In Memoriam : Emil Vandom

Emil Vandom Emil Vandom - age: 84
(October 24, 1933 to February 23, 2018 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, Illinois 62812

Emil “Bud” Vandom, age 84, of Benton; passed away at 3:56 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2018 at the SSM Healthcare Good Samaritan Hospital of Mt. Vernon.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Harol Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Emil Vandom was born on October 24, 1933 in Benton, IL, the son of Emil and Edith (Lampley) Vandom. He married the former Nancy Blair on September 22, 1959 and she survives.

Bud retired after working 37 years as a store room supervisor at the Franklin Hospital in Benton.

He and his wife Nancy are members of the West City Church of God.

Bud enjoyed to fish, work in his garden, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family, and his lap dog “Pooter”.

Bud is survived by, his loving wife of 58 years, Nancy Vandom of Benton; his children: Kim Hall and husband Dean of Benton, Veronica Smith and husband Chris of Benton, Buddy Vandom and wife Madeline of Benton, Emil Vandom, Jr. of Gillette, WY, and Ronald Vandom of Gillette, WY; grandchildren: Mike Dunham, Travis Redden, Trever Redden, Billy Vandom, Timothy Vandom, Stacey Sheets, Vanessa Vandom, Brittney Vandom, Courtney Vandom, Ronald Vandom, Rodney Vandom, and Charlie Vandom, Shannon and Joshua Vandon, Kirby Baxhtold, Brandon Bachtold; great-grandchildren: Kaylee McInturff, Dillon McInturff, Kylie Dunham, Fisher and Sawyer Vandom, Lincoln Sheets, Shaun Redden, Liam Redden, Colin Redden and Clare Redden, Kyleigh McKim, Austin Boyd, Teya, Evan and Dravyn Vandom, Raylee, Zoe, Payton, Dabrion and Stacia Bachtold; a sister Doris Newbury of Crete, IL; six nephews and a niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister Mary Rusher.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Emil “Bud” Vandom to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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