|William J. VanHoorebeck|
|December 12, 1927 - July 29, 2012|
|Taylor Ridge, Illinois|
|Visitation: 5 pm - 7 pm, Thursday, August 02, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, IL|
|Funeral Service: 10 am, Friday, August 03, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan, IL|
|Interment: August 03, 2012 at National Cemetery |
|William J. VanHoorebeck, 84, of Taylor Ridge, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island. Services for Mr. VanHoorebeck will be 10 am, Friday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201-E. 4th Avenue, Milan. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 pm – 7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be conducted by the Milan American Legion Post No. 569 and the Rock Island VFW Post 1303. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans of the Quad Cities. Bill was born on December 12, 1927 in Rock Island, a son of Joseph and Emily (Selhost) VanHoorebeck. He married Darline Boom on December 27, 1952; she preceded him in death on February 13, 1970. Bill later married Leonora McMillin on June 4, 1977. Mr. VanHoorebeck worked as a sub-station electrician for the Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Co. for over 43 years before retiring. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Milan and the Milan American Legion Post No. 569, and had served for many years on its honor guard detail. Bill was a past president of the Rock Island Conservation Club and former trustee of the Rock Island Elks Club and the Rock Island Moose Lodge. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife Leonora; children, Kirk (Carol) VanHoorebeck, Davenport, Greg (Virginia) VanHoorebeck, Milan, Marilyn (Pat) Ford, Moline and Kenneth (Sue) McMillin, Rockford; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Mr. VanHoorebeck was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Darline; daughter, Margaret Marie VanHoorebeck; and a brother, Henry VanHoorebeck. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com|
Our deepest sympathy goes out to the VanHoorebeck family for their loss. We will keep you in our prayers.
-- The Powers Family (Chip, Teri & Jake)
Oh my dear Lenora, I am so very saddened
to learn about Bill. Please accept my most sincere condolences. You and he were always such fine friends. May the Lord grant Bill eternal rest and may He
aid you in your sorrow.
-- Fred Stratman