Ryan Fager, Age 21, of Sherman, IL passed away on August 8, 2017. He was born on March 24, 1996 in Springfield, Illinois to Ron and Cathy (Catalano) Fager. He attended Williamsville High School and graduated in 2014.
He was active in the Illinois Air National Guard 183d Maintenance Squadron where he worked as an Aerospace Propulsion Specialist in the Centralized Repair Facility. Ryan Graduated from basic training at JBSA Lackland, Texas where he proudly led his Flight 553.
Ryan is survived by his grandfather Richard Fager, his grandmother Jeanie Catalano, His parents Cathy and Ron Fager, His big sisters Rachel (Josh) Bailey, Jessica Fager, his nephew Jackson Bailey, Along with numerous Aunts, Uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his Grandfather Vito Catalano.
Ryan spent most of his time sharing laughter and happiness with anyone who surrounded him. He also enjoyed traveling across the United States with his surrounding friends and girlfriend, Charlotte Lipp, also from Sherman. Ryan was an outdoorsman who enjoyed exploring, kayaking, camping, bow fishing, Frisbee golf, weight lifting and the company of his close friends and family.
Visitation: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Monday, August 14, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
Memorial contributions may be given to: https://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/donate.htm