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William D. "Bill" Ader

January 26, 1967 — November 9, 2022

William D. "Bill" Ader, 55, of Chebanse passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at Ascension Saint Mary Kankakee in Kankakee, IL. He was born on January 26, 1967 in Kankakee, the son of William J. and Sherry (Bailey) Ader. He married Brenda Palmer in Watseka on August 2, 2004.

Surviving are his wife, Brenda Ader of Momence; three children, Wade Ader of Ohio, William C. "Chase" Ader of Chebanse, and Geordyn Casey Ader of Richmond, VA; his father, William J. Ader of Chebanse; six grandchildren, Rebecca, Samantha, Jameson, Niko, Johnathon, and Wesley; one brother, Jason Ader of Bradley; and one sister, Shaylene (Lori) Ader-Steinhauser of Bourbonnais.

He was preceded in passing by his mother.

Bill was a 1985 graduate of Clifton Central High School where he played football and was on the wrestling team. He was a John Deere enthusiast, enjoyed staying busy and working outside on the farm, and was an avid animal lover. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm on Friday, November 18, 2022 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center.

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Friday, November 18, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Knapp Funeral Home - Clifton

415 N Main St, Clifton, IL 60927

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