Fred Raymond Mayer
Virden – Fred Raymond Mayer, 87, of Virden, IL passed away at 3:22 P.M. Thursday, May 19, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice, Springfield, IL.
Fred was born in Virden, IL on February 21, 1929 a son to Fred N. & Lelah (Huffmaster) Mayer. Fred married Margaret Alice (Philippi) Mayer on February 1, 1950 in Virden, IL.
Fred graduated from Virden High School, Class of 1947. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a Clerk and as Assistant Post Master at the Virden Post Office and retired in 1984. Fred was also a member of the Virden Masonic Lodge #161 A.F. & A.M. and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Virden, IL. Fred was a family man spending his time with his family.
Surviving Fred is his wife, Margaret Alice Mayer; daughters, Ellen (J.D.) Howell of Evansville, IN, Connie (Will) Mayer-DeRuve of Albany, NY; 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Preceding Fred in death are his parents and grand parents.
Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home, Virden, IL. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 also at the funeral home with the Rev. Mary Alice Cunningham officiating. Pallbearers: Greg Reichert, Michael DeRuve, J.D. Howell, Will DeRuve, Justin DeClue & Zach Freeman. Interment will be in the Virden Cemetery, Virden, IL. To leave a comment for the family, please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com