|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1935|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 2011|
Benjamin David McCormick
Benjamin "Ben" David McCormick, 75, of Beach Park, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at home after a long battle with prostate cancer.
He was born Sept. 15, 1935 in Zion to Christopher Benjamin and Mildred Josephine (Howard) McCormick. He graduated from Zion-Benton Township High School in 1953.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from Jan. 7, 1957 to Jan. 6, 1960. On Aug. 5, 1961, he married Anna Belle (Ann) Garrison of Waukegan, (formerly of Harrisburg, Ill.) at Lakeshore Tabernacle in Kenosha, Wis. He retired from Cub Foods of Waukegan in September 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Ann; daughters, Denise Lynn Prueitt of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., Sherie Beth (Jerry) McPherson of Beach Park, and Gina Marie (Jim Ochoa) Adams of Pleasant Prairie; grandsons, Tyler Benjamin (Alina) Roberts of Buffalo Grove, Reece Marshall Prueitt, Trevor Michael Prueitt and Kellin Austin Prueitt, all of Wadsworth; Garrett Michael McPherson and Brian Anthony McPherson of Beach Park; granddaughters, Ericka Ryan Adams (Michael Sigafus) of Waukegan, Tawny Marie Ochoa and Corey Lynn Ochoa of Pleasant Prairie; great-grandsons, Nathan Alexander Roberts of Buffalo Grove and Kaine Michael Sigafus of Waukegan; brother, George Daniel (Fran) McCormick of Winthrop Harbor and sister, Josephine Mae (Josie) Haile of San Antonio, Texas.Loving sisters-in-law: Coleta Wingo- Waukegan, Carolyn Peters- Rockford, Opal (Leonard) Baird- Wadsworth,Brenda Winters- Murfreesboro, Tn. Brothers-In-Law: Bill Garrison- Burlington,Ky, Dean Garrison- Winkelman, Az.
He was preceded in death by his father on May 26, 1956; his mother on Sept. 10, 2002; brother Duane Levern McCormick on May 2, 2003; sisters Margaret Ann (Peggy) McCormick on Nov. 12, 1941, Mary Louise McKay on Jan. 1, 1984 and Katherine Mildred (Kathy) Carlson on June 14, 1998. A funeral service was held April 6 at Congdon Funeral Home, Zion. Services officiated by Rev. John Davis, Star Hospice. Interment followed at Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville. Memorial donations are suggested to Star Hospice, Waukegan.
Please sign the online guest book at www.congdonfuneralhome.com.
Christopher Benjamin McCormick (1902 - 1956)
Mildred Josephine Howard McCormick (1915 - 2002)
Denise Lynn McCormick Prueitt (1962 - 2011)*
Mary Louise McCormick Makkay (1934 - 1984)*
Benjamin David McCormick (1935 - 2011)
Duane Levern McCormick (1936 - 2003)*
Margaret Ann McCormick (1940 - 1941)*
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