Don L. Genschaw, 87, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, February 23, 2015 at 4:56 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born May 18, 1927 in Gary, IN. The Son of Vernon and Ona Marie (Powell) Genschaw. He married Arden Joyce Tetrault on April 15, 1950 in Kankakee, IL and she preceded him in death on December 13, 2009 and then he later married Patricia Dupuis on October 28, 2011 in Taylorville, IL. He retired from Commonwealth Edison. He was also a member of the VFW Post #4495, and he served in the United States Navy on the USS Grand Canyon in WWII.
He is survived by his Wife: Patricia of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Laurie (John) Elliott of The Woodlands, TX; Lesa (Steve) Wilcox of Simpsonville, KY; Lynn (Mike) Winn of Palm City, FL; Grandchildren: Brandon and Brent Elliott of Texas; Lindsey (Jason) Pierce of Kentucky, Leah Wilcox of Kentucky, Kent Wilcox of North Carolina and Tate Wilcox of Kentucky; Hunter and Connor Winn of Florida; Great-Granddaughter: Eliza Pierce of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his Parents, First Wife Arden and a Grandson Seth.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Memorials in Memory of Don Genschaw may be made to Seven County Kidney Fund 701 N. First St. Springfield, IL 62781-0001
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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