Thomas Francis Anglum

February 16, 1926 ~ November 16, 2019 (age 93)


Thomas Francis Anglum, 93, of Danville, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 at OSF Sacred Heart Hospital in Danville.  Visitation will be from 4-6pm Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Kruger-Coan-Pape Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams Street in Danville.  Prayer Service will be at 10:30am Thursday, November 21st at Holy Family Catholic Church, 444 East Main Street, Danville.  Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Tom was born February 16, 1926 in Danville to James and Wilma (Pope) Anglum.  He worked as a Pressman for all his life, starting at Eureka Printing Company, and later retiring from Faulstich Printing Company.  He was an avid baseball fan, enjoyed watching Schlarman High School baseball and rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals, and also the Fighting Illini fan.  He was an expert handyman, and mentor.  He loved gardening and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   

Tom married Delores Mae Freese on June 25, 1949.  She preceded him in death in 2005.  Survivors include his children:  Michael Anglum, Deborah Hart, Patrick (Sherry) Anglum of Ventura, CA, Susan Anglum, Joseph Anglum, Timothy Anglum of Minneapolis, MN; 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; brother Werner “Slim” Anglum; Sister Rose Marie Anglum.  He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse Delores, sister Mary and brother James.

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November 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Kruger-Coan-Pape Funeral Home
10 E. Williams Street
Danville, IL 61832

Prayer Service
November 21, 2019

10:30 AM
Holy Family Church
444 E. Main Street
Danville, IL 61832

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