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Clifford "Butch" Robert Vedder

October 13, 1945 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 73)

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Clifford R. “Butch” Vedder, 73, of Savanna, IL, passed away August 25, 2019.  Beloved husband of Patricia, nee Freund; loving father of Carolee (Larry) Harvey, Stephanie Vedder, Adrian (Robert) Schaid and Amy (Warren) Austin; cherished grandfather of Forrest (Katie, fiance’), Chaise, Autumn, Madelyn, Alaina and Charlie; devoted son of the late Clifford Vedder and Mariam and William Maves; dearest brother of Judy (Bruce) Scott and NormaLee (Sanford) Bergsten, Larry and the late Frank Vedder; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Butch proudly served his country as a US Marine during the Vietnam War.  He had an infectious laugh while telling stories of the past and possessed a deep love of nature and history.  Butch’s greatest passions were fishing and time spent with his family.

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, September 14th from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a celebration of life service at 3:00 p.m. at the Schaid Residence, 1919 Anthony Lane, McHenry (Village of Lakemoor).

Interment private at Abraham Lincoln Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Honor Flight, Inc., 175 South Tuttle Road, Springfield, OH 45505.

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Private Interment

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W. Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421

Memorial Gathering
September 14, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaid Residence
1919 Anthony Lane
McHenry, IL 60051

Celebration of Life
September 14, 2019

3:00 PM
Schaid Residence
1919 Anthony Lane
McHenry, IL 60051


Honor Flight, Inc.
175 South Tuttle Road, Springfield OH 45505
Tel: 1-937-521-2400

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