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John C. Van Horn

October 30, 1949 December 20, 2018
John C. Van Horn
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John Van Horn, age 69, a lifelong resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2018 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on October 30, 1949 in Chicago, IL to Andrew A. and Jane Van Horn.

John is survived by his loving children, Jessica (Nick) Morrie of Joliet and John B. Van Horn of Plainfield; his step-daughter, Carrie (Mike) Delrose and her children, Samantha and Angelina Delrose; his cherished grandson, Michael John Morrie; his sisters, Carole Applegate of Scottsburg, Oregon, Janice Reiner of North Carolina and Andrea (Paul) Clarkson of Plainfield and North Carolina; as well as his faithful dog “Doja” and his nieces, nephews, and many great friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Roberta “Bobbi” Van Horn.

John was a proud graduate of Plainfield High School. Throughout his life he was blessed with employment at many great places, including Dog-N-Suds, G Lumber and Bays Investments. His lifelong career as a part-time farmer gave him the greatest joy. John was honored to be the seventh generation Van Horn to live and work the land they all called home. He will be deeply missed by his children, his grandson, and all who knew and loved him.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to the staff of Joliet Area Community Hospice for the loving care given to John in his final days.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 23, 2:00 until 6:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. A private family inurnment will be at the Plainfield Township Cemetery.

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2:00 PM 12/23/2018 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 12/23/2018 6:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

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