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WIU Mourns Death of Facilities Management Employee

February 6, 2015

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MACOMB, IL – Jack R. "Jackie" Koontz, a building service worker in Western Illinois University's Facilities Management, passed away Feb. 5 at home. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home in Macomb.

A U.S. Army veteran, Koontz, 58, worked in building services at Western for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, Peggy; one son; and two brothers.

"The Western Illinois University community mourns Jack's death," said President Jack Thomas. "We extend our condolences and our thoughts to his family and friends."

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