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Robert L. Velliquette

February 4, 1931 July 17, 2019
Robert L. Velliquette
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Obituary for Robert L. Velliquette

Robert L. Velliquette, 88, of Armstrong, formerly of Pana passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in his home. He was born February 4, 1931 in Rocky Ridge, OH, son of the late Melvin J. & Goldie A. (Cutcher) Velliquette. Robert married Peggy Smart on February 28, 1970 and she preceded him in death on December 10, 2013.
Robert was a member of the U.S. Navy & U.S. Air Force, serving in both the Vietnam & Korean Wars. He spent his life in civil service, working in the Rantoul mess hall. He lived the majority of his life in Pana and was a member of the Pana Christian Church, Pana VFW, and AmVets, serving as commander of the Rantoul location. He loved cooking & baking.
Robert is survived by his son, Brad Velliquette, Armstrong, IL; grandchildren: Kelsey (Jeremy) Jones, Gifford, IL; Kourtney (Trent) Fermanich, Rockford, IL & Kody Newell, Armstrong, IL and great grandson, Jordan Jones. He was also preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Kimberly Velliquette.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Dave Altman officiating. Burial will be in Price Cemetery, Oconee with military rites by Pana Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.
Memorials in Robert’s honor may be made to the Pana Veterans Honor Guard and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home who is assisting the family.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

22

Jul

10:00 AM 7/22/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Service

Monday

22

Jul

11:00 AM 7/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

308 East 2nd Street
Pana, IL 62557

McCracken-Dean Funeral Home
308 East 2nd Street Pana 62557 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Price Cemetery Final Resting Place

550 East Rd.
Oconee, IL 62553

550 East Rd. Oconee 62553 IL
United States
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