Details for John M. Bond

September 17, 1926 - February 25, 2018

Janesville, WI -- John M. Bond, 91, of Janesville, WI, died Sunday, February 25, 2018 in Sun Valley Terrace. He was born September 17, 1926 in Franklin, KY, the son of John Claypool and Naomi (Byrum) Bond. John was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Lois Kalas on June 8, 1947 in Beloit, WI. She predeceased him on September 17, 1998. John was formerly employed by the Beloit Ironworks. He loved spending time with his family, and dogs, Pee Wee, Tiny and Chase, going to family events and picnics. John was a big time NASCAR fan, and never missed a race. He enjoyed going to horse shows, races and car shows in the area. John was a member of the South Beloit American Legion Holtz-Hirst Post # 288.

Survivors include his children, Gary (Gerri) Bond of Machesney Park, IL, and Judy Fink of Janesville, WI; grandchildren: Brad (Joan O’Callahan) Bond of Chicago, IL, Scott Bond of Machesney Park, IL, C.J. Chamberlain Jr. of Belleville, WI, Terresa (Paul) Reints of Janesville, WI, Petty Officer 1st Class James (fiancée, Nicole Langerman) Chamberlain of Lusby, MD, Nicole Fink of Janesville, WI, Matthew Bond and Kristin Bond; great-grandchildren: Riley Bond, Bronwyn Bond, Isabel and Kian Chamberlain, and Alison Reints; sister, Lyda Groves of Hendersonville, TN; special friend, Wilma Wienzierl; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; stepmother, Virginia; sons, Glen and John Matthew; son-in-law, Gary Fink; and brothers: Robert, Buddy and Emmett.

A memorial service of remembrance for John will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, with Pastor Erik Henry officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family at