John H. Redmon

Born: Sunday, March 28, 1926
Passed: Saturday, June 10, 2017

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John H. "Jack" Redmon, 91, of Rockford, passed away at home on June 10, 2017. He was born on March 28, 1926 in Loves Park, the son of Harold J. and Evelyn (Bergholt) Redmon. Jack received his Bachelor's Degree from Northern Illinois University and then got a teaching job in Pecatonica where he met Vivian King. He and Vivian married on November 10, 1951 in Kewanee, Illinois, and he then took a job at Blue Star Foods in Mendota. The family moved to Rockford in 1966 and Jack then worked at the Rockford Storefront School. While he was teaching, Jack received his Master's Degree from the University of Illinois.
Survivors include children, Laurie J. (Jack) Cunningham of Lexington, KY, Kerry J. Redmon of Austin, TX, and Lisa A. (David) Durham of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Sean P. (Samantha) Redmon, Philip R. (Kathleen), John P., Benjamin A., and Thomas A. Durham; and great-grandchildren, Keona, Aidan, and AJ Redmon, and Bartholomew Davis. He was predeceased by his wife, Vivian on December 31, 2010.

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  1. Sharon Carlson

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of Jack. You are all in my prayers. May he rest in peace and be with the love of his life again. I'm sure he will enjoy being big brother again to Denny. Love to you all.

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