9/2/1931 - 9/17/2017
TREMONT ~ Orville William Mann, 86, of Tremont, passed away at 6:37 a.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care in Pekin.
He was born September 2, 1931 in Elm Grove Township in Tazewell County to Irvin William and Luella Mae (Sheilds) Mann. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and Merle Mann and one sister, Mary Mann.
Surviving are one sister, L. Mae Garner of Easton; six nieces and three nephews, including two that he raised, Cheryl (Mike) McKinley of Pekin and John (Monica) Mann of Chillicothe.
Orville was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was a lifelong farmer in the Tremont area.
Orville enjoyed hunting, riding snowmobiles and attending auctions with his brother.
A private graveside service will be at Miars Cemetery in Tremont. Pastor Steve Weber will officiate. A gathering celebrating Orville's life will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Tremont Community Center.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be given to Miars Cemetery Fund, c/o Keith Kellar, 12310 Mennonite Church Rd., Tremont, IL 61568 or Tremont Rescue 702, 300 S. Sampson, Tremont, Il 61568.
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com