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Clinton Garbe

June 23, 1981 — August 18, 2015

Clinton Lee "Clint" Garbe, 34, of rural Washburn, formerly Mattoon passed away after a year long battle with brain cancer on August 18, 2015 at his home. Born in Mattoon on June 23, 1981 to Albert and Lori Hampton Garbe, he married Carissa Harlan on July 11, 2015 in North Pekin.

Clint was a member of Local Sheet Metal Workers #1 and was employed by Garber Heating and Air Conditioning in Morton. He was an Eagle Scout from Mattoon Troop #152 and a member of the First Christian Church in Mattoon.

Clint is survived by his wife Carissa, parents Al and Lori Garbe of Mattoon; sister Andrea Garbe of Falls Church, VA; mother in law Shirley Harlan (Ken Hicks) of Salem, MO; father in law Marc (Melody) Harlan of Chillicothe; and brother in law Seth Harlan of Oak Harbor, WA.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Victor& Esther Garbe and Fred & Pauline Hampton.

Visitation will be held Sunday August 23 from 4-6 pm at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon. Additional visitation will be held on Monday August 24 from 11 am-1 pm at Mitchell- Jerdan Funeral Home in Mattoon with funeral service at 1pm. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Memorials can be made to the Lincoln Trails BSA Campership. Online condolences can be left at


AUG 23. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540


AUG 24. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)

Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home
Mattoon, IL

Funeral Service

AUG 24. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home
Mattoon, IL

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