Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

October 10, 2013

Douglas James Koontz

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Douglas James Koontz

Lakewood

Douglas James Koontz, 59, of Lakewood, IL passed away at 3:08 PM Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in his home.

Doug was born Jan. 23, 1954 in Shelby County, IL the son of James and Nelda McDonald Koontz.

He married Leah Mays on August 30, 1986 in Shelby County, IL.

Doug graduated from Shelbyville High School in the Class of 1971.

He loved bowling, camping and vacations with his family.

Doug was employed for 25 years at Schaffer Co. in Pana, IL and later retired from Grain Systems Inc. in Assumption, IL.

He was a member of the Lakewood United Methodist Church and of the Teamsters Local of Decatur, IL. He was also a member and trustee of Pana, IL Eagles Club Aerie #4109.

Surviving are his wife Leah; mother Nelda Koontz of Lakewood, IL; daughter: Marie (Kevin Smith) Durbin of Fairmont City, IL; son Michael (Tina Gibson) Mays: of Ramsey, IL;

Grandchildren: James Durbin, Thomas Durbin, Lisa Durbin, Shawn Douglas Durbin, Joshua Lee Durbin, Deanna Durbin, Cybellia Durbin and Tabby Smith; step grandchildren: Dalton Quick, Marcy Quick, Cameron Gibson, Donavon Moore and Denver Jarrett; sister DiAnne (Darrell) Nohren of Lakewood.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Koontz.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Saturday Oct. 12, 2013 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Rev. Lynette DeAtley will officiate and Eagles funeral rites will be performed. Visitation will from 10:30 AM Saturday until service time. Family requests casual attire. Burial will be in Ohlman Cemetery at Ohlman, IL. Memorials may be made to the Eagles Club of Pana, IL.

On line condolences may be made at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Linda D. Nees

    Linda D. Nees, 59, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Taylorville, IL.

    April 17, 2014

  • Wanda King.jpg Wanda June King

    Wanda June (Schwenker) King, 76 of Forsyth, IL (formerly of Shelbyville, IL) was called to her eternal home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 9:06 PM at home in Forsyth, IL with her loving family by her side.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wanda J. King

    Wanda J. King ,76, of Forsyth, IL, passed away at 9:06 PM Tuesday April 15, 2014 in her home.

    April 16, 2014

  • Merritt Sanders.jpg Merret Sanders

    Merret B. Sanders, 90, of Catlin passed away on April 13, 2014 at Presence Covenant in Urbana.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bill L.Calvert.jpg William Lee “Bill” Calvert

    William Lee “Bill” Calvert, 53, of Tower Hill, IL, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances June Polley

    Frances June Polley, 81, of Decatur passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 15, 2014

  • Donna Bentlage.jpg Donna E. Bentlage

    Donna Eileen Bentlage, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Mooresville, IN, died at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • McDonald Pic (4).jpg Curtis Elwin McDonald

    Curtis Elwin McDonald, 88, of Tower Hill passed away at 12:48 a.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Shelbyville Manor.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances Polley

    Frances Polley, 81, of Decatur passed away at 1:50 p.m. Sunday (April 13, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    April 13, 2014

  • Jeremy L. Smith

    32 year old, Jeremy L. Smith of Tower Hill Illinois died Thursday, April, 10.

    April 13, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Poll

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
No
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate
Helium