Bom-Wrapper

John Brooks

John N. Brooks

Friday, February 16th, 1940 - Friday, April 17th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of John Brooks, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of John Brooks

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

John's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

John's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

John N. Brooks, age 80, beloved husband for 52 years to the late Carol, nee Vander Meeden. Loving father of Beth A. Brooks (Paul Skiem), Bill Brooks and Brian (Lisa) Brooks. Cherished grandfather of Elisa and Samantha. Much loved father-in-law of Kathy. Devoted son of the late Nicholas and Mabel (nee Wenzloff) Brooks. Dear brother of Jacqueline Cesna. Dearest uncle of Lenny and Sandy.

John was very active in Barnabas Men's Bible Study and Bible Study Fellowship. He also enjoyed volunteering his time helping Trinity Christian College with their construction projects.

Due to the unfortunate circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and for the safety of the family and community, a private family service and burial will be held. A Memorial Service to celebrate John's life will be held at a later date.

Memorials to:

Camp Manitoqua
8122 W. Sauk Trail
Frankfort, IL 60423

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400

Funeral Service Audio Recording April 21, 2020


Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for John
No funeral details available.

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: MANITOQUA MINISTRIES INC.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of John here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of John N. Brooks by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
WR

Wes Rothrock

Posted at 01:40pm
John has been a brother in Christ and a good friend of mine for the past twelve years or so. We met over oatmeal and blueberries many times, it was never about the food. I will miss his gentle ways and faithful incite but know he is exactly where he believed he would be once his struggle was complete. Until we see you again John, you will be missed.
WM

Warren Meter

Posted at 12:36pm
John will be missed. To the family my deepest Christian Condolences.
DC

Doug Chicoine

Posted at 11:44am
Brother JD will be missed! He was and still is a great influence in my life. He always had a positive word to share, he loved the Barnabas ministry and BSF . We would discuss Homiletic's on Saturday mornings and I would let him know that I have trouble getting all the content where it should be and he would tell me it gets easier the more you stay at it, hang is there. JD you have a loving spirit and it shows in your boys Brian and Bill, I am blessed to have know you and your sons. BSF has a saying when you miss, you are missed! Brother John you certainly will be be missed. Big Dougie Hug!

Matt Boomsma

Posted at 11:30am
I know JD had a special place in my (and my family's) heart, and I know we had a special place in his heart. He will be missed. And if I could speak to him right now, I would tell him to say "hi" to Carol for us, and "enjoy heaven!!"
D

Dave

Posted at 08:22pm
I loved how JD always pushed us guys to seize moments, think big, and have fun! Always a big smile and firm handshake that meant he really cared. A true role model of what good character is and means. Best line ever: "Are you a man or a mouse!" - You had to be there for that one!!
 

Craig Gervais Sr. Posted at 10:48am

JD was a big man with a big heart and always a smile. Will miss him at BSF.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: