|John H. DeSollar, 94, formerly of 1164 Parkview Road, Galesburg, died at 11:59 AM Tuesday, December 15, 2009 in Marigold Health Care Center.
He was born November 12, 1915 in Beardstown, IL, the son of Elza and Annabell Lamb DeSollar. He married Almeda Crawford on January 10, 1938 in St. Charles, MO. She preceded him in death on January 16, 2005.
He is survived by 2 daughters, Connie (and Rollin) Setterdahl and Suzanne Hughs, both of Geneseo, IL, 3 grandchildren, Anne Hemmer of Bettendorf, IA, Gila Conditt of Kewanee, IL, and William Seaborn of Galesburg, and 2 greatgrandsons, Jon Hemmer of Iowa City, IA and Adam Hemmer of Bettendorf, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers.
John worked for Gates Rubber Company in Galesburg for 20 years, retiring in 1981. He graduated from Beardstown High School in 1935 and attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL. He was of the Protestant faith. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years.
Cremation will be accorded. No service or visitation is planned at this time. Private family burial will be later in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.