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Jay E. Bieber

October 29, 1965 May 2, 2019
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Jay E. Bieber, 53, of Oregon, IL died at 1:38 p.m., Thursday, May 2, 2019 in The Serenity Home in Oregon, IL after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born October 29, 1965 in Pierre, South Dakota, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond and Joyce (Martschinske) Bieber. He lived 13 years in Oregon, IL coming here from Freeport, IL. Jay graduated from Durand High School, Class of 1983. Jay married Brenda L Pehl in Pecatonica, IL on January 7, 1984. He was employed as an electrician by Chrysler Corporation for 25 years. Jay served during peace time in the U.S. Air Force. He was very proud of his military service in the U.S. Air Force, where he worked as a mechanic on the F-16 Fighter Jets. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Pecatonica, IL. You would often find Jay at the land caring for his horses. On nice days, Jay enjoyed riding his Harley with his friends. Jay was the go-to guy for any repairs or projects. He was the guy to call. He had traditional values and enjoyed his traditional country music and old western movies.

His survivors include: wife Brenda Bieber; daughter Sarah (Joe) Krupke; son Jacob Bieber; grandchildren Addison and Landon “George” Krupke; mother Joyce Bieber; sisters Jeannie Bieber and, Vickie (John) Huwe; brother Dean (Tammy) Bieber and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

A Memorial Ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019 in St. John Lutheran Church, 1301 Jackson Street, Pecatonica, IL with Reverend Terry Theiss officiating. Cremation Rites to be Accorded. A memorial visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel, 101 Main St., Durand, IL from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 10.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Serenity Hospice and Home.

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Memorial Visitation




5:00 PM 5/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel

101 W. Main St.
Durand, IL 61024

McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel
101 W. Main St. Durand 61024 IL
United States

Memorial Ceremony




11:00 AM 5/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church

1301 Jackson Street
Pecatonica, IL 61063

St. John's Lutheran Church
1301 Jackson Street Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

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