Joshua Allen Toennies, 26, of New Baden, Ill., born Dec. 7, 1988, in Breese, Ill., died Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Looking Glass Township, Ill.
Mr. Toennies was a carpenter at Korte-Luitjohan Construction in Highland, Ill. He enjoyed being outdoors, turkey and deer hunting, fishing, demo derbies, and spending time with friends at the river.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Walter "Walt" Toennies and Donald Fleming; and a grandmother, Sandra Mullins.
Surviving are his father, Allen (fianc‚e, Candi) Toennies of Carlyle, Ill.; his mother, Mindy Deiters of Damiansville, Ill.; grandmother, Julie Toennies of New Baden, Ill.; sister, Brittany Toennies of New Baden, Ill.; uncles and aunts, Terry and Bonnie Toennies and Ken and Gloria Toennies all of Trenton, Ill., Stanley Toennies of Aviston, Ill., Jim and Kara Toennies of Albers, Ill., Dan and Carolyn Fleming of Trenton, Ill., and Tammy and Mike Lewis of Colorado; many great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins; and his beloved dog, Emma.
Memorials may be made to the family and will be received at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.nordikefuneralhome.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, and from
8 until 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Nordike Funeral Home, New Baden, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at St. George Catholic Church, New Baden, Ill., with Rev. Eugene Neff officiating. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, New Baden, Ill.
NORDIKE FUNERAL HOMES, New Baden, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 13, 2015