Herbert 'Herb''s Story

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Herbert 'Herb" L. Shuey Jr., 74, of Westville, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his home.
He was born on April 5, 1943, the son of Herbert Sr. and Elaine (Bossoloni) Shuey.
He was united in marriage to Brenda Stewart on Dec. 6, 1975, in Danville, Ill. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Elaine Shuey; his son, Matthew (Kristin) Shuey of Westville; his brother, Bill Shuey; his sister, Jackie (Roger) Gruner; his granddaughter, Lillian Shuey. He was preceded in death by his father.
Herb graduated from the U of I in 1961. He worked as an engineer for the State of Illinois Department of Transportation and retired at 55. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and had served as past commander. Herb also was a member of the Elks Club 322.
He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A celebration of Herb's life will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be given in his name to Toys for Tots. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 18, 2017
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