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Melissa Searing

Tom Cheshier

August 18, 1951 - June 17, 2019

Join us in celebrating the life of John (Tom) Cheshier by sharing stories, memories, messages, and photos. Scroll all the way to the bottom to read Tom's obituary. His Celebration of Life cookout is Sunday, August 18th on his birthday at the Coleta Village Hall on Pilgrim Rd. right next to the park....  see more

OBITUARY
Though Tom was stubborn and tough as a buffalo hide, he had the kindest heart and was never afraid to express his love. He was generous to a fault, with both money and time. In fact, we would say his generosity was perhaps one of his most defining characteristics throughout his life. Tom was born on August 18, 1951 in Sterling, the son of Jack R. and Barbara J. (Craig) Cheshier. He served in the Illinois Army National Guard. He married...  see more
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  • Corinna Eisenberg
    I am so saddened to hear of Toms passing. He and Marcia treated me like a 2nd daughter and helped me thru some tough times. Even though I had to interview at the Octopus 3 times before getting hired... Later finding out he thought I would be to prissy...  more
  • Letisha Long
    I'm not sure where to even begin...Tom gave me my very first job almost 20 years ago,I was definitely a spitfire for the old man,but throughout the years he helped me grow into the person I am today,he never gave up on me,always believed in me...He...  more
  • Cari Engelbarts
    I have known Tom and Marcia as well as Zach and Melissa for many years. I am so sorry for their loss. Tom was a good person and had a fun sense of humor. He was generous to those he loved (including the animals he loved) He will be missed.