David L. Hageland, 70, of Elliott, passed away 11:06 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 3, 2017) with his wife and daughters by his side at Heritage Health, Gibson City.

He was born Aug. 16, 1947, in Elmhurst, to Lawrence and Hazel Wold Hageland.

After serving in the Navy, Dave married Roberta “Bobbi” Johnson on Dec. 16, 1972, in LaGrange. Soon after, they planted roots in Central Illinois. She survives in Elliott.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sheri (Mike) Chandler, Onarga, and Brenda (Matthew) Kramer, Wheaton; six grandchildren; a brother, Richard Hageland, Dallas, Texas; a sister, Susan (Terry) Cessna, Monee; and his stepmother, Annette Hageland, Elmhurst.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Dave will be remembered by his family and friends for his love for his family, enthusiasm for trains and music, and his sense of humor.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lamb Funeral Home, Gibson City, where a funeral officiated by Pastor Jim Harkins will be at 11 a.m. Friday with viewing one hour prior. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery, Gibson City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Heritage Health.

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