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Harry James "Jim" Homann

January 17, 1950 December 22, 2019
Harry James "Jim" Homann
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Obituary for Harry James "Jim" Homann

Harry James Homann was born January 17, 1950 in the Mark Greer Hospital, Vandalia, Illinois He is one of three sons born into the Christian family of Harry Fredrick and Helen Marie Butcher-Homann. He was a graduate of the class of 1969 from Beecher City High School, and furthered his education at Lakeland College studying machinery, welding and other manual arts.

Jim was self-employed as both a grain and cattle farmer most his entire life beginning at the age of 14 on the family farm. During the off season for farming he worked for Best Homes in Effingham delivering pre-build homes. Even after suffering an acute accident on August 18, 1990, limiting his mobility, but not his desire to farm and live his life.

He was a member of the South Side Baptist Church in Effingham. Jim also was involved in tractor pulling and traveled the United States for pulling events. He was once featured on the cover of the magazine “Puller” and belonged to tractor pulling organizations. Jim loved to travel.


Jim is survived by his companion Janet Marie Hillhouse of 32 years.
2 Brothers: Harold “Sparky” Homann, and Dennis and wife Linda Homann, Nephew Tyler Fredrick and Niece Nicole Marie Homann all of Altamont, Illinois. As Jim referred to as his two stepsons: Michael (wife Onya) Hillhouse and their daughter Cora of Plant City, Florida and Todd (wife Jennifer) Hillhouse and their 3-children: Hayden, Henry and Sophia of Melbourne, Florida, and several Cousins in the family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, uncles and aunts.

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Visitation

Friday

27

Dec

4:00 PM 12/27/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home Altamont

114 West Washington Ave.
Altamont, IL 62411

Kull Funeral Home Altamont
114 West Washington Ave. Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

28

Dec

11:00 AM 12/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

102 1st Baptist Dr
Altamont, Illinois 62411

A visitation will also be held one hour prior to funeral service

First Baptist Church
102 1st Baptist Dr Altamont 62411 Illinois
United States
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