John Henry Cernoch, 84 of Poplar Grove passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at OSF St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford, Illinois.
He was born on October 13, 1934 to the late Benjamin and Maude Cernoch in Cleburne, TX. John married Marjorie Polk on December 23, 1954 in Dallas, Texas. He served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years until his retirement and then worked at Anchor for an additional 19 years as a maintenance mechanic. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, watching westerns.
John is survived by his wife, Marjorie, his children; John Cernoch, and Carrie (Michael) Riviers, his grandchildren; Scott (Ona Koentopp) Cernoch, Alyssa (George) Abrahams, Katalin Wright, and Sara Cernoch, his great grandchildren; Audrina, Dylan, Terance, Lucy, Westley, Karlie, Phoenix, Henry, and Heaven.
He was preceded in death by parents, his brothers; Terry and Jim Cernoch, and his sisters; Ruth Withrow and Winona Walker.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Warren Funeral Home located at 1475 N. Cemetery Rd. Gurnee, IL. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Entombment will be at Warren Cemetery.
Warren Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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