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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.

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