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PONTIAC — Thomas D. Oakes, 86, of Pontiac, died at 4:20 p.m. Monday (April 10, 2017) at Evenglow Lodge, Tjardes Health Center, Pontiac.

Service: noon Friday at First Baptist Church, Pontiac, with the Rev. James O. Wolfe III officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the church. Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Pontiac War Museum and First Baptist Church, Pontiac.

Survivors: his children, Daniel (Judy) Oakes, Timothy (Nancy) Oakes, Cynthia (Chris) Derrow and Cheryl (Allan) Schumann, all of Missouri; stepchildren, Marsha L. (Keith) Fuller, Dickinson, Texas, and Sue A. (Barry) Schell, Pontiac; sister, Nancy (Walt) Campbell, Galesburg; sister-in-law, Janet Oakes, Florida; son-in-law, Steve Walters, Pontiac; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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