Arthur W. CronkDecember 12, 1948 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 68)
Arthur W. Cronk, 68, of Streator passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at his residence in Streator.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator. His close friend Matt Carby will give the eulogy.
Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.
Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Streator. Full military rites will be accorded by members of the Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1492. Pallbearers will be, Lonnie, Joe, Chuck, John and Gary Reeland; and Nick Crawford.
Born December 12, 1948 in Streator he was the son of John and Irene (Reeland) Cronk.
He is survived by his sons, Arthur T. Cronk of Streator and David J. (Laura Foster) Cronk of Streator; daughter, Stephanie Cronk of Phoenix; a grandson, David Cronk Jr. and a great grandson, Parker James Cronk; his wife, Janet Porter of Streator; step-daughter, Mary (Dan) Husted of St. Louis, Missouri; step grandchildren, Bac’chus Weichmann and Dominique Weichmann both of St. Louis; sisters, Beth Wittrig of Nashville, Tennessee and Lisa Voytko of Streator; a step sister, Debra Lanton of Pensacola, Florida; a nephew, Alexander Voytko of Phoenix; and nieces, Shealee Voytko of Las Vegas and Miranda Klingerman of Streator.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
Born and raised in Streator he attended Streator schools and graduated from Streator High School in the class of 1966.
Art owned and operated Riverside Auto body for over 25 years. Before that he worked for Hill Chevrolet, Crampton’s Body Shop and Andy’s Body Shop. Early in his life he worked for Model Paris.
He was a member of the Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1492. He was also a life member of the Streator Moose Lodge.
Memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.solontelford.com