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Loren Butler III

March 12, 2019

Loren Ross Butler III, 60, of Maricopa, Ariz., passed away Feb. 16, 2019, at Chandler Regional Medical Center in Chandler, Ariz., as a result of a motorcycle accident.

He was born July 9, 1958, in Kankakee, the son of Loren Ross Butler II and Doris M. Butler.

Loren served in the military as a first staff sergeant. He was a 1976 graduate of Herscher High School.

Surviving are his mother, Doris M. Butler; his sons, Loren Ross Butler IV and wife Christine, of Knoxville, Tenn., Jared John Butler, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Zachary Harlen James Butler and wife Danielle, of Lambertville, Mich.; one granddaughter, Ruby Grace Butler, of Lambertville, Mich.; his sister, Elizabeth A. Meyer and husband Mark, of Ames, Iowa; and Alisa Butler, mother of his children.

Preceding him in death was his father, Loren Ross Butler II.

There will be no services.

(Pd)