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1952 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
ELGIN - James R. Abner, 62, of Elgin passed away on July 28, 2014 in his home. He was born on April 16, 1952 in Pontiac, MI the son of Sam and Beulah (Jacobs) Abner. He was a Veteran, and serve in the US Army. James had worked 35 years, 25 with Safety-Kleen and 10 with ADM as an over the road truck driver. Survivors include his wife: Gerri of Elgin; 2 children James (Michelle) and Jason: 2 grandsons: Brandon and Austin. 2 sisters: Linda (James) Anker and Sharon Hawley; a lifelong friend: Everett Cummings, along with many nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister Susan Woodcum. Memorial services will be held on Saturday August 2, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 12:00 Noon until the time of services. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014
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