William G. Himert - 88
10/3/1928 - 10/4/2016
William G. Himert, 88, of Oregon died Tuesday October 4, 2016 in Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. He was born October 3, 1928 in Oregon, IL the son of Glenn W. & Ruth E. (Woodworth) Himert. He married Clarice Holverson in Oregon on August 5, 1950; she died in 2014. Bill retired in 1985 , after 36 years of employment, from Commonwealth Edison Co. He served in the US Army and was a member of the American Legion. Bill was also a member of the Oregon Masonic Lodge, the Freeport Consistory, and the Tabalah Shrine, and was a volunteer fireman with the Oregon Fire Dept. for many years
Survivors include his son, Glenn A. “Gus” (Ronda) Himert of Oregon; daughter, Cynthia R. Himert of Huntsville, Alabama; 5 grandchildren, Michelle Stewart, Jeremy Stewart, Major Nate (Stephanie) Himert,
Mallory ( 1st Lt. Rammell) Nwaokai, and Amanda (Scott) Zimmermann; 2 great grandsons, Atticus & Braxton; and nieces & nephews. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Vera Huffman.
Funeral services, with military honors, will be Friday October 7, 2016 at 5:30 PM, preceded by visitation from 4:00 PM until service time, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, with Pastor Michael Hoffman officiating. Private burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, Oregon. Memorials may be directed to the Oregon Depot Museum.
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