Kenneth C. Mohr, Sr. of Pinckneyville, Illinois | 1939 - 2019 | Obituary
February 04, 1939 - April 14, 2019
Kenneth Charles Mohr, Sr., age 80, of Pinckneyville, IL passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 4:45 a.m. in Pinckneyville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pinckneyville, IL.
Kenneth was born on February 4, 1939, in Pinckneyville, IL, a son of Walter A. and Leona (Reinhardt) Mohr. Kenneth served with the Peace Corps for two years in Brazil, South America, where he met Ivelize M. Condé. They were married in Brazil on April 4, 1964 and to this union five children were born. Kenneth worked as a lifelong farmer for Mohr Farms, Pinckneyville, IL. During his youth, Kenneth was active in 4H and the Future Farmers of America. He was a lifetime member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL where he served on the Board of Education, the Consistory Board, sang in the choir, and was involved in youth fellowship. Kenneth enjoyed taking yearly family vacations and attending state fairs and festivals, but most importantly loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ivelize Mohr of Pinckneyville, IL; two sons, Kenneth (Jeanne) Mohr, Jr. of Columbia, IL and Douglas (Andrea) Mohr of Honolulu, HI; three daughters, Bianca (Mike) Bottiaux of Herrin, IL, Jennifer (Rick) Yeager of Pinckneyville, IL and Jessica (Dustin) Hulting of Columbia, IL; two brothers, Walter Lee (Suzie) Mohr of Pinckneyville, IL and James (Dorothy) Mohr of Pinckneyville, IL; eleven grandchildren, Olivia, Audrey, Justin, Ben, Maggie, Henry, Emaline, Kaitlyn, Lewis, Bradey and Corina; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter A. and Leona Mohr; and his parents-in-law, José and Carly Condé.
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Cindy Bean officiating. Interment will be in Galum Presbyterian Cemetery, Pinckneyville, IL.
Visitation will be held at Pyatt Funeral Home, Pinckneyville, IL on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at St. Paul United Church of Christ on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, Pinckneyville, IL.