John C. "Coach" Hamer

Death:Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Ogle Co, Illinois

BYRON - John C. "Coach" Hamer, 73, of Byron, died Wednesday December 9, 2009 in Neighbors Nursing Home, Byron. Born August 19, 1936 in McConnell, IL the son of Clark and Ruth (Kerrison) Hamer. Married to Joanne Lemke August 8, 1959 in Rockford. He was a US Army veteran serving 4 years in the South Pacific and a graduate of Rockford College. "Coach" Hamer taught and coached at Belvidere Junior High School for 25 years, retiring in 1994. He had currently lived in Byron since 1996, moving from Belvidere. Survived his wife, Joanne of Byron; daughters, Paula (Fred) Hamer Kastning of Byron and Denise (Simon) Hamer Perez of Downers Grove; grandchildren: Clark Aliprandini, Anna (Paul) Martin and Prisilla Patel; great grandchildren: Daniel, Jaydn and Nikyah; and sisters, Constance (Ron) Peterson of Loves Park and Dorothy Wagner of Bridgeport, CT. Predeceased by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Sunday December 13 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Byron preceded by visitation beginning at 12:00 noon. Pastor Len Salvig will officiate. Burial in Byron Cemetery.

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