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Carl Rott

March 27, 1930 — June 17, 2015

Carl W. Rott, 85, of Henry died at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, IL on June 17, 2015 at 8:30 PM.

Born on March 27, 1930 to the late Harold and Anna Diehl Rott, he married Josie Stoos in March of 1954. She died in September 1966. Carl then married Barbara Eggemeier on Sept. 6, 1968 and she passed in January of 1983. For over 30 years he has been married to Donna Earley. They were married on Oct 7, 1983 in Peoria.

Carl was an agriculture mechanic and farmer for over 40 years in the Henry area and served in the Army during Korea.

Carl is survived by: his wife Donna; children Carol Mathewson of Dixon; Bonnie (Fred) Lacks of Lacon; Jerry (Carol) Rott of Adamsville, OH; Thomas (Celeste) Rott of Bolingbrook; Hollie (Scott) Blakeley of Bradford; Steve (Rita) Earley of Marseilles; David (Cheryl Lefeber) Earley of Fondulac, WI; Donald (Andrea) Earley of Oberbillig Germany; Jodi (Bobby) Melton of Groveland; sisters Rita Lesson and Laura Rott both of Naperville; 26 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his son Daniel, 6 brothers, and 1 sister.

Services will be held on June 22 at 2 PM at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. A visitation will be held on Sunday from 3-5 PM and one hour prior to services at Lenz.

Memorials can be left to The Arbor Day Foundation. Online condolences can be left at


JUN 21. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

JUN 22. 2:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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