JUDA – Roy D. Schwebke, 93, of Juda, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe.

Roy was born May 2, 1922 in Belvidere, Ill., the son of Harry and Gertrude (Parent) Schwebke. Roy graduated from Belvidere High School in 1939 and married Wauneta M. Littlejohn on Aug. 15, 1942 in Belvidere. She preceded him in death on July 29, 1999.

Roy farmed in the Monroe area from 1970 until moving to Juda in 1981. He was employed at Carter and Gruenewald from 1980 until retiring in 2009. Roy was a leader in the Juda New Horizons 4-H Club for 33 years. He was very proud of his 1/16 scale farm display that he built with help from his son-in-law, Paul. He enjoyed showing the display at thresherees, toys shows, and the county fair.

Roy is survived by two daughters, Connie (Paul) Heimann of Juda, and Christine Moorman of  Loves Park, Ill ; 10 grandchildren, Jacquie (Don) Heimann, Sheri Anthony, Dawn Stauffacher, Jeffery Heimann, Valli (Jason) Brauer, Kasey Heimann, Wauneta (Chris) Volanti, Danielle Cassaro, Jason Moorman, and Don (Diann) Best; 19 great-grandchildren; 11 great great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mildred Priem of Belvidere. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two sons, Larry and Brian Schwebke; a great-granddaughter, Shania; and his brother, Raymond.

Funeral services were held Sept. 8, 2015, at the Oakley Union United Methodist Church. Rev.Vicki Brantmeyer officiated. Interment followed in the Oakley Union Cemetery. The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisted the family.www.newcomerfuneralhome.net