C.G. Tomm
1930 - 2018
BORN
1930
DIED
2018
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Davis-Oswald Funeral Home
121 West Third Street
Delavan, IL
C.G. Tomm
DELAVAN - Charles George "C.G." Tomm, 87, of Delavan passed away at 5:38 a.m. Tuesday July 10, 2018, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton, after a very long journey with Alzheimer's.
He was born on November 26, 1930, to George Edward and Jessie Kiezling Tomm. He married his high school sweetheart, Patricia A. Alexander, on February 3, 1951, and she survives.
Also surviving are his children, Sandy (Ron) Rowell of Morton, Cheryl (John) Kroeger of Effingham and Mike (Tracy) Tomm of Lewistown; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Nancy Creviston of Georgia.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Mark Tomm.
C.G. lived in Waynesville, IL, where his father owned an International Harvester dealership until his family moved to Delavan when he was six. In Delavan, he attended the one room Meeker grade school and then graduated from Delavan High School. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1952 and was member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity.
He served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army from January of 1953 until January of 1955, working at the Pentagon. He was qualified as an Expert Rifleman M-1 Garand. He then returned to Delavan and farmed the family farm for the next 55 years. Tomm Farm was recognized as a Centennial Farm in 1998.
He was a lifetime member of the Delavan Methodist Church, where his funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Delavan. Burial will be at Prairie Rest Cemetery, with military honors by the Delavan American Legion Post 382.
Memorials may be made to the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905.
To express condolences online, visit www.davisoswaldfh.com.


Published by Peoria Journal Star from Jul. 10 to Jul. 12, 2018.
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So sorry for your loss, I loved working with CG when he was at Skylines, he always reminded me of my own grandpa. Hugs and prayers to you all.
Tricia Stenger
July 12, 2018
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I have so many memories of time spent with you and your family. Please give my love to your mom .
Mary Lou Campus
July 11, 2018
You are all in my thoughts and prayers...if theres anything I can do, please let me know!
Lisa
Lisa Ortman
July 11, 2018
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