Dan Wiegand;Eureka - Daniel R. Wiegand, 85, of Eureka, IL, passed away at;11:40 am on Friday July 26, 2013 at the Apostolic Christian Home of;Eureka;He was born on February 10, 1928 in Deer creek, IL to Daniel and;Lena Aberle Wiegand. He married Verla Getz on October 22;1950 in Roanoke, IL. She survives.;Also surviving are four sons, Ronald (Kary) Wiegand of;Eureka, Larry (Lori) Wiegand of Congerville, Richard (Sue) Wiegand;Eureka, Mike (Janice) Wiegand of Deer Creek, three daughters;Patricia (Jon) Knapp of Eureka, Cynthia (Randy) Schmidgall of;Goodfield, Carol (Kim) Craig of Congerville, three sisters;Elizabeth Blunier of Eureka, Margaret (Mel) Getz of Peoria;Charlene (Bob) Schumacher of Eureka: one brother, Elton (Loretta);Wiegand of Eureka, 27 grandchildren, and 52 great;grandchildren.;He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Lois;Wiegand and Norma Hangartner, three brothers, Willis, Robert, and;Kenneth Wiegand, two great grandchildren, and one daughter-in-law;Barb Wiegand.;An Army veteran, Dan proudly served his country during the;Korean War.;He was a lifelong farmer in the Deer Creek area. He;also sold Wick Buildings and continued to do so for 26 years until;he retired in 2008.;Dan had served as a fireman and fire chief for the Deer;Creek Rural Fire District for many years. He was a member of;the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church where he had served as a;church trustee, song leader, and Sunday school teacher.;A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great;grandfather, Dan was an inspiration to his family and;friends. The family would like to thank the staff at the;Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka and OSF Medical Center for their;loving compassion and care.;Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday July;29, 2013 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church. Church;ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held on Sunday;from 1-5 pm at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship;Hall and from 9-9:45 am on Monday morning at the church.;Burial will be in the church cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris;Funeral Home in Eureka is handling the arrangements.;Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic;Christian Home of Eureka or to Timber Ridge in Morton. Online;condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.