Effingham Daily News
---- — David R. Teets, 81, of Montrose, passed away at 2:37 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Jewett Community Church with Irvin Figgins officiating. Burial will be in Jewett Cemetery with full military rites by the Cumberland County Veterans Association. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Bishop Funeral Home, Greenup. Memorials may be made to Jewett Community Church. Online condolences may be left at www.blakefh.com.
David was born on Nov. 21, 1931, in Farmington, Mo., the son of Chester “Joe” and Nellie (Sides) Teets. David served his county in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. David retired from Howell Asphalt after 29 years of services and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local Union 841. David attended the Jewett Community Church in Jewett. He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting, fishing and his dogs and cats.
David is survived by brothers, Robert (June) Teets of Jewett, William Teets of Montrose, and John Teets of Edgewood; sisters, Marjorie Caroni of Wildwood, Patricia Klingler of Rhinelander, Wis., Clara (James) Albert of Lapeer, Mich., Alta (Hallett) Hess of Ladysmith, Wis., Jonell Bell of Effingham, and Ruby Rankin of Altamont; and several nieces and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters-in-law, Madonna Teets and Angela Teets.
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