Elmer M. Roy

November 11, 1924 ~ July 22, 2021 (age 96)


Elmer M. Roy, 96, of Bloomington and formerly Downers Grove passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Bloomington.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the St. Stephen’s Cemetery Chapel, Streator.

Visitation will be from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the St. Stephen’s Cemetery Chapel.

Burial will be in St. Stephen’s 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.

The Solon Telford Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Born November 11, 1924 in Streator he was the son of Michael and Mary (Pavlik) Roy. He married Beatrice Mudrock on June 10,1949. She preceded him in death on June 13, 2016.

He is survived by a daughter, Mary (William) Fitzgerald of Bloomington; grandchildren, William (Lindsay) Fitzgerald IV of Northbrook, Patrick (Lauren) Fitzgerald of Normal and Margaret Fitzgerald of Denver, Colorado. Elmer and his family were related to the Roy’s, Mudrock’s, Mehock’s and Gmelich’s in the Streator area.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his son, Roger Roy; sisters, Ann Roy, Mary Mehock and Louise Gmelich; and brothers, Michael, John, Albert and Andrew Roy.

Born and raised in Streator he attended local grade schools and graduated from Streator High School.

He served in the United States Army Air Corps during WW II. He served in the Philippines and Japan.

Elmer lived most of his life and raised his family in Downers Grove. He moved to Bloomington in 2016 along with his son to be close to his family.

He worked for over 30 years for AT&T as an Associate Engineer.

Elmer was an avid golfer through the years even taking trips to Scotland for golf.

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St. Stephen's Cemetery

Saturday July 31st, 2021

10:30am - 11:00am

1600 E Main St
Streator, IL 61364

Funeral Service

St. Stephen's Cemetery

Saturday July 31st, 2021


1600 E Main St
Streator, IL 61364

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