John Stainbrook

DEKALB—John Stainbrook, “John Boy,” 44, of DeKalb and formerly of Wilmington and Braidwood, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
Born July 4, 1973 in Joliet, John Michael was a son of Richard Stainbrook Sr. and Sandra (Wolff) Jenkins. He was raised and educated in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the class of 1992. After graduation, John worked as a Teamster for 10 years until later gaining employment with Local 150 Operating Engineers, where he worked for the following 12 years. He was a member of the Wilmington Moose Lodge, and loved to ride his Harley. John will be remembered for his big heart. He was a guy that loved everybody and everybody loved him.
Survivors include his parents, Sandra (Don) Jenkins and Richard (Brenda) Stainbrook Sr.; brother, Richard “Richie” Stainbrook Jr.; nephew, Adam Lee Stainbrook and close friends: Mark Ramsey, J.D. Warner, Rob Buza, Bobby Crawford and Judd Friddle, as well as many others.
John was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Ivan Wolff; uncle, Larry Stainbrook and dear friend, Dorothy Barth.
Visitation and video tribute will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Cremation rites will follow.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials may be made as gifts in John’s memory to his family for their distribution.
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Services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.