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John Hugh Flynn

September 27, 1940 — January 10, 2019

John Hugh Flynn, 78, of Seneca, IL and formerly of Sandwich, IL passed away January 10, 2019 at his daughters’ home. He was born on September 27, 1940 to John H. (Jack) and Goldie Ruth (Lee) Flynn in Sandwich, IL.

John graduated from Sandwich High School went on to serve his country with the US Navy. John had worked several jobs, some being working for the Illinois Dept of Correction, was a truck driver, worked as a foreman for Impact Die and later was sexton of Oak Ridge Cemetery in Sandwich.

John was a kind and gentle man he loved his family and had many friends. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

He is survived by his daughters; Tiffany (Scott) Mann and Jackie (Jason) Townsend, grandchildren; Travis L. Peden, Dylan J. Peden, Nathanial J. Warren, Rachel Townsend and Ashley Townsend and great granddaughter; Natalie Faye Smith-Peden, his special step children Yvonne Haas, Nina Jennings, Chuck Jennings and Denise Bradley, nieces and nephews; Kelly (Becky) Calvert, Tracey (Paulina) Calvert, Kyle Calvert, Kayce (Terry) Higgins and Malea (Dave) Stubitsch.  

He is preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Julie Faye Peden, sister; Patricia and brother in law Loren.

Memorial visitation will be held Thursday January 17, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. at the Beverage Family Funeral Home 104 Terry St. Sandwich IL. Memorials maybe directed to the family.


Arrangements entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 104 Terry Street, Sandwich, IL 60548. For more information, please call 815-786-6715 or

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Beverage Family Funeral Home

104 Terry St, Sandwich, IL 60548

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