Vernon H. Detmer (62) of Effingham


Published on December 19 2013 8:32 am

Vernon H. Detmer, 62, of Effingham, Illinois passed away early Thursday morning, December 19 at his home.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 22, at 2:00 at Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham with Pastor Larry M. Cline officiating.  Visitation is from 11am to service time Sunday.  Following the services, cremation rites will be accorded.  Donations may be made to the family for their funeral expenses.  Condolences may be left at 

He was born October 1, 1951 the son of Ludwig "Louie" and Eileen (Jansen) Detmer in Breese.  He was a truck driver for Midwest Trucking Company.  He married Darlene Heuerman on May 9, 2008 in Effingham.

Survivors include his wife Darlene Detmer of Effingham...children, Lisa Hufker and husband Nate of Fairview Heights and Matthew Detmer and wife Melissa of Breese...mother, Eileen Detmer of Effingham...step-children, Jordan, Heather, Shelby and Sydney Rich, all of Effingham...grandchildren, Addison and Alayna Hufker and Ian and Rylee Detmer...step-grandchildren, Salina Veach, Jaden and Ezeckiel Rich...brothers, Dennis Detmer and wife Dorothy of Breese, Mark Detmer and wife Jenny of Albers, Dale Detmer and wife Geri of Breese, Randy Detmer and wife Diana of Belleville, and Kevin Detmer and partner Eric Taylor of Cambridge, Massachusetts...and sisters, Jane Eilers and husband Donald of Highland, Julie Tebbe of Trenton, Joyce Gilomen and husband Carl of Trenton, and Kathleen Feldman and husband of Breese.

He was preceded in death by his father and several aunts and uncles.