AMBOY – John W. “Jack” Deery, age 68 of Amboy died Sunday Jan. 12, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born April 18, 1951, in Dodgeville, WI, the son of James and Mary Rose (McDermott) Deery. He was a supervisor at Motor Wheel in Mendota for 30 years and drove a truck for McLaughlin Farms. He loved hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. He enjoyed being a Shade Tree Mechanic.
Jack married Cynthia Warnock Feb. 2, 1971, in Ottawa, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeffrey Allen Deery; his guardian angel, Ruby Jensen, and special friend Ben Nelson.
Jack is survived by his wife, Cynthia; children, Brian (Brenda) Deery of Sublette, Chad (Linsey) Deery of Ohio, Eric (Kimberly) Deery of Dixon; three grandchildren, Maddilyn, Bryson, and Cole. He is also survived by his sister Patricia (Dan) Clowers of Clay City, IL, and his special furry friend Si.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Maytown, with the Rev. Randy Froenik officiating. Burial will follow at St. Michael/Sandy Hill Cemetery. Following the burial, a luncheon will be held at the Ellice Dinges Center in Sublette. Visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, and on Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.
Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.