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Jeffory L. Lancaster

October 11, 1951 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 70)


Jeffory L. Lancaster, 70, of Minier, passed away peacefully at his home in Minier Thursday, April 14, 2022 with his family by his side. 

He was born October 11, 1951 in Bloomington to Bud and Mary Lancaster.  He married Sandy Speers. 

Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Sandy Lancaster; one daughter, Jenny (Bob) Dingledine; one son, Jeremy Lancaster; one brother, Greg (Jan) Lancaster; proud Papa to Cydnee, Skylar, Gavin, Isaiah, Jaymi, Maci, Jameson, and Korey. 

Jeff served in the United States Army with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. 

He worked at Caterpillar Inc. and Veolia. 

He was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Minier, where he served on the Church Building Board  and Maintenance Committee during the church’s renovation. He served on the Minier Cemetery Board and was a proud member of the Minier American Legion. 

Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, sitting on his porch and spending time with his grandchildren.  One of his greatest accomplishments was his sobriety of 38 years. 

A memorial service will be at 4:00 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Minier.  Rev. Robert Sherman will officiate.  Visitation will be from 2 to 3:45 pm Tuesday at St. John’s United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.  Davis-Oswald Funeral Home in Tremont is handling the arrangements. 

Memorials may be made to his church or Cedar Lake Fellowship at 401 Empire St. in Bloomington. 


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