Calvin G. Twenhafel, 95, of Darmstadt, IL, born April 21, 1926, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, IL. Mr. Twenhafel was baptized and confirmed at Holy Ghost UCC Darmstadt, where he was a long-time member, and was later a member of Tilden Presbyterian Church, Tilden, IL. He was a retired farmer and registered Angus breeder, had a life-long love of music which began at an early age playing the guitar, a 4-H leader for 35 years and a Sunday school teacher for many years at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ. He was a former member of the American Angus Association, the IL Angus Association and the Southwestern IL Angus Association.
Mr. Twenhafel was preceded in death by his beloved wife Vernice M. (Heintz) Twenhafel, whom he married on April 26, 1947 at Holy Ghost United Church of Christ and passed away on January 12, 2011, his parents – Carl and Freida (Triefenbach) Twenhafel, and twin granddaughters – Emily and Alicia Harriman.
Surviving are his son – Calvin E. Twenhafel of Harlan, IA, two daughters – Deborah (Jerry) Locke of Alvin, TX and Cheryl (Rick) Harriman of Marissa, IL, four granddaughters – Stacy Twenhafel of Champaign, IL, Carrie (Justin) Maynard of Marissa, IL, Cassie (Todd) Wozniak of High Ridge, MO and Lauren (Matthew) Coulter of Sumter, SC, eight great-grandchildren – Calvin, Clayton and Jolee Maynard; Addison, Drew and Lucas Wozniak and Audrey and Avery Coulter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Darmstadt Memorial Cemetery or the Alzheimers Association.
Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2021 and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, December 20, 2011, at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, Ill.
Funeral: Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday December 20, 2011 at the Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL with Rev. Don Wagner officiating.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is on charge of arrangements.