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Emil Joseph 'Joe' Sohn, Jr.

Emil Joseph 'Joe' Sohn, Jr.

Emil Joseph "Joe" Sohn, Jr. age 77, of Quincy, Illinois died Tuesday, October 26th at Blessing Hospital.

Joe was born August 21, 1944, in Quincy, the son of Emil J. Sr and Mary Matticks Sohn. He married Judith Sherman on August 7th, 1965 in Quincy. She survives.

Joe was a 1962 graduate of Quincy Senior High School. He was a member of the Illinois National Guard. Before retiring Joe worked as a salesman for Rouse Roofing. After retirement he and Judy decided to operate the White Horse Tavern. He especially enjoyed meeting the guys at the tavern every morning for coffee and their daily morning board meeting, of which he was Chairman of the Board.

Joe enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time with his grandsons, spending his winters in Florida, and watching the Green Bay Packers play football.

Joe was of the Catholic faith.

In addition to his wife, Judy, Joe is survived by his daughter, Christina Knight and her husband Todd of Quincy; his grandsons Connor Knight and Cole Knight; three brothers Ed (Barb) Sohn, Roger Sohn, and Steve (Donna) Sohn, all of Quincy; six sisters Doris (Martin) Karhoff, Mary Lou (Dave) Elsie, Alice Waelder, Jane (Robert) Brown, Marge (Steve) Hilgenbrink all of Quincy, and Kate (Kevin) Specht of Fort Worth, Texas. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives survive.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Thomas Sohn and Anthony Sohn.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Alice, Jane and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
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Amy Summers
Quincy, IL
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I am so very sorry for the passing of Joe. Joe and Judith used to come into Ted's Shirt Shack to order shirts. He was so nice and funny.
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Cheryl Luthin
Quincy, IL
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My condolences. He will be deeply missed.
From:
Ron & Esther Morrison
Mendon, IL
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Sending our condolences to the Sohn family. Very sorry for your loss.
From:
Debbi Brassfield
Quincy, IL
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So sorry to hear this prayers to Judy and family
From:
Heather Palmisano (Cole)
Keokuk, IA
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I am so sorry Mrs. Sohn. I'm praying for comfort for your family.
From:
Tom & Kitty Bueter
Quincy, IL
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We are sorry for your loss, Judy. He was a great guy! We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
From:
Joeleen Bender
Quincy, IL
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He will be greatly missed! Hell of a good guy. Im so proud to have had him as a friend! God Bless and prayers and love go out to the family
From:
Amy Arnold
Quincy, IL
Comments:
We are praying for your family ❤️
From:
MARK CLINGING
Quincy, IL
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SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, OUR HEARTS & PRAYING TO THE FAMILY 💔🙏😇😞👍
From:
LINDA K WILLING
Quincy, IL
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Doris and family, so sorry to hear about your brother. Sending prayers to you.
From:
Phillis Lenske
Elizabethton, TN
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So sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. My sincere sympathy for his family. May God grant you all peace during this difficult time.
From:
Vickie Nokes
Quincy, IL
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My deepest sympathy to family and friends