Larry A. Colver

April 27, 1941 - December 22, 2015
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Larry Colver, 74, passed away peacefully  December 22, 2015, in his home in rural Capron, IL.  Born April 27, 1941, to Charles and Neva (Wesson) Colver, Larry lived his entire life on the family’s Centennial Farm. He attended North Boone High School and Northern Illinois University and farmed all his life.  He also worked as a rural mail carrier at Capron for several years.  Married Emalee (Becker) Hegge on August 29, 1975 at Harvard, IL, and celebrated their 40th anniversary with family and friends at their farm this August.  Larry was active in Flora Grange, Boone County Pomona Grange, Illinois State Grange and attended many National Grange conventions.  He was a dedicated member of the Boone County Fair Board where he served as treasurer for 20 years.  He served as Boone Township Trustee, member of Boone County Farm Bureau and Farmland Protection Project and past member of Boone County FS board.  Larry is loved and will be missed by his wife, Emalee; son Todd Hegge; daughter Trea Pearson; grandchildren Allison (Tyler) Yaeger, Andrew Pond, David Hegge and Kara Hegge; brother Stanley (Norma) Colver; niece, nephews, and many special friends and relatives.  Predeceased by his parents; son-in-law Andy Pearson and great nephew Adam Johnson.  The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, December 28, 2015, at Anderson Funeral Home, Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn officiating.  Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the funeral home with Grange and Fair service at 5:00 pm.  Interment at Lawrenceville Cemetery, Garden Prairie, IL.  Memorials to Boone County Fair Assn. and others to be established by the family.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, December 27, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the funeral home with Grange and Fair service at 5:00 pm.


Service Information

Date: Monday, December 28, 2015

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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Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, December 28, 2015, at Anderson Funeral Home, Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Muriel Morley Jahn officiating.


Cemetery Information

Interment at Lawrenceville Cemetery, Garden Prairie, IL.


Memorial Information

Memorials to Boone County Fair Assn. and others to be established by the family.


 

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Born: April 27, 1941
Died: December 22, 2015

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Rick and Linda Lee Ferguson, Seymour IN posted on 12/23/15

Dear Em, Todd, Trea, and all of Larry's family, we were so sorry to hear of his passing, please know you are in our prayers at this time. May your sweet memories bring comfort thru this difficult time.

 

Jeffrey Wetzel posted on 12/23/15

My condolences to Emalee and the entire family. I offer my prayers at this time and wil be thinking about you . God bless!

 

Harvey Becker and Dorothy Becker posted on 12/24/15

Sorry for your loss at this time of the year. May you find peace and comfort knowing he is still with us in spirit.I have known Larry for many years, he was a wonderful man.God bless all his family.

 

Gloria Kraft (Fiepke) posted on 12/27/15

So very sorry for your loss.Keeping the family in my thoughts & prayers.

 

Jan, Ince and Joe Toth posted on 12/28/15

Emmy and family- We are very sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I worked with him at the post office and enjoyed his sense of humor. He will be missed by many. May God bless you and your family.

 

Bonnie VerHagen posted on 12/30/15

So sorry for your loss. May all the wonderful memories you have of him, help to console you through this difficult time. Sincerely, Bonnie VerHagen and Cindy Roman

 

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