George W. Iler

Born: Sun., Jan. 15, 1928
Died: Mon., Feb. 9, 2015


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   George Warren Iler, 87, of Quincy, died at 12:45 p.m. Monday (February 9, 2015) in the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy.

   Born January 15, 1928 in Milton, Illinois, George was the son of Evert and Fay Clary Iler. He married Lottie Lou Seeman on October 9, 1948, in Kampsville, Illinois.  She preceded him in death on February 14, 1985.

   Mr. Iler served his country in the United States Navy during WW II aboard the USS Mattaponi.

   George was been a member of the American Postal Workers Union and the Quincy VFW Post No. 5129. He enjoyed fishing and running trout lines, tending to his garden, woodworking, cooking, dancing and playing the banjo with his mom, but his greatest joy was the time he spent with his family.

   George was previously employed as a meat cutter at Ellerbrake Grocery Store and at Prairie Farms in Quincy before starting his career with the U. S. Postal Service as a Postal Clerk in the Quincy Post Office. He retired in 1989 after 33 years of service.

   Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Ann Mock (Stephen) of Quincy; a son, Kelly W. Iler (Sarah) of Springfield, MO; seven grandchildren, Chris Mock (Kim Taylor), Shaun Mock (Jesse), Heather Altgilbers (Chad), Leotta Dawn Virgilio, Cherish Iler, Holley Iler and Noel Iler; twenty one great grandchildren, including, Desire' Turner, Kameron Mock, Cameron Holford, Colleen Mock, Caleb Altgilbers, Laney Altgilbers and Collin Altgilbers; and two great great grandchildren.

   Mr. Iler was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lottie; an infant daughter, Colleen Elaine Iler; a son, Michael W. Iler; and three great grandchildren, Kyle Hatgis, Mary Jatip and Destiny Curtis.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by the Rev. Donald Blickhan.  Burial with Military Honors by the Quincy American Legion Post No. 37 and U.S. Navy Funeral Honors Detail will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to Illinois Veteran's Home Activity Fund.

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Amy Elsenpeter
   Posted Wed February 11, 2015
Grandpa George was a great man. He will be missed by all.

Larry Mock
   Posted Wed February 11, 2015
Sedning my thoughts and prayers for the Iler family in this time of loss. I am especially thinking of all my Mock family who are a part of this family. May George be forever remembered by his care and love for his family.

Lizabeth (Bette) Bunte
   Posted Wed February 11, 2015
Thoughts with prayers for the family....I had the pleasure of riding the school bus with his children to attend Payson Seymour High....wonderful memories...Bette

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