Born: December 02, 1938
Died: May 26, 2014
Lanny Lovekamp, 75, of Chatham died Monday, May 26, 2014 at Sunrise Nursing Home in Virden. He was born December 2, 1938, to Orville and Lucille (Werries) Lovekamp. He was married to Donna Reynolds for 53 years. He was preceded in death by his father.
Lanny was in the floor covering business for 35 years, owning stores in Jacksonville, Springfield, Fort Collins, Colorado and Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Chatham. His hobbies were classic cars and traveling.
Lanny is survived by his wife, Donna, mother, Lucille Lovekamp of Jacksonville, one brother, Phillip (Elizabeth) Lovekamp of Athens, one sister, Rosemary (Gary) Vortman of Jacksonville and eleven nieces and nephews.
His family will greet friends from 9-11am, Friday, May 30, 2014, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1225 N. Main St. Chatham, IL followed by a service at 11am with Pastor Clarence Rogers officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Carrollton, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Chatham.