Evan D. Kuhlemier

  • Born: December 10, 1937
  • Died: December 29, 2017
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Evan D. Kuhlemier, 80 of Rock Falls died Friday December 29, 2017 at Rock River Home and Hospice in Sterling.

He was born on December 10, 1937 in Milledgeville, IL the son of Verlin and Gladys (Daehler) Kuhlemier and served in the US Marines stationed in California at 29 Palms. He married Jerrie Marie Shankel on October 24, 1959 in Rock Falls. Evan was employed at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co in Sterling for over 40 years retiring in 1990 as a welder. He liked to work on old engines (the old "hit and miss"motors). He was a member of the Sterling Family Moose and was a past member of the Rock Falls American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Jerrie; two daughters: Patricia (Bruce) Maynard of Tampico and Kathy (Ralph) Algiere of Colorado Springs, CO; two sons: Randel William (Barb) Shankel of Dixon and Kevin (Roxanne) Kuhlemier of Rock Falls; two brothers: Glenn (Delores) Kuhlemier of Rock Falls and Marvin (Barbara) Kuhlemier of Rock Falls; 7 grand daughtes, 4 grandsons; 1 great granddaughter, 2 great grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant daughter Terry Lynn.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday January 3, 2018 from 4-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling. The funeral will follow on Thursday at 10 AM in the funeral home. Burial with military honors will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park, Sterling.

Arrangements completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.