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Todd Daniel Feldkamp, 48, of Effingham, IL, entered eternal life on the evening of November 18, 2017.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Effingham. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday all at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Online condolences may be shared at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.
Todd was born on December 2, 1968, in Effingham, IL, the son of Danny and Lee Anne (Freepartner) Feldkamp.
For most of his adult life Todd resided in the South suburbs of Chicago. He worked as a sanitation engineer for 15 years for Allied Waste Services. He and his family returned to the Effingham area in 2005. There, he and his wife, Annette, raised their two daughters, Alex and Sydney, as he solely supported the family. Through the years, Todd opened his arms and his home up to many, including, his niece, Carlie, and nephew, Josh, whom he considered his own. He grew close bonds with many especially his daughter Sydney's long term boyfriend, Austin. Todd and his granddaughters, Adrianna and Aubriella, had a very special bond with him as well. They spent a lot of time together playing Barbies and coloring. Todd was looked at by many as the "go to guy." He was always able to answer any question and give advice when needed. He was always there for homework help for his daughters all the way through college. His ears and heart were always open to anyone who needed someone. He enjoyed fishing with his family and long drives with his favorite music. He had a great passion for the NHRA and had built a racecar that he had driven down Route 66. Todd was a comical and sarcastic man who brought smiles to many faces.
Todd is a great loss to his family and friends. Although his death was sudden he leaves many great memories with all who loved him.
Todd leaves behind his wife of 25 years, Annette Feldkamp of Effingham; daughters, Alex and Sydney; granddaughters, Adrianna and Aubriella; niece, Carlie; nephew, Josh; parents, Danny and Lee Anne Feldkamp of Tarpon Springs, FL; sister, Tina (Jim) McCabe of St. Petersburg, FL; brother, Jamie Feldkamp of Oldsmar, FL; aunts, Paula Freepartner of Seneca and Darcy (Roger) Allsop of Cheyenne, WY; uncle, Chris Freepartner of Hickory Hills; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and beloved friends, Austin Thoele, Hassan Hovis, Robert Bone, and Scottie Bone.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lester and Margaret Freepartner and Emil and Carrie Feldkamp; and uncles, Roy and Ted Feldkamp.
Published on November 24, 2017
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