John V. ShowersNovember 17, 1916 ~ January 14, 2017 (age 100)
John V. Showers 100
Rockford, Passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in the Villa at P.A. Peterson. Born November 17, 1916 in Rockford to John and Katherine Shawer. Married Leona B. Baily in Rockford on July 30, 1966. John was formerly a tool maker for Anderson Brothers Manufacturing for 30 years retiring in 1982. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Member of Second Congregational-First Presbyterian Church; Star in the East Masonic Lodge #166; Valley of Freeport Scottish Rite Bodies; Tebala Shrine Center and the Tebala Klowns Unit.
Survivors include, daughter Barbara (Jay) Nelson of Kansas; sons Steven (Peg) Showers of Rockford and Jeffrey (Lucy) Showers of North Carolina; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; predeceased by his Parents, wives, Alice Showers and Leona Showers; sister, Kathryn Newton; granddaughter, Barakah Nelson.
Masonic Services will be at 12:45 p.m., Friday, January 20, 2017 followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Rebecca White-Newgren, pastor of Second Congregational – First Presbyterian Church, officiating at Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ltd. 6825 Weaver Road. Burial in Willwood Burial Park. Memorials may be given to the organization of donor’s choice.
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