John Hadden

August 26, 1942 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

John Hadden Obituary

John Hadden, 81 of Davenport, Fl, formerly of Sadorus, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2023 at home.

Funeral services will be 10:00AM, Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Freese Funeral Home, Tolono with Rev. Gail Meyers officiating.  Burial will be at Craw Cemetery, Sadorus.  Visitation will be from 5:00 To 7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the funeral home.

Mr. Hadden was born August 26, 1942, in Urbana, a son to William and Helen Timbrook Hadden.  He married Wanda McConaha in 1968 at the Sadorus Methodist Church, she survives.  Also surviving are a daughter; Angela Marie (David) Barre of Monticello, three grandchildren; Kayla Kresin of Davenport, FL, Victoria (Remer) Letchworth of Lakeland, FL, and Danielle Barre of Monticello, five great-grandchildren; Taylor, Jessie, Oliver, and Owen Letchworth all of Lakeland, FL and Silas Miller of Davenport, FL, and brother; Lyle (Betty) Hadden of Blytheville, AR

He was preceded in death by parents.

John spent most of his life farming.  While farming he spent approximately 50 years on the Sadorus Volunteer Fire Department.  He also spent many years being on the Chain Gang for Unity High School Football.  He also served on the Craw Cemetery Board, Sadorus Township Board, Elevator Board, and he loved to garden whether it was vegetables or flowers.

He loved all his family dearly; he loved all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren so much.

Memorials may be made to Sadorus Volunteer Fire Dept. or Unity High School Athletic Dept.

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October 11, 2023

5:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Freese Funeral Home
407 N. Bourne Street
Tolono, IL 61880

Funeral Service
October 12, 2023

10:00 AM
Freese Funeral Home
407 N. Bourne Street
Tolono, IL 61880


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