RANTOUL – Gerald M. Hultgren, 82, of Rantoul died Wednesday evening (May 2, 2012) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 East Grove, Rantoul. Fr. Steven Bird will officiate. His ashes will be buried immediately following the service in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rantoul.
Gerald was born April 18, 1930, in Bishop Hill, a son of Martin and Lillian Hultgren. He married Marilyn J. Haupert on Oct. 8, 1955. She preceded him in death on March 19, 2010.
He is survived by a son, Wesley (Laurel) Hultgren of Rantoul; two daughters, Angella (Robert) Johnson of Rantoul and Wanda Harris of Vacaville, Calif.; four granddaughters and four grandsons; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Jeri Lynn (Eric) Carson and Julie Ann (Eric) Augustus.
Gerald served in the U.S. Air Force and retired after 25 years of service.
Memorials may be made to the Carle Hospice.