WILMINGTON-Jeffery Lynn Lardi Jr., 37, of Wilmington, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Born March 14, 1979 in Joliet, Jeffery Lynn was a son of Jeffery Lynn Sr. and Barbara Ann (Ragain) Lardi of Wilmington. He was raised in Wilmington, was a 1993 graduate of St. Rose School and a 1997 graduate of Wilmington High School. Jeff went through the Electrical Engineers Apprentice program, and was a former member of IBEW Local #176, Operating Engineers Local #150 and the Labors Local #75. He worked as an independent electrician.
Jeff was a diehard Chicago Blackhawks Fan, as well as a Green Bay Packers fan. He loved the outdoors and all creatures large and small. Jeff will be remembered for his love of spending time on Lardi Lake, where he played pond hockey, spent time with friends and family, and fished with his daughter.
Survivors include his parents, one daughter, Kayla Bomba Lardi of Wilmington; his fiancé, Kelly Sievert; brother, Anthony Lardi (fiancé - Alexa Krueger) of Shorewood; niece, Bella Lardi; maternal grandmother, Margaret "Peggy" Ragain of Coal City; paternal grandparents, James and Bernice Lardi of Wilmington; his future mother-in-law, Gale (Bob) Brady of Minnesota and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, as well as his beloved pets: Hazel, Chief, Ferby and Kaner.
Jeff was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gerald Ragain; father-in-law, Robert J. DePratt and the grandmother of his fiancé Kelly, Ima Jean Sayers.
Visitation and video tribute will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 between the hours of 3 and 8 p.m. at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Rd. in Wilmington. Services will follow Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Reverend Dr. Roy Backus will officiate, and interment will be in Wesley Cemetery in Wilmington.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Jeff's memory to his family for the benefit of his daughter, Kayla's future education.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Jeff's memorial page on social media by logging onto www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.