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William H. Flageole Jr. of Herscher, formerly of Ashkum

William H. Flageole Jr., 90, of Herscher and formerly of Ashkum passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He was born on October 11, 1930 in Kankakee, the son of William and Veronica (Rohr) Flageole Sr. He was preceded in death by both of his parents; two sisters, Vivian Maher and Marion Harms.


Surviving are four nieces, Patricia (Steven) Schunke of Gilman, Pamala (Randy) Rabideau of Gilman, Susan (Robert) Mosier of Herscher, and Mary Ellen Maher of Chicago; two nephews, John (Jean) Harms of Ashkum and Edward (Debbie) Maher Jr. of Charleston, SC; and several great nieces and nephews.


Mr. Flageole was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in Ashkum. He worked at Commonwealth Edison and was a part-owner of Flageole’s Bar in Ashkum for many years. He was a member of Ashkum American Legion and enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and walking.


Funeral mass will be at 11:30 am on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Assumption BVM Catholic Church in Ashkum. Father Michael Powell will officiate. Burial will follow at Ashkum Catholic Cemetery in Ashkum with graveside military rites by Central VFW Post #2131.


Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 am on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.

Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice.


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