|Glen H. Lovekamp|
|Date Of Birth:||January 25, 1925|
|Date Of Death:||February 5, 2012|
|Service Date:||Visitation- 5-7 p.m. Thursday, February 9 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday
Funeral- 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 10 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington
Glen H. Lovekamp
Freeport, IL- Glen H. Lovekamp, 87,
of Freeport, IL formerly of Normal passed away on Sunday, February
5, 2012 at 6:05 pm at Liberty Village-Manor Court in Freeport.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, February 10, 2012
at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington with Pastor Thomas
Wirsing and Pastor Allen Steinbeck officiating. Military rites will
be accorded by the Bloomington_Normal American Legion Honor Guard
at the church. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday-
February 9, 2012 at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in
Bloomington and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Entombment will be at the East Lawn Memorial Gardens in
Bloomington. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity
Lutheran Church in Bloomington or to an organization of the donor's
choice. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is
Glen was born on January 25, 1925
in Cass County, IL a son to Hugo and Bertha (Korsmeyer) Lovekamp.
He married Betty J. Wilcox on October 2, 1955 in Springfield, IL
and she survives.
In addition to his wife Betty, Glen
is survived by his three sons, Paul (Vicki) Lovekamp of
Pennsylvania, James (Andrea) Lovekamp of Texas, David Lovekamp of
Normal, IL, one daughter, Diane (Mark) Wakeley of Freeport, IL; six
grandchildren: Jordan Wakeley of Sterling, Joshua Wakeley of
Freeport, Austin Lovekamp and Kaleigh Lovekamp both of Texas, Colby
Cilento and Camden Cilento both of Florida. Glen is also survived
by one sister: Helen Skibbe of Cincinnati, OH, one nephew: John
Skibbe of Georgia and one niece Faith Skibbe of Cincinnati, OH.
He was preceded in death by his
parents and one nephew Ron Skibbe.
Glen served his country in the U.S.
Army Air Corps during World War II from 1943-1945.
He graduated from Meredosia High
School in 1943. Glen then attended Illinois College in
Jacksonville, IL where he received his Bachelor Degree and
University of Michigan Graduate School in Anne Arbor, Michigan
where he obtained a Master's Degree in Mathematics.
Glen worked at Franklin Life
Insurance Company in Springfield as an Actuary and held the
position of Head Actuary of the State of Illinois. He started as an
Actuary at Country Life Insurance in 1964, retiring in 1989.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran
Church in Bloomington and the Society of Actuaries.
Glen and Betty met while bowling
which they both enjoyed and it became a big part of their life. He
also enjoyed woodworking, and spending time with his children and
grandchildren and wife, Betty. He will be sadly missed by his
family and friends.
The family would like to extend a
special thanks to the wonderful and caring staff at Liberty
Village-Manor Court for their kindness and care for Glen while he
was a resident there for the past year and a half. Glen enjoyed his
time there and was well liked. Last year on Valentines day he was
voted "King for the Day" by his fellow residents.
Online condolences may be sent to
the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.