John Wayne Harber age 77, of Algonquin, passed away on Saturday morning, February 9, 2019 at JourneyCare in Barrington with his loving family at his side.
John was born on September 27, 1941 in Dyersburg, Tennessee to Johnie and Kattie (Kay) Harber.
John was a proud United States Army Veteran and is a family member of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231. He was was retired from Motorola Solutions, Inc. as a coordinator with 31 years of service.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Joan M. (Turskey) Harber; his children John (Dede) Jensen and Teresa (Mark) Kerns; his grandchildren, Amber Jensen and Cody Alm; his great-granddaughter, Layla; his sister, Bonnie Casey; also nieces, Donna (Tommy) Williams and Starr (Matt) Woodside-Chestosky and a nephew, David Woodside; great-nieces, Amber Williams and a great-nephew, Zane and great-niece, Brea.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, June Woodside and a niece, Cheryl Woodside.
At John's request he will be cremated. A Life Celebration Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with a Military Funeral Honors Service at 4:00 PM that afternoon at Willow Funeral Home & Cremation Care 1415 W. Algonquin Rd. (one mile east of Randall Rd.) Algonquin/Lake in the Hills.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his loving memory to The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.
online condolences may be directed to the family at willowfh.com or for more information please call (847) 458-1700