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John Dick Bomgarden

August 31, 1925 November 4, 2017
John Dick Bomgarden
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Obituary for John Dick Bomgarden
Pecatonica – John Dick Bomgarden, 92, of Pecatonica, entered into heaven Saturday, November 4, 2017 in his home. Born August 31, 1925 in Winnebago the son of Harm and Mabel Roxy (Lee) Bomgarden. John married Lucille “Lucy” Hill on December 15, 1945 at the Old Stone Church in Rockton. John and Lucy raised their family in the Winnebago and Pecatonica area farming all of their lives. He also was a truck driver and member of the Teamsters Local 325 in Rockford. John loved gardening, tinkering in his workshop, fishing, traveling out west and to Florida, attending New Life Bible Church and his family.

John is lovingly survived by his children, Joan (David) Cunningham, Daniel (Kristine) Bomgarden, Janice (Allen) Butler, Lori (Clifford) McNamer; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold Bomgarden, Earl Bomgarden; sister, Ruth Lake; several nephews and nieces.

John is predeceased by the love of his life of 71 years, Lucy Bomgarden.

Funeral Information

Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago with Pastor Tim Spickler of New Life Bible Church near Winnebago officiating. Interment at Winnebago Cemetery near Winnebago. Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017, at the funeral home.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. Memorial gifts may be sent to The Bomgarden Family, 908 Jackson St., Pecatonica, IL 61063.
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