John L. Fixsal, 81, of Morrisonville, Ill., passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2019 at his residence.
John was born April 28, 1938 in Jeisyville, Ill., the son of Carl and Beatrice (Graham) Fixsal, Sr. He married Della May Skinner on October 5, 1955 at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville, and they enjoyed over 64 years of marriage.
John proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Berlin Crisis, and resigned to serve in the Army National Guard as well. He was a laborer for many years through the Decatur Local 159. John was a long-time member of St. Maurice Catholic Church, and enjoyed fishing, gardening, and carpentry.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Cathy Threnn; and brothers, Bob and Carl Fixsal.
John is survived by his wife, Della Fixsal of Morrisonville, Ill.; children, Debbie Mathes of Owaneco, Ill., Jim (wife, Karen) Fixsal of St. Louis, Mo., Mike Garwood of Hinesville, Ga., Diana (husband, Craig) Wade of Dawson, Ill., Darlene Myers of Morrisonville, Ill., Marcy Greenwell of Rochelle, Ill., and Cathy Graham of Rochelle, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; siblings: Floyd Fixsal of Taylorville, Ill., and Carole Plopper of Morrisonville, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
Private family burial will be held at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery.
The family has entrusted Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 304 Carlin St., Morrisonville, IL 62546 with ceremonies. Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.