Melvin L. Casey - 80

2/12/1937 - 12/8/2017

Davis Junction, IL

Melvin L. Casey, 80, of Davis Junction, died Friday December 8, 2017 in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born February 12, 1937 in Fayette County, IL the son of Wauna & Margie (Worker) Casey. He married Marjorie R. Boas in Nashville, TN on February 25, 1969. Melvin was an Air Force Reservist of 33 1/3 years attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He farmed in Ogle County, was a member of the Farm Bureau for over 50 years, and served on the Davis Junction Zoning board for over 10 years. Melvin was also a 50+ year member of the Meridian Sun Masonic Lodge #505 A.F & A.M. He was an uncle to many and enjoyed that role very much. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; daughter, Monica (David Shoemaker) Casey-Shoemaker of Milwaukee, WI; sister-in-law, Pat Casey of Rochelle; brother-in-law, Dean (Joannie) Herrmann of Rochelle; and many nieces & nephews and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Evelyn Casey, Larry Casey, and Janet Casey Herrmann.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday December 12, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd., Stillman Valley with Father Howard Barch officiating. Burial, with Air Force Military Honors, will be in Lawnridge Cemetery, Rochelle. Visitation will be in the funeral home Monday beginning at 4:00 PM and concluding with a Masonic Service at 7:00 PM. Memorials may be directed to the Diabetes Foundation or the Disabled American Veterans.

Visitation:

Monday 4:00-7:00 PM with Masonic Service at 7 PM in FHG--Stillman

Service:

Tuesday 10:30 AM in FHG--Stillman

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