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John D. Maroon, 53, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Altamont, died, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gieseking Funeral Home with visitation for one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at a later date at Smith Grove Cemetery, Greenville, IL. Memorials may be made to the Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. US Highway 40, Altamont, Illinois 62411, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, Effingham County Cultural Center and Museum, P.O. Box 324, Effingham, IL 62401, www.effinghamcountymuseum.org or the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 1002 North Martin Street, Effingham, IL 62401, www.fca.org. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfuneralhome.com.
John David Maroon was born on Thursday, Dec. 2, 1965, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Delbert and Ellie (McClain) Maroon. He was a 1982 graduate of Altamont Community High School, a graduate of Lake Land College, Mattoon, and attended Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.
He is survived by his parents, Delbert and Ellie Maroon of Altamont, and many cousins, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Published on April 3, 2017
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