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Obituary for Vincent 'Speary' Oklesen
Vincent 'Speary' Oklesen, 90, of La Salle, IL, passed away at 12:00 AM, Tuesday, September 9th, at ST. MARGARET'S HOSPITAL Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 13th in St. Hyacinth Church Burial in St. Vincent's Cemetery Visitation will be on Saturday 9:30 - 11:00 AM in St. Hyacinth Church Born in LaSalle on October 27, 1923 to Anton and Anna (Klansek) Oklesen Worked for E.U.C. as a tool and dye machinist Former member of Resurrection Church, Holy Name Society, and Bingo committee Member of V.F.W. and Cedar Point Sportsman's Club He served in the U.S. Army in WW II. Survivors Brother John Oklesen, of LaSalle; Sister Dorothy Nagle, of LaSalle. Several Nieces and Nephews Preceded in death by Parents, 2 Sisters, and 6 Brothers Mendota Veterans will perform full military services In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to family for Masses. Burgess Funeral Home LaSalle in charge of arrangements Online condolences may be viewed and expressed at www.burgessfh.com