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LAKE OF EGYPT -- Ronald (Chet) Calhoun, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at his home with family and friends present.
Chet was born Sept. 2, 1937, in Bismarck to Lowell and Ethel (Howery) Calhoun. He married RoseMarie C. Davidson on Dec. 19, 1980, in Susanville, Calif. She survives at Lake of Egypt.
Other survivors include his daughter, Terry Lee Calhoun of Oakwood; four brothers; three sisters-in-law; two sisters; one brother-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother; and brother.
As per his wishes, his body will be cremated.
A celebration of Chet's life will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, in Helen's Banquet Facility, 3576 Illinois 37 South in Marion. Food and beverages will be served.
Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society . Envelopes will be available at the celebration of life service.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr Javier Muniz, his staff and Hospice of Southern Illinois for their special care of Chet.
For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Southern Illinoisan from December 31, 2010 to January 2, 2011