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Alex Gorr

Alex Gorr

Mr. Alex Gorr of Ashley, IL departed this life at his residence on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 11:15 A.M. surrounded by his family. He had attained the age 95 years, 5 months and 3 days.

Alex was born in Russia on November 22, 1924 the son of David and Julianna Gorr. He was united in marriage to Lovie Nivens in June of 1970 and she survives his passing.

Mr. Gorr worked as a tool and die maker at American Can Co. in Chicago, IL until the factory closed down. He enjoyed coin collecting and stamp collecting. He also was an avid reader and he loved watching Western movies.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Lovie Gorr of Ashley; a brother, Henry Gorr of Chicago; a sister, Eleanor Steinke and husband Frank of Elgin, IL; three granddaughters; five great grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Vance; a sister, Mollie Michaels; and two brothers, Larry Gorr and David Gorr Jr.

In accordance with the wishes of the family, cremation will be performed.

There will be no public services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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