Kim A. Dammermann, 68, of Gillespie, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 11:50 a.m. at OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 12 p.m. at the funeral home with Mark Noyes officiating. Burial will be held at Wares Grove Cemetery in rural Butler. Military rites will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Defense and American Legion Post #425. CDC guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing.
Mr. Dammermann was born March 17, 1953, in Hillsboro, to Raymond and Maryellen (Homann) Dammermann. He married Janna Ishmael on Sept. 24, 1988, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro, and she survives.
He graduated from Nokomis High School and attended Kaskaskia College in Centralia. He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam with a rank of SGT. He was discharged in 1978.
During his career, Mr. Dammermann was a self-employed electrician and owned Quality Electrical Services in Gillespie.
He was a member of the Bass Club in Gillespie and Trinity Lutheran church in Nokomis. He loved to garden, be outdoors, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, rafting and camping. Throughout his lifetime, he lived in Nokomis, Texas, Georgia and Gillespie.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Dammermann is survived by his daughter, Jala (husband Paul) Damery of St. Joseph, MO; four grandchildren, Noah, Joshua, Asher and Hannah Damery; and sisters, Bonnie (Bill) Landsea of Miami, FL, and Loleta Morgan of Pekin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Mervin R. Dammermann and Gary Dammermann.
Memorials may be directed to Paws Care of Montgomery County or Adopt-A-Pet in Benld.
Online condolences to the family may be left at www.basspattondeanfh.com.