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James R. Creviston

 
September 24, 1933 - July 20, 2018
 

James R. Creviston, 84, of Springfield died at 11:21 am, Friday, July 20, 2018 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born September 24, 1933 in Springfield to Page B. and Anna Rose (Smith) Creviston. He married Pat Schmitz on October 3, 1953.

He is survived by his wife, Pat; six daughters, Rita Bregenhorn of Springfield, Jean Schroeder of Spokane, WA, Paula (Ken) White of LaVernia, TX, Mary Brown of Auburn, Anita (Allan) Dean of Sweetwater and Pam Kufahl of Atlanta, GA; two sons, Jim (Rusty) Creviston of Mt. Sterling, IL and Mark (Terri) Creviston of Rochester; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and two on the way; two sisters, Sue Cousin and Dolores Creviston; three brothers, Dave Creviston and Steve and Jeff Rhodes and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Russell, Don, Hersh and Mel Creviston; sister, Joyce Breeding and granddaughter, Tara Bregenhorn.

He was a member of Church of the Little Flower. He retired from the United States Army Guard after 43 years of service. Before entering the service he worked at Sangamo Construction as a labor foreman.

James was a former Silver Stepper and square dancer. He volunteered at Senior Services of Central Illinois. He was a member of the Laborers Local, DAV, VFW, American Legion and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. A prayer service will be held at 4 pm.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Friday, July 27, 2018 at Church of the Little Flower with Reverend Allen Kemme officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Church or School or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, July 27, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Church of the Little Flower

Address:

800 Adlai Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Church or School or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, July 27, 2018

Time: 10:30 am

Church of the Little Flower

Address:

800 Adlai Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Church or School or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


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