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.