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Denny Joe Macke


Denny Joe Macke, 75 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:09 p.m. at Decatur Memorial

Hospital in Decatur, Ill. He was born on April 29, 1946 in Marshall, Ill., the son
of Herschel and Irene (Newman) Macke. He married Karen Mae Morgan on March 25, 1965 in Marshall, Ill. Denny was a Veteran of United States Navy during Vietnam aboard the USS Ticonderoga aircraft carrier. After his discharge he was a member of the Air National Guard and the Seabees. He was also the Street and Sewer Superintendent for the City of Taylorville. Denny was a member of Way of Life Church, VFW Post #4495 and the NRA.

He is survived by his Wife: Karen Macke of Taylorville, Ill.; Daughter: Annette (Dave) Booth of Springfield, Ill; son: Terry (Laura) Macke of Taylorville, Ill; grandchildren: T.J. (Holly), Benjamin (Lyndi), Sierra (Corey) and Jonah (Kayla); great-grand- children: Ellenor and Sawyer; brother: Gary (Rose) Macke of Marshall, Ill; nieces: Lori Delcambre, Sandy Daughtery and Several Cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daughter: Kathy Macke-Hayes and Brother: Carrol Macke.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 from 4:00- 7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Stan Pratt officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with military grave- side honors.

Memorials may be made to the VFW Post #4495 Honor Guard 515 N. West Ave. Taylorville, Ill., 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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