetime member of the Lake Springfield Prop Club.

Memorial Gathering: 4 – 6 pm, Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorial Service: 6 pm, Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Matt McClane officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League or to Helping Paw Project in care of Carol Rodgers, 2344 South 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Time: 06:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League or to Helping Paw Project in care of Carol Rodgers, 2344 South 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703.


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