In Memoriam : Claude Sullivan

Claude Sullivan Claude Albert Sullivan - age: 97
(November 18, 1920 to April 08, 2018 )
Resident of Macedonia, Illinois

Visitation Information:
VISITATION:
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11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Macedonia United Methodist Church
12941 Macedonia Road
Macedonia, Illinois 62860


FUNERAL:
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1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Macedonia United Methodist Church
12941 Macedonia Road
Macedonia, Illinois 62860


BURIAL:
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Macedonia Cemetery
12941 Macedonia Road
Macedonia, Illinois 62860

Obituary:
Claude Albert Sullivan, age 97, of Macedonia; passed away at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Hamilton Memorial Hospital of McLeansboro.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in the Macedonia United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert “Bud” Sefried officiating. Burial, with Military Honors conducted by the Benton American Legion Post#280, V.F.W. Post#2671, and the Army National Guard of Marion, will be in the Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Claude was born on November 18, 1920 in Macedonia, Illinois, the son of Arthur G. Sullivan and Naomi Florence (Weatherford) Sullivan. He would marry the former Hazel McLarin, and she preceded him in death on January 10, 1993.

Mr. Sullivan proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, from July 23, 1942 through January 13, 1946, during World War II. He was an MP serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Campaign. He received a bronze star from a battle in New Guinea.

Claude’s working career was as a truck driver for Vice’s Feed Mill.

He is survived by a brother Everett Ray Sullivan of Macedonia; a nephew Gary Sullivan of Johnston City, IL; two great nephews: Alan Sullivan and wife Sarah of Thompsonville, Christopher Sullivan and wife Tina of Pittsburg, IL; a great-great-nephew Aaron Sullivan; three great-great-nieces: Autumn, Abigail and Amelia Sullivan; and his lady friend Nina Johnson of McLeansboro.

Mr. Sullivan was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother and sister-in-law: Floyd and Mae Sullivan; and a niece Elloise Sullivan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Macedonia Cemetery, and will be accepted at the church on Wednesday.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Claude, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com





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