Everett John Hoehn, 92, of Fillmore, died on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 11:45 p.m. at Montgomery Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylor Springs.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 18, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis. Funeral Mass will follow, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Dan Willenborg officiating. Interment with graveside military honors will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Nokomis. Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family.
Mr. Hoehn was born March 9, 1930, in Nokomis, to Oscar and Margaret “Maggie” (Mindrup) Hoehn. He married Helen L. Cassidy on Nov. 2, 1957, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Nokomis, and she preceded him in death.
He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
During his career, Mr. Hoehn held many different jobs. He was a proud lifelong farmer of crops, hogs and cattle. He was also a union carpenter, worked at GSI in Assumption and served as a bus driver for Nokomis School District for 12 years, never missing a day of work. Additionally, he worked as a township supervisor for Fillmore, worked for Hedlunds Manufacturing Company in Nokomis, and was a well witcher. An entrepreneur, he owned his own roofing business and owned E&G Construction with his son-in-law Gerry, in Hillsboro.
He was a member of the American Legion in Nokomis, Knights of Columbus in Nokomis, the Montgomery County Farm Bureau and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ramsey.
Mr. Hoehn was a man of many talents. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Ann (Gerry) Spinner of Hillsboro and Linda Marie (Jason) Schreiber of Maryville; grandchildren, Matthew Spinner, Breanna Spinner, both of Hillsboro, and Kielee Schreiber of Maryville; great-grandchildren, Zoey Spinner, Layla Spinner and Haven Knight; brother, Donald (Elsie Voils) Hoehn of Witt; sister, Elizabeth “Tootsie” Hoehn of Arcola; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Hoehn was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lucille Barber; brother, Clarence “Ace” Hoehn; and sister-in-law, Darlene (Voils) Hoehn.
Memorials may be directed to the Montgomery County Cancer Association, 19 Circle Dr., Litchfield, IL 62056. Online condolences to the family may be left at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.