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Don Unzicker
ROANOKE - Don R. Unzicker, 76, of Roanoke passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home.
He was born on April 28, 1942, to Roy and Clara (Springer) Unzicker. He married Jan Stutzman on November 21, 1964, in Archibold, Ohio. She survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers.
Don is survived by 3 children and 5 grandchildren, Kevin (Erika) Unzicker and their daughter, Lyla, of Roanoke, Keith (Shannon) Unzicker and their children, Clara, Lucy, Andreas and Ian, of Benson and Kelli Unzicker of Portland, OR; and 1 sister, Fern (Bill) DiNicola of Bakersfield, CA.
Don spent two years doing agriculture development work in Greece with Mennonite Central Committee. He returned to Illinois to farm with his dad, brother and, later, his own family. He has been a lifelong member of Metamora Mennonite Church.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Metamora Mennonite Church, from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be on Saturday September 8, 2018, at 9 a.m. in Stewart Harmony Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at the Metamora Mennonite Church at 10 a.m. Pastor Eric Potter will officiate.
Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mennonite Central Committee or the Metamora Mennonite Church Weekend Snack Pac program.
Online tributes and condolences may be made at knappjohnsonharris.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star from Sept. 5 to Sept. 7, 2018
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