Rex H. Kallembach, Sr. 83 of Monticello, IL passed away 11:22 PM September 1, 2016 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL.
Services will be 12 Noon Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, IL with Pastor Randy Hinshaw officiating. Burial will follow at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 12 Noon Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to American Heart Association.
Rex was born May 1, 1933 in DeLand, IL the son of Louis E. and Monzella Stella (Vaughn) Kallembach, Sr. He married Barbara Ann Taylor January 11, 1958 in DeLand, IL. She passed away November 30, 1990. He later married Juanita Rex June 30 1995 in Clinton, IL.
Survivors include his wife: Juanita Kallembach, Monticello, IL, children: Valerie Kay Pontious, Mahomet, IL, Rex Henry (Bonnie) Kallemback, Jr., Champaign, IL, Sandra Lynne (Kevin) Huddleston, Bement, IL, William Robert Kallembach, Monticello, IL; step-children: Doug (Patty) Rex, Monticello, IL, Janice (Steve) Pruitt, Bement, IL; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and sister: Barbara (Rob Roy) Twist, Clinton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson: Richard Pontious; 7 brothers and 3 sisters.
Rex worked for General Cable for 35 years. He enjoyed gardening, mowing the yard, helping people and especially his grandchildren.