George H. Darm
1949 - 2021
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George H. Darm

Born: August 17, 1949; in Streator, IL

Died: January 19, 2021; in Streator, IL

George H. Darm, 71 of Streator passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care, Streator, after a courageous battle with lung disease.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 11:00 at Solon-Telford Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday. Pastor Anne Ferguson will officiate. Burial will be Allen Township Cemetery, Streator.

George was born on August 17, 1949 in Streator to the late Elmer and Wilma (Moats) Darm. He graduated from Dwight High School in 1967 and attended Illinois Valley Community College. Being drafted to the Army in 1970, he proudly served in the Vietnam War.

On March 10, 1978, he married Barbara J. Darrow of Streator. In March, they celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary. The couple resided in Streator.

George retired from J&L/LTV steel I Hennepin, IL. After 32 years of service. George was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post #1492. He loved to play euchre and watch the Chicago Bears and Cubs. In 2016, George realized one of his biggest dreams when the Chicago Cubs won the World Series.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Darm of Streator; sisters, Betty Jo (Robert) Voytko of Columbia, Tennessee and Janette (Jeff) Strabala of Streator; niece, Maggie (Shonk) Wright; nephews, Matthew (Kristen) Shonk, Jacob (Hannah) Strabala, Jeremy (Jamie) Strabala, Jared Strabala, Eric (Elizabeth) Thurry, Luke (Sabrina) Thurry, Michael (Mindy) Delheimer, Matthew (Tina) Darrow, Jacob (Alli) Delheimer, Ryan (Amber) Darrow; and several great nieces and nephews.

George was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Memorial may be directed to Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care.

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Published in My Web Times on Jan. 21, 2021.
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