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Douglas L. Chalkey

Douglas “Doug” L. Chalkey, 65 of Streator passed away Tuesday morning (November 28th) at his home.

A visitation will be held Friday from 4 – 7 PM & Saturday from 10 – 11 AM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 11:30 AM at the St. Michael the Archangel Church.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Serving as pallbearers will be, brothers Dennis, Tom and Tim Chalkey, nephews, Michael, Alex, Aaron and Tom Chalkey Jr. and friend Kevin Huey.

Doug was born on February 26, 1952 at the Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul to William J. and Ruth (Clements) Chalkey.

He is survived by a daughter Crystal Chalkey of Pontiac, twin sister Deanna “Dee” Chalkey of Streator, brothers Dennis Chalkey of Streator, Tim (LouAnn) Chalkey of Streator, Tom (Sue) Chalkey of Sugar Grove and sister Rhonda Phillis of Streator and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by both his parents.

Doug attended Streator Grade Schools and graduated from Streator High School in 1970.  He was formerly employed at LSC Communication (formerly R.R. Donnelly) in Dwight.  Doug enjoyed fishing, going to Chix’s Restaurant for coffee, having a good fuzzy navel or a screwdriver drink, listening to classic rock, going to the river boat in Peoria and doing Bingo scratch off tickets and spending time with his daughter.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Memorials may be made in his name to the American Lung Association.

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We have fond memories of working with Doug. at RRD. He will trully be missed. R I P love. John n Margo Scott

Margo Dec 2 2017 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to learn of the passing of Doug. I met one of his nephews in the Streator City Park while visiting the town for the first time in over 20 years. It was quite a coincidence to make a connection to the Chalkey family since I used to babysit for all five of the "kids" when I was a kid myself! I have fond memories of the whole group: Doug, Dee, Dennis, Tim and Tom. My sincere sympathy to the entire family.

Diane Ritchie Holst Dec 1 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Chalkey family I am sincerely sorry about the loss of your dear loved one Douglas.
I know words could not describe the grief you are personally experiencing but please
allow the precious memories & support of friends & family help carry you during these difficult time. Also Another source of comfort is found in God's written word the Bible where the Creator of life tells us what the hope can be for such ones like your dear Tommy in the near future is to have life again.
God guarantees that: ""From the power of the Grave I will redeem them; From death I will recover them."-Hosea 13:4
Please accept my deepest sympathies & a warm invitation for you to find more comfort at jw.org
Sincerely C. Flores

C Flores Nov 30 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Chalkey

Kimeri Shull Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

Sending you and your family loads of prayers and hugs. God gained an amazing Angel to look over you all. Love you Crystal.

Darrin and Kimeri Shull Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Chalkey

Jeannie Corbin Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

I worked with Doug for over 40 years at RRD. He was a kind and caring man that I had the good fortune to call my friend. Our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. May God help you through this most difficult time.

Sally and Bill Wollgast Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to read of Doug passing away! I worked at RRD with him...... he was always a nice guy and a gentleman! You have my deepest sympathy!!

Eileen Hitchcock Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Chalkey

Ron DIttmer Nov 29 2017 12:00 AM

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