Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories

John Onan

Share This Obituary

Make a Memorial Donation

Tributes.com partners with over 100 national charities. It's easy and secure.


Memories & Candles

“Bob and Cindy. So sorry to hear of your loss I don't make back to Waukegan much but running into John was always a bonus he was truly done to earth...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Peter Bowen - Edgerton, OH

“Bob,Please accept my deep condolences on the loss of your father, John. He was a good man. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Beverly Case - GURNEE, IL

“I'm very saddened to hear the news of John's passing. He was a very dear friend of mine. He was a boss of mine at one time and a person that I highly...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: George Dukas - Zion, IL

“Bob and Family,I think John was the most genuine, down-to-earth, tell-it-like-it-is person I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. I need only look...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa Strang

“Everything I,ve read on this page is all true,Mr. John Onan was truly one of the greatest men I have met.god bless him and Family C.Sapp ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: charles sapp - waukegan, IL

“John and my Dad were best friends from an early age. Our families grew up together. They were Godparents to my younger brother. John, Eloise and my...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Tanya Lauderdale ( Linsky) - CA

“To Cindy and Family: All our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.To my brother/cousin John, Good bye dear one - have a pleasant journey...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Dalitta Rothstein - MD

“Bob and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Joe Sivia & Family

“We are proud to call John a long time friend and buddy, many good memories.He was a one of a kind personality and will sadly be missed by all who...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Dick Hunt - Pleasant Prairie, WI

“I have known John for 30+ years. He was my neighbor. I always loved talking to him, listening to his stories and jokes. He was always watching out ...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Pat Rigwood - Waukegan, IL

“Dear Bob and Family, /Thank you for your phone call to let us know of your dad's passing.John was a good friend and will be greatly missed by myself...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear of John's passing. We knew John and his brothers since high school. Our prayers are with you for your great loss. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & June Maguire - Waukegan, IL

“Dear Cindy & Family,I was saddened to read about the passing of your dad. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.With Love,Kay James...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Kay Vick - Batesville, MS

“Bob. Your father was a great man. I will miss him his coversations were always a joy. A true human being. tom and doris iskalis ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“BOb and Barbara send their condolences to the Onan family ! BEing Waukeganites all our lives, we knew almost all the Onans ! ANd we extend our...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“God Bless,john ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Arthur Temp - Waukegan, IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss John. We will miss his phone call once a month to remind everyone about his coffee and breakfast...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Mike and Cathy Daydif - Waukegan, IL

“Dearest Cindy. First of all I want to extend my sympathies and promises of our prayers and thought to you Cindy and Bob and your entire family. ...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: TERRENCE MCCARTHY Jupiter Florida

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Don Weakley - waukegan, IL

“With long warm ties to Jim Onan (Jr) & those I made with Jim (Sr.)both in business & while President of Onan Super Sr Suites for six years...I later...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jo Fredricksen - Waukegan, IL

“Thank you, Johnny, for being the best neighbor/friend that someone could ask for. Funny, smart, strong, charming, this dude was an all around cool...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Matt B - waukegan, IL

Sympathy Flowers
Click Here to Send Flowers

John was born on March 10, 1932 and passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017.

John was a resident of Barrington, Illinois at the time of passing.

Following graduation from Waukegan High School, John served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War Conflict.

Visitation is from 9:00 am- 11:00 a.m., followed by a mass at 11:00 am. Interment will be private.