|Birth: ||May 22, 1919|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2007|
PEORIA - John B. Agner, 88, of Peoria died at 2:39 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at Washington Christian Village.
He was born May 22, 1919, in St. Louis, Mo., to Frank O. and Violet H. (DeBell) Agner. He married Joan Day on Sept. 21, 1940, in Peoria. She preceded him in death on May 19, 1964, in Peoria. He then married Carol W. Woodley Michaels on Nov. 25, 1977. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, John (Maggie) Agner of Peoria, Jane (Dennis) Lindsey of Mapleton and Jean (Bob) Pullen of Edelstein. He was an awesome stepfather to Susan Michaels of Champaign, Stephen (Claudia) Michaels of Denver, Colo., and Jim (Tina) Michaels of Downers Grove. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brandon Agner of Peoria, Megan (Kurt) Trauth of San Antonio, Texas, Kellie (Joe) Harshbarger of Bartonville, Shawn (Melissa) Smith of Denver, Colo., Jason Pullen of Lacon, David (Nessa) Pullen of Richmond, Va., and Joe (Erika) Pullen of Bartonville; and his stepgrandchildren, his buddy, Lara Michaels of Champaign, Eliot, Charlie and Sophie Michaels of Downers Grove and Chloe Jonas of Denver, Colo. His great-grandchildren are Marleigh Agner, Mason and Hannah Harshbarger and Josie Pullen.
He was a United States Navy veteran, serving in World War II.
He worked as a commercial sales supervisor for CILCO for 44 years, retiring in 1981.
He was a charter member of United Presbyterian Church.
He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Temple Lodge 46, AF&AM, Mohammed Temple and Shrine and Scottish Rite Bodies, Valley of Peoria.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at the United Presbyterian Church in Peoria. The Rev. Dr. Kenn Shedenhelm will officiate. There will be no visitation. The Wilton Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Cremation rites have been accorded with burial of ashes in the United Presbyterian Memorial Gardens in Peoria at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the United Presbyterian Church.
United Presbyterian Memorial Gardens
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Dec 02, 2007
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