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Endel Vann

Endel Vann, 81, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Wonder Lake, Ill., passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Aug. 9, 2018. Endel was born Sept. 28, 1936, to Hindrek and Miina (Maripuu) Vann in Saaremaa, Estonia.

Endel immigrated to the United States in November 1949. Endel graduated from Crystal Lake Community High School and then served in the United States Army for three years.

Endel was employed by TC Trucking Co. of Crystal Lake, Ill., as a trucker until his retirement.

On March 11, 2006, Endel married Geraldine (Gerry) Bernert. Endel will be sorely missed by his dear wife, Gerry.

Endel is survived by his wife, Geraldine; by his three children, one stepdaughter, and four grandchildren. Endel is also survived by his sister, Elvi (James) Lord of Orlando, Fla.; his brother, Kasper Vann, of McHenry, Ill.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Endel was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Alfred and Frederick; and sister Leida Tiit.

Services and interment were private.

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