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John Mortimeyer

August 18, 1954 — July 14, 2022

Morton

John Mortimeyer

MORTON – John A. Mortimeyer, 67, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at his home.

He was born on August 18, 1954, in Peoria, Ill., to John A. and Jane (Gallo) Mortimeyer. He married Sarah Mann on July 10, 1982. 

Surviving are one son, John (Tori Loser) Mortimeyer II of Morton; three grandchildren, Mason, Myles and Ellie Mortimeyer; and sister, Lavina Marie (Preston) Morgan of Florida.

He was preceded in death by one son, Joseph Mortimeyer in 2016; and both parents.

John graduated from Western Illinois University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in history. He was an optician for over 30 years.

John enjoyed bowling and playing golf. He was an avid Chicago White Sox fan.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hirstein Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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

To view the online video tribute or to leave a condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of John Mortimeyer, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, July 22, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 22, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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