Donald L. Roesemeier, 82, of Gilman passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Watseka Rehab and Healthcare Center. He was born on October 10, 1938 in Red Bud, the son of Otto and Elsa (Stellhorn) Roesemeier.
He married Janice Raymer on June 13, 1959 in Waterloo and she preceded him in death on March 25, 2000. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harry and Norbert; one son, Douglas Lee; and two nephews, Clifford Taylor and Todd Roesemeier.
Donald is survived by special friend, Darlene Loerch of Waterloo; one niece, Debbie Roesemeier Taylor of Gilman; two nephews, Randy Roesemeier and Jeremy (Jenny) McLaughlin; and one niece, Shannon (Kyal) Mueller.
Mr. Roesemeier was an avid bowler, having bowled a perfect 300 many times. He was a baseball fan in general but especially enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals. He also liked fishing, horseback riding, and an occasional beer.
Graveside services will be at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at St. Paul's Evangelical Burial Park in Waterloo, IL.
Arrangements are being handled by Knapp-Redenius Funeral Home in Gilman.
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