Obituary – Jeffrey Dant

Last Updated on July 31st, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Jeffrey B. Dant

Age: 60

City: Princeton, Illinois

Time of Death: 4:30 am

Date of Death: Sunday, July 29, 2018

Place of Death: Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton, Illinois


Services: Cremation Rites will be accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.





Date/ Place of Birth: He was born March 9, 1958 in Princeton, Illinois the son of Gilbert and Evelyn (Andrews) Dant.

Marriage: He married Sheryl Whitmer March 9, 1996 in Manlius, Illinois. She survives in Princeton, Illinois.

Survivors: one daughter, Melanie Whitmer of Princeton, Illinois; one niece, Kaycie Whitmer of Henry, Illinois; and one brother-in law, Greg (Shannon) Whitmer of Manlius, Illinois.

Preceded in death: his parents

Education: He graduated from Princeton High School with the Class of 1976.

Military Service:

Employment: Jeffrey retired from Champion Pneumatic after 34 years and worked 6 years at Beck’s Oil Company.

Memberships/Hobbies: He enjoyed music, fishing, and his rock collection.

Memorials: NRA

Grant- Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton