MAHOMET - Frank T. Kamerer, 89, of Mahomet, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, (February 25, 2021).
The funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Mahomet, with Father Joseph Hogan officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. The Mass will be livestreamed through the church's website. Graveside services will be held at Shiloh Cemetery, Mahomet, IL. Masks and social distancing will be required.
Frank was born on January 21, 1932, the son of Martin Thomas and Helen (Gordon) Kamerer. He married Beverly M. Wilson on September 7, 1957. She preceded him in death on 1/1/2021. He is survived by a daughter Pamela (Tony) Irvin, son Matthew (Rebecca) Kamerer, grandchildren Olivia and Fynn. A step granddaughter Victoria (Spencer) Eades, and three step great grandchildren. A brother Jack Kamerer, Champaign, IL. He was preceded in death by his sister Joan Dacy and a daughter, Vicki Kamerer.
Frank graduated from Champaign High School in 1949. He moved to Mahomet and began farming. He served in the US Army from May 1954 to February 1956 and then returned to farming till his health slowed him down in 2019. During his farming days he had the opportunity to employ many young men and women to help him on the farm. You all know who you are, and we appreciate all the stories you have shared.
Additionally, he served on the Mahomet - Seymour Unit #3 school board from 1975 to 1993 and as President from 1983 to 1993. He was appointed Trustee of the Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in 1981 which he served till his death. In 1994, he was a member of the Committee to oversee a feasibility study that later became St Thomas More Catholic High School.
Frank will always be remembered for his honest and distinct personality.
The family would like to thank At Home with Clark-Lindsey and OSF Hospice for the special care he received.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 501 W. State St., Mahomet, IL 61853, or Future Farmers of America, 6060 FFA Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46268 (https://www.ffa.org).
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Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
501 W. State Street, Mahomet IL 61853
Future Farmers of America
6060 FFA Drive, Indianapolis IN 46268-0960