Carl Uhlman

September 22, 1931 — October 17, 2021

Carl Uhlman

TREMONT – Carl J. Uhlman, 90, of Tremont, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

He was born on September 22, 1931, to Carl and Emma (Fritz) Uhlman. He married Ruth Rediger in Morton, Ill., on January 22, 1956.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth Uhlman of Tremont; five children, David (Joan) Uhlman of Tremont, Robert (Teresa Uhlman of Tremont, Emmie (Bruce) Petersen of Springfield, Ill., Paul (Donna) Uhlman of Morton, and Nancy (Kip) Crandall of Oregon, Ill.; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three siblings, Wilma (Charles) Hess, William (Eleanor) Uhlman, and Alice (Jack) Moser.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Elsie Deppert; and brother-in-law, Carl Deppert.

Carl was a US Army veteran, having served from December of 1953 to November 1955, and was stationed in France. He was a lifelong farmer and was a member of the Tazewell County Farm Bureau. He also served on the Tazewell County FSA Board and the Tazewell Service Co. Board.

Carl was also a member of Community United Church of Christ in Morton where he had served as council president.

He enjoyed meeting with his Tremont Coffee Club.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Community United Church of Christ in Morton, with Rev. Jane Courtright officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021, and also from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service on Friday, both at the church.

Memorials may be made to Tremont High School FFA.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 21, 2021

4:00 - 7:00pm

Community United Church Of Christ

300 N. Main St., Morton, IL 61550

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Visitation

Friday, October 22, 2021

10:00 - 10:45am

Community United Church Of Christ

300 N. Main St., Morton, IL 61550

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Community United Church Of Christ

300 N. Main St., Morton, IL 61550

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