Garland "Gene" Dransfeldt

MAZON— Garland “Gene” Dransfeldt, 80, of Mazon, died unexpectedly at home on Oct. 14, 2019. Born March 26, 1939 in Morris, Garland Gene was a son of Garland H. and Marie A. (Lawler) Dransfeldt. Gene lived his entire life in the Verona and Mazon area working on the family farm. In addition he worked at Illinois Valley Industries in Morris, from where he retired after 38 years. Gene loved visiting with family and friends, riding his bike, watching old movies and listening to music. Survivors include his brothers: Robert (Cheri-belle) Dransfeldt, of Braidwood, and Dan (Sandi) Dransfeldt, of Morris; a sister, Sheila (Ben) Conger, of Gardner; as well as several nieces and nephews. Gene was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Richard (Gisela) Dransfeldt, and his beloved dog, Anna. Private family graveside services will be held in Goodfarm Cemetery, where Gene will be laid to rest with his parents. Preferred memorials in Gene’s memory may be made to Illinois Valley Industries, 1033 Third Avenue, Morris, IL 60450 Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photos, or share Gene’s memorial page on social media by logging onto Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd.