John E. Earling

CUSTER PARK, Ill. — Mr. John E. Earling, 73, of Custer Park, Ill., passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill.

He was a former member of the Custer Park Volunteer Fire Department.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., Braidwood Chapel.

Cremation rites will be accorded following services.

Inurnment will be private.

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R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, Ill., is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 458-2336.