Donald A. Garman

December 14, 1927 - December 28, 2016
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Obituary

Donald A. Garman, 89, formerly of Belvidere, IL, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in Sauk City, WI.  Don was born on December 14, 1927 in Roselle, IL, the son of Walter A. and Bernice (Droegemuller) Garman. He married Jean Ann Fellinger on February 18, 1947 in Sycamore, IL. Don was co-owner of Roy C. Williams Construction Co., a general contractor in Marengo, IL, for several years. Don was an avid Cubs and Bears fan. Don and Jean, his wife of 62 years, enjoyed spending time on Lake Koshkonong fishing on their pontoon, the “Liki Tiki”. Don and Jean also enjoyed playing cards with family and friends as well as spending hours playing two-handed pinochle together (and each accusing the other of “cheating”).  He was passionate about his family and grandchildren, and always found time for them.

Don  was loved and will be missed by his son, Gary M. (Janet) Garman of Sarona, WI; daughter in-law, Margaret “Peg” Garman of Arizona; five grandchildren, Kevin (Sue), Laura (Bryan) Schmitz, Benjamin (Nicole), Matthew (Julia), Zachary (Jennifer); five great grandchildren, Timothy, Ara, Sally, Willow,Braxton, and numerous nieces and nephews. Don is predeceased by his parents, his wife Jean, a son, David M. Garman, and four siblings—Melvin, Ethel, Gloria and Les.

Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, April 22, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008. A memorial gathering will be held from 10:00 AM until time of service. Memorials will be given to The McFarland and Glenview Fire Departments, his sons Gary and Dave’s departments.  To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A memorial gathering will be held from 10:00 AM until time of service.


Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM, April 22, 2017 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL 61008.


Memorial Information

Memorials will be given to The McFarland and Glenview Fire Departments, his sons Gary and Dave’s departments.


 

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Born: December 14, 1927
Died: December 28, 2016

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Mert and Bev Thompson posted on 1/13/17

Sorry for your loss

 

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