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Jason Gann

Jason Gann

Jason Edward Gann, 39, of Marissa, IL; born on December 15, 1979 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Sunday,December 16, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Gann was an ironworker.  He was made an honorary lifetime member of Ironworkers Local 392.  Jason enjoyed fishing, bow hunting, golfing, riding four-wheelers and motorcycles.  He especially loved to grill and drink Bud Light with his friends.  He was the best son and father anyone could ask for.

He is survived by his mother – Linda, nee Friederich, (Merlin Steele – Fiance) Gann of Marissa, IL.  His father – John (Martha Ann) Gann of Tilden, IL.  His son – Rhett Werner Gann.  His girlfriend – Holly Riddle of Peoria, IL.  One brother – Chris (Dana) Gann of Hecker, IL.  One sister – Trista (Jacob Emke – Fiance) Gann of Damiansville, IL.  Step-brothers – Landon Aubuchon; Shannon (Cristin) Schmidt.  Step-sister –Alison Aubuchon.  Niece – Lillan Gann.  Nephew – Lucas Gann.  Step-nieces – Tatum Schmidt; Sterling Schmidt.  Step-nephews – Landon Aubuchon; Raylan Aubuchon.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Memorials may be made to his son – Rhett Gann.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00pm with Revs. Jim and Debra Harkness officiating.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Gary & Lori Reinneck says:

    Linda and John,
    Christ our Lord please send to Linda and her family Peace, Healing, and Recovery while Jason will continue to look over them all from his Eternal Resting place with you in Heaven. Prayers for his son, Rhett to live in his fathers footsteps as we are all called to live in our Heavenly Fathers footsteps. Linda, please look to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of our Savior for strength and endurance during the many days and years ahead.
    Love you all much, God Bless

  2. James "Danny" Shearer says:

    Had a lot of good times with Jason growing up. I always admired how genuine his character was. He is truely missed.

  3. Lucinda & Jeff Kaesberg says:

    Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine what you are going through right now. You have our deepest sympathy and prayers.

  4. Rhonda Brunkhorst says:

    I am so sorry for your loss! I have you in my prayers.
    Rhonda Brunkhorst

  5. Jean Macke says:

    The Macke family would like to express our sincere sympathy on Jason’s passing. Praying for God’s comfort for all the family.

  6. Scott Starns says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this news. May The Lord Bless You and Keep You Jason.
    John & Linda, I am sorry for the loss of your son.

  7. Kelly Howell says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Julie(Amos) Wakefield says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Jason. We were friends since 2nd grade. I have so many memories and funny stories I will always cherish. He will be missed always.
    My prayers are with you in this difficult time.

  9. Jim Schuhardt says:

    My condolences on the loss of your son

  10. Charity says:

    Prayers sent to his family. Our condolences. Fly High Jason.R.I.P.

  11. DeAnn Ingersoll says:

    I am Rhett’s teacher and we are so full of sorrow over the loss of Rhett’s dad. He will forever live on in Rhett. Our condolences from the students and staff at Peoria Heights Grade School PreK.

  12. Amber says:

    You’re one of my best and oldest friends!! You’ve left me a lifetime of memories to cherish and tell about!! I’ll miss you my old friend and I’ll never forget you! Until we meet again 💚

  13. Scott A Creedon says:

    Losing a son is terrible. My condolences, and pray that God will comfort John and his family as they go through this.

  14. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Oh John, I am so very sorry about Jason’s passing. I have been praying for him since everything happened some years ago. I will now pray for you, Ann, and Linda. This has to be devastating. May he, through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace, and May God grant you His peace, as well. ❤️

  15. Erynn Kelly says:

    So sorry for your loss Linda and the rest of the Gann family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  16. Jim Simon says:

    Your mom and dad grew up with me and you grew up with our kids, like having another son. Luann and I always got a laugh from you every time you were around. We love you and will miss you always.

  17. Alison Aubuchon says:

    I am sorry for gann family

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