Keith E. Durre (70) of Effingham


Published on December 27 2012 9:36 am

Keith E. Durre, 70, of Effingham, passed away on Wednesday evening, December 26, 2012 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Christ Tabernacle Church in Herrick, IL. Bishop Thomas Suey and Rev. Michael Durre will be officiating. Burial will be in Iola Cemetery in Iola. Visitation is from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening at Hall Funeral Chapel in Effingham and from 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday morning at the church. Memorials may be made to Mid America Preparatory School, Herrick, IL. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Keith was born on August 1, 1942 the son of Kenneth and Nina (Byers) Durre in Effingham. He married Karen Sue Hardig on May 5, 1966 in Farina and she survives.

Keith was a retired Data-Purchasing Processor from Blaw-Knox in Mattoon. He was a member of Christ Tabernacle Church in Herrick.

Survivors include his wife; Karen, 4 children; Neil (Donna) Durre of Springfield, IL, Regina (Marshall) Hancock of Hendersonville, IL, Jason Durre of Iola, IL, and Kayla Durre of White House, TN. 7 grandchildren; Katherine Rose and Nathan Eugene Durre of Springfield, Brensley Sheridan, Braelyn Kinsley and Brogan Judson Hancock of Hendersonville, Tristan Scott and Grace Pauline Durre of Iola and 1 step-grandson; Brandon James Koester. brother; Rev. Michael (Phyllis) Durre of Iola.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents.