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Christopher Tromley Jr.

September 30, 1936 -
December 30, 2020

Christopher (Chris) Tromley Jr. passed away December the 30th 2020. He was born in …read more

Christopher (Chris) Tromley Jr. passed away December the 30th 2020. He was born in Vincennes Indiana 1936 the son of Christopher J. Tromley and Ann Hunter Tromley. He married his wife Linda of sixty years in Vincennes Indiana, she survives. Also surviving are his children. Christy (Scott) Pitol of Aurora, II, Scott (Rebecca) Tromley of Mahomet, II and Susan Tromley of Lisle, II. Grandsons Seth (Stephanie), Zachary and James Wilson. Two brothers Ray (Anita) and Joe Tromley, sisters Helen (Morris) Thomas and Carolyn (David) Schultz, sister-in-law’s Mary Ann Tromley and Jan Tromley and many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, bothers Paul, John, George and Jim Tromley, two sisters Margaret Klueh and Norma Hunkler. 

After graduating from Central Catholic high school Chris served in the United States Marine Corp. After completing his service, he started working in the food service industry. He retired from housing foods stores at the University of Illinois. 

Chris will best be remembered as having a big smile for everyone he met, and his wonderful singing voice. He was always grateful that he grew up in a large family and said, although our wealth was small, our companionship and love for each other was abundant. 

A special thanks to the nurses and staff at the Piatt county Nursing Home. The family owes all of them a debt of gratitude. 

Due to the COVID pandemic there will be no funeral service at this time, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the the Piatt County Nursing home: 1111 North State St. Monticello, IL 61856. 

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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