Elmo C. Munster, 77, of LeRoy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at 2:28 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 11, 2018) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at LeRoy Christian Church, LeRoy. Jeff Mayfield and Joe Willis will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, LeRoy. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the LeRoy Christian Church or LeRoy Emergency Ambulance Service.
He was born Oct. 20, 1940, in Bloomington, to Harry P. and Arladene Gilmore Munster. He married Mary Lou Stocker on Sept. 16, 1962, in LeRoy.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Lou, LeRoy; his children, Rhonda (Bill) Green, LeClaire, Iowa; Rodney Munster and Denise (Rod) Noe, all of LeRoy; his grandchildren, Darcie Scott, Danny (Amanda) Scott, Craig (Ashley) Noe, Brent (Hanna) Noe, Dalton Noe, Kaleigh Munster and Jimilynn (Dalton) Anderson; four great-grandchildren, Colbie Scott, Konner Anderson, Hayden Scott and Harper Noe; his brothers, Ronald, Wayne and Richard (Patti) Munster, all of LeRoy; his sisters, Betty (David) Habben, Erie, and Barbara Munster, Lincoln; and a sister-in-law, Pam Munster, Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandparents and one brother, John Munster.
Elmo graduated from LeRoy High School in 1958.
He currently worked for State Farm for the past 17 years. Prior to that, he worked on the Rust/Perring/Swartz farms for 41 years.
Elmo enjoyed volunteering at LeRoy Emergency Ambulance Service as an ambulance driver for 30 years. He was a LeRoy 4-H Club leader and he enjoyed keeping stats for the LeRoy High School football team.
He was a member of the LeRoy Christian Church and served as a deacon and Sunday school secretary.
He enjoyed his family and anyone that he came in contact with. He loved watching his grandkids and great-grandson play sports, along with camping and traveling.
Anyone that knew him knows he always had a Dove chocolate to hand them.