Leonard G. DeGan
SHERMAN - Leonard G. DeGan, 62, of Sherman, died at 2:15 a.m., Sunday, September 8, 2013, at his residence. He was born May 26, 1951, in Freeport, to Robert E. and Mary Ann Gravenstein DeGan. He married Romelia Garrido on June 28, 1979. His parents preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife Romelia; three daughters, Elsa (Michael) Elder of Denver, Gabriela (Matthew) Gallina of Springfield, and Monica (Glen) McCrory of Des Plaines; nine grandchildren; one brother, David L. DeGan of Davenport, Iowa; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Leonard has been a resident of Springfield for the past 15 years. He served in the United States Army. He was an over the road truck driver. He loved golf, was a huge listener of the WCIC radio station, and enjoyed spending time with his friends at the Double HH.
Gathering: 4–7 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Graveside Service: 11 a.m., Friday, September 13, 2013, at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Hammond officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail and the U.S. Army. Memorial contributions may be made to Animal Protective League.
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