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William Fehr

November 18, 1923 — August 19, 2017

Roanoke - William W. Fehr, 93, of Roanoke, IL passed away at 12:14 am on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka where he was a resident.

He was born on November 18, 1923, in Roanoke to Benjamin J. and Otillia Schumacher Fehr. He married Bettie Mulkey on May 12, 1945, in Denison, TX. She passed away on March 17, 2000.

Surviving is one son, Rick (Peg) Fehr of Carlinville, IL; three daughters, Janis (Norm) Rechkemmer of Tucson, AZ; Cindy (Bob Olt) Fehr of Havana, IL; Kim (Dave) Pagitt of Normal IL; one sister, Bena Mae Rocke of Eureka; nine grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Isaac, Edward, and Ben Fehr; two sisters, Doris Guingrich, Lois DesCarpentrie; and one great grandson.

An Army Air Corp veteran, Bill served his country in WWII. He was a member of the Roanoke American Legion Post #463.

A lifelong farmer in the Roanoke area, Bill also was the postmaster in Roanoke for 23 years. He served on the Roanoke-Benson School board for numerous terms, serving in the capacity as president for some of those years.

He was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 25th. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-7 pm at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke and from 9 - 9:45 am on Friday prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com

Visitation

AUG 24. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Visitation

AUG 25. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

AUG 25. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

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