Fred E. Bond - 69

6/22/1947 - 6/24/2016

Byron, Illinois

Fred E. Bond, Jr., age 69, passed away unexpectedly on June 24, 2016 at his home. Born on June 23, 1947 in DeKalb the son of Freddie and Beaulan (Carr) Bond. He graduated from Malta High School the class of 1965. Fred married Lousetta Hagen on August 25, 1982 in Sycamore. He worked as a pipefitter/plumber for Union 612/130. Fred loved gardening and took pride in his yard. He was an avid reader and die hard Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Fred was loved by everyone who knew him and nobody ever had a bad word to say about him. He is survived by his loving wife, Lousetta of Byron; children, Karshone (Shaun) Penn of Malta, Donett (Jason) Howard of Rockford, Sarah Smith of Dixon, Casey Bond of Rockford, and Samuel (Jen) Bond of DeKalb; grandchildren, Chase Howe, Dakota Howe, Danielle Penn, Grace Smith, Emma Smith, Clarissa Bond, Landon Bond, and Lauren Bond; sisters, Pat Bommarito of Bend, OR, Katherine (Frank) Jouris of DeKalb, Victoria (Larry) Vint of DeKalb, and Donna Garrison of DeKalb; and step-father Donald Mattson of Malta. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Edward Mattson. Cremation Rites have been accorded. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Byron. There will be a small service celebrating Fred’s life following the visitation at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Randy Snider of Cornerstone Family Church officiating. Memorials are established in his name.


July 6, 2016 from 3-6 PM Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron, IL


July 6, 2016 at 6 PM Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron, IL

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