David A. Machado (1949 - 2017)

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David A. Machado, 68, of Alma, passed away at 1:31 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Elmo Christian Church in St. Elmo, with the Rev. Tom Fedrigon officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in rural St. Elmo. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the church. Memorials: St. Elmo Christian Church or donor's choice. C&A Pagel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.pagelfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Machado was born on Jan. 4, 1949, in Modesto, Calif., the son of Paul and Delores (Gravelle) Machado. He married Patricia Genn on Sept. 14, 1974, in Lake Tahoe, Nev.
He enjoyed fishing, throwing darts, and watching football, baseball and NASCAR. He loved life, was the kind of man who could talk to anybody, and he loved spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife; son, Brent Machado and his wife Sharon of Lynnwood, Wash.; daughter, Kori Machado of St.Elmo; sister, Judy Sandoval and her husband Pete of Ceres, Calif.; grandchildren, Laney, Kaitlyn, Connor and Ellie; and great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Rodney.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dan Machado.
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C & A Pagel Funeral Home
100 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458
618-829-5432
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Published in The Leader-Union on Nov. 1, 2017