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Obituary: Weeks

Stanley Curtis Weeks, 96, of Fairbury, passed away at 5:22 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.

His funeral will be held at 10:00am, Friday, June 7, 2024, at the First United Methodist Church, Fairbury. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.

Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2024, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9-9:45 a.m. on Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to SELCAS, Fairview Haven Retirement Community or First United Methodist Church, Fairbury.

Stan was born October 23, 1927, in Avoca Township, the son of Curtis and Marjorie Love Weeks. He married Reva Carder on January 16, 1949, in Fairbury. She died on April 2, 2018. 

Surviving are his son, Stephen (Beth) Weeks of Fairbury; daughter-in-law, Pam Weeks of Fairbury; grandchildren, Tori (Chuck) Lemenager, Darren Weeks, Sarah (Jeff) Honza and Ryan Weeks; great-grandchildren, Curtis and Grace Lemenager, Benjamin and Alaina Honza, and Carder James and Sadie Weeks; and sister, Elizabeth (Jim) Wharton of Fairbury. 

He was preceded in death by his son, James Carder Weeks; grandson, Brent Stephens Weeks; sister, Barbara Weeks Traub, and his parents.

Stan graduated from Fairbury Township High School in 1946. He farmed his entire life in the Fairbury and Forrest area. He also was a radio dispatcher for 29 years for the Illinois State Police. He was a veteran and entered the United States Army on September 19, 1946 until his discharge on February 13, 1948. He enjoyed farming, music, playing his piano, and spending time with his family. 

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Fairbury and a Tarbolton Lodge 351, Fairbury.

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