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Lester D. Bacon

Obituary for Lester D. Bacon

July 17, 1931 - November 17, 2018
McHenry, Illinois | Age 87

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Brother


Lester D. Bacon, age 87, of McHenry, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018. He was born July 17, 1931, to the late Lester and Eva (nee Adams) Bacon. On February 15, 2003, he married Marion Rein at First United Methodist Church, in McHenry.
Lester proudly served with the Marine Corps for over forty years, retiring as Colonel. He is a veteran of the Korean War. Les was also a part of the Elks Lodge, the Masons, and Lions Club. He loved helping the Troop 131 Boy Scouts. In his free time, he enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifteen years, Marion; sons: Charles (Lannette) and Howard James Bacon; step-children: Scott Rein, Cheryl (William) Watson, and Beth (John) Preston; cherished grandchildren: Addie and Austin Bacon, Brittany, Jacob, and Jenna Trione, Colin and Ryan Preston, and Sophia and Lily Watson. He is further survived by his brother, Scott Bacon, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Lester was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Bacon, and sister, Diane Ballotti.
Celebration of Life for Saturday January 5th at First United Methodist Church in McHenry. There will be a gathering of family and friends beginning at 10 am with the service at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lester's name may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 3717 W Main Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
For more information, visit or call 815-385-0063


January 05, 2019
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