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John Appell
Appell Jack picture

John Egan Appell of Warren, Ill., passed away on Sept. 28, 2013, at the University of Wisconsin Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Jack was born on July 23, 1927, in Gratiot, the son of Leo John and Clara Agnes Appell. He was the eighth of eleven children.

The family received friends on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Warren Community Center from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A private family service was held earlier that day. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Jack’s memory to the Warren Fire Department or the Warren Public Library. Memorials may be mailed to the Leamon Funeral Home, P. O. Box 226, Lena, IL 61048.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

For a complete obituary see the Oct. 10, 2013 edition of the Republican Journal.