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Welcome to the memorial page for

Michael D. DeBoard

March 21, 1957 ~ August 21, 2017 (age 60)

Michael D. DeBoard

Age 60 of Braidwood, formerly Wilmington, passed away Monday August 21, 2017 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

Born March 21, 1957 in Joliet, Michael David was a son of Andrew and Adele (nee Cattlett) DeBoard. He was raised and educated in Wilmington, and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1975. On February 22, 1985, Michael married Sandra Kay Nowman in Joliet. He was employed by Johnson & Johnson Personal Products in Wilmington for 15 years, and most recently with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. Michael was a member of the Braidwood Recreation Club, which he aspired to take the opportunity to partake in one of his favorite past times; fishing. He was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Bears, and was a member of the Wilmington High School CatBackers supporting his beloved Wilmington Wildcats. Michael enjoyed listening to classic rock and Christian music, in addition to watching documentaries. He was a true family man who cherished spending time with his kids and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife: Sandra DeBoard of Braidwood; four children: Caryn (Robert) Robilotta of Braidwood, Kori (Mike) Hansen of Wilmington, Ryan (Alicia) DeBoard of Braidwood, and David (Missy) DeBoard of Diamond; six grandchildren: Mackenzie Hubbard, Jayden DeBoard, Hope Stuart, Aubrie DeBoard, Gracie Stuart and Thomas Robilotta; two brothers and two sisters: Alice Futch of Arkansas, Wayne (Cindy) DeBoard of Mount Olive, Illinois, Virginia (George) Powers of Braidwood, and Jeff (Kathy) DeBoard of Wilmington; one sister-in-law: Charlene DeBoard of Cabury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Michael was preceded by his parents; one daughter: Carla DeBoard in 1998; one grandson: Elijah Hansen in 2015; and brothers and sisters: Naydene Collins, Etta Jowers, Billy DeBoard, Jim DeBoard, Joe DeBoard, Charles DeBoard, and Ronnie as well as Margaret DeBoard in infancy.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to the Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center 6 West Neuro Intensive Care Unit for their efforts and excellent care of Michael during his stay at the hospital.

Visitation and video tribute will be Sunday August 27, 2017 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, in Wilmington. Family and friends attending are encouraged to wear their favorite, Chicago Cubs, Bears or Wilmington Wildcat attire in light of Mike’s love of the sports.

Funeral services will follow in the funeral home Monday morning, August 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Ron Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Pallbearers will be: Ryan DeBoard, Rob Robilotta, Ty Bauer, Dave Sarrazin, Jed DeBoard and Mark Fielder. Jeff DeBoard will be an honorary pallbearer.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Michael’s memory to his family for their distribution.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book, upload photographs, or share Michael’s memorial page on social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com

Funeral Services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington 815-476-2181.


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
August 27, 2017

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Homes
700 East Kahler Road
Wilmington, IL 60481

Funeral Service
Monday
August 28, 2017

10:00 AM
Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Homes
700 East Kahler Road
Wilmington, IL 60481

Interment following funeral service
Monday
August 28, 2017

Oakwood Cemetery - Wilmington
700 Williams Street
Wilmington, IL 60481


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