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Charles A. DeClerck

April 11, 1928 ~ January 29, 2019 (age 90)

Obituary

Charles A. DeClerck, 90 of Aledo, IL died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Genesis Senior Living in Aledo. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be left to St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

He was born April 11, 1928 in rural Milan, Illinois to Cyril and Irma DeGraeve DeClerck. He graduated from Rock Island High School. On September 16, 1950, he was united in marriage to Verna M. Hampton at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Milan, Illinois.

Charles farmed all his life north of Aledo.

He was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church and the Mercer County Farm Bureau where he served as director. Charles loved farming and enjoyed being with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Verna; two daughters: Joann (George) Soper of Knoxville, IL; Donna (Larry Martin) Lloyd of Aledo; one son: Steve (Cathy) DeClerck of Aledo; 8 grandchildren; Josh, Becky, Nick, Megan, Heather, Jon, Holly, Kevin; 11 great grandchildren with one lovingly expected; one brother: Robert (Marilyn) DeClerck of Reynolds; several nieces and nephews.

His parents and two sisters preceded him in death.

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 Service Program


Services

Rosary
Friday
February 1, 2019

3:30 PM to TBD
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Visitation
Friday
February 1, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
February 2, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Catherine Catholic Church
106 NE 4th Street
Aledo, IL 61231

Luncheon

St. Catherine Catholic Church
106 NE 4th Street
Aledo, IL 61231

Burial
Saturday
February 2, 2019

Aledo Cemetery
SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Donations

St. Catherine's Catholic Church
106 NE 4th Street, Aledo IL 61231
Tel: 1-309-582-7500

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