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Graveside Service

Trinity Lutheran Church of Litchfield
Monday November 28th, 2016

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Alec Cohoon Jr.

Alec Cohoon Jr., 88 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. He was born on September 22, 1928 in Vandalia, IL the Son of Alec Edward and Cora Myrtle (Weaver) Cohoon. He married Marge Luttrell on September 4, 1962 in Springfield, IL. Alec worked on oil rigs, construction, dry cleaners, Firestone, Caterpillar, Security and Grocery Store Manager. He also served in the United States Air Force.

 Surviving are his Wife: Marge Cohoon of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Brenda (Danny) Vidmar of Taylorville, IL; Debbie Walton of Taylorville, IL; Step-Daughter: Mary Jo Hideg; Four Grandchildren; Fourteen Great Grandchildren and 1Great-Great-Grandson. Sisters: Norma Jean Beckmeier of Kenmore, WA. Panzi Lee (William) Blackwell of Brownstown, IL; Several nieces, nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son Randy Cohoon.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military graveside honors.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Marge & Family,
Just seen where Alec passed. Sorry to hear that. Sorry we can't make it back there.

Jerry l Luttrell Sr Nov 27 2016 12:00 AM

Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my dad many years ago. It will get easier with time. I would love to see you, it has been to long. We had so much fun skating & dancing! Where has the time gone? If you would like to get together sometime shoot me an email. Hope to hear from you soon. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Janice

Janice Melzer Payton Nov 23 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alec Cohoon Jr.

Bonnie Tate Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alec Cohoon Jr.

Dave & Hilde Hendricks Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM

Marge, we are so very sorry for your loss.

Dave & Hilde Hendricks Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM

Brenda, Danny, Debbie and families,

We are very sorry for the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

With deepest sympathy,
Jim & Pam

Jim & Pam Adden McGowan Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Marge and family,
How sorry we were to learn of Alex's passing. It's been a long journey for all of you and our prayers are with you. May you find some comfort in knowing the thoughts and prayers of others are with you at this time and for the days ahead. Will be thinking of you as you find the strength to move forward in life..
Deepest Sympathy
Gerry and Coleen Gilpin

Coleen Gilpin Nov 22 2016 12:00 AM