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Douglas Dean Perzee, 44, of Donovan

Douglas Dean Perzee, 44, of Donovan, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014.

He was born September 9, 1969, in Watseka, the son of Leroy Everett and Norma (Sapp) Perzee.

On October 9, 1995, he married Elizabeth Anderson, in Danforth, IL at the Reformed Church.

Mr. Perzee was a plumber and pipefitter, and most recently a welder. He was a member of Chicago Pipefitters Local 597, a volunteer firefighter for the Concord Fire Department, and coached and umpired for Watseka Little League Baseball. He was a huge White Sox fan. He enjoyed golfing and fishing with family and friends.

Surviving Mr. Perzee is his wife, Elizabeth Perzee of Donovan, IL; two sons, Landon Perzee and Brett Perzee of Donovan, IL; three brothers and sister-in-laws, Randy and Kelly Perzee of Lafayette, IN, George and Paula Perzee of Watseka, IL, and Charles “Chuck” and Darlene Perzee of Donovan, IL; one step-brother, David Sisco of Fairbury, IL; two step-sisters and brother-in-law, Cindy Rathbun of Tennessee, and Anne and Scott Haskell of Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Leroy Everett; grandparents, Ralph and Berneice Perzee.

Visitation for Mr. Perzee will be held from 4-8pm on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at St. Edmund’s Catholic Church in Watseka, at 11:00 am with Father Michael Powell officiating. There will be a one hour visitation prior to mass at the Baier Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Gaffield Cemetery in Iroquois, IL.

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