James Laverne Trader
James L. Trader, 59, of Springfield, died at 12:10 pm, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at his home. He was born July 30, 1955 in Springfield, to Dorothy Laskowski.
He is survived by two daughters, Michelle Trader of Lisle and Pam Trader of Springfield; two sons, James “Jim” Michael (Stephanie) Trader of Naperville and Matthew (Virginia) Trader of Irvine, CA; three grandchildren, Callie Basil, Isabella Trader and William Trader, with one on the way, Eliana Ray; one brother, Bob Laskowski of Springfield two sisters, Cherie (Pat) O’Neill of Springfield and Rose Trader of Petersburg; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother; adoptive father, George Pokora and one brother, David Meyer.
James was a resident of Springfield and worked for Harold O’Shea Builders.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, September 1, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home, with Vaughn Beeman Officiating. Private Burial will be held.
Memorial contributions may be given to his grandchildren in care of Michelle Trader at Chase Bank.