Warren Haven Westfall, 95 , of St. Jacob, Ill., born Sept. 20, 1921 in Watson, Ill., died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Eden Village Care Center, Edwardsville, Ill.
Haven was a long time member of Troy, United Methodist Church, Troy, Ill., Nielson Odd Fellow Lodge #25 of Troy, IL and Lion's clubs of St. Jacob and Troy, Ill. He worked as a welder, excavator, auctioneer and farmer all of his life. Haven attended school in Watson, Ill., and enjoyed playing boce ball. He enjoyed the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wives, Doris Westfall and Mary Westfall; parents, John F. and Mabel, nee Sutton, Westfall; brothers, Clifford, Herschel, Carl, Leon and Leland Westfall; and sister, Evelyn Ring.
Surviving are his sons, Roger (Eileen) Westfall, Dale (Deb) Westfall and Dennis (Cindy) Westfall all of Troy, Ill.; step-children, Jim (Tammy) Closser, Phyllis Closser, Barb (Joe) Sandegren, Susan (Rick Hopkins) Zook, Lisa (Mike Carr) Barrett, and Gwen (Russell) Bridgman all of Iowa; grandchildren, Travis Westfall, and Erin (T.C.) Roesch, of Springfield, Ill., and Mindi Westfall of Denver, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Roman and Remi Roesch; sister, Melba Faye Westfall Lister of Effingham, Ill., and numerous step-grand children, step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.
Memorials to Troy United Methodist Church or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.richesonfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday Dec, 2, 2016 at Troy United Methodist Church in Troy, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at the church with Rev. Dennis Price officiating. Burial will be in Friedens Cemetery, Troy, Ill.
RICHESON FUNERAL HOME, Troy, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 29, 2016