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Cecil W. Ingmire

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“I'm so sorry for your loss. He was our first horse vet, he was a great man, very knowledgeable. I'll never forget our first foal, it was 2-17-1987...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Weber - Joliet, IL

2 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Weber - Joliet, IL

“We spent many hours in our barn in Frankfort, IL with Doc Ingmire. He was the best. Took care of our horses for many years. He was one of a kind. Now...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Phyllis & Dick Lawler - IN

“Always enjoyed when Dr. Ingmire came out to our farm when I was a boy. He was good friends with my dad Ralph and worked on getting the livestock...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ric & Melody Coop - Jacksonville, IL

“We would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the Ingmire family. Dr. Ingmire was a great man! ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Dr. Richard & Amy Rowland D.V.M. - IL

“We met Dr. Ingmire when our daughter Linda started working for him. He was a very caring person and I am sure a much loved veterinarian.Linda learned...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Dave/Charlene Bergman - Mokena, IL

“Dr. Ingmire took care of my horses and pony's for many years and was a good friend to my parents Dee an Ed So sorry for your loss he was a special...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Mary, sorry to hear of your loss.I got to meet Cecil many years ago.He was a true gentleman. ”


“I remember meeting Dr. Ingmire at a K-State event before a Loyola-K-State basketball game. My husband started chatting with him, and mentioned I was...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Lori Coughlin - Berwyn, IL

“Our deepest condolences to the Ingmire Family. Doc was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. I can't help but think how he and my dad, Wayne...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon & Ken Salman - Cape Coral, FL

“So very sorry for your loss. I remember Dr. Ingmire coming to our farm when I was young to take care of the animals. My brother and sisters and I...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Theresa Pilon - Joliet, IL

“A great man & vet. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Ron & Diane Harn - Homer Glen, IL

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that God is near to all those broken in spirit. He is near to you.GD ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“A true Patriot. Not only was he most competent in his chosen field but he also served our country in the armed services and served the local...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

Cecil was born on September 3, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Cecil was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing.

He was a captain in the Army Veterinary Corps, 1954 - 1956.

MAR 13. 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM Carlson Holmquist Sayles Funeral Home 2320 Black Road Joliet, IL, US, 60435 carlsonfuneralhome@sbcglobal.net Lying in State MAR 14. 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Grace United Methodist Church Avalon Avenue & Larkin Avenue Joliet, IL, US, 60435 Lying in State begins.

He was recognized for his contributions to the profession of veterinary medicine with the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Award, Meritorious Service Awards from the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association and the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Alumni Association.