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Sympathy Notice: Gregg A. Downs

Posted: May 11 2022 at 02:19 PM

Gregg A. Downs, former local pastor of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away Monday, May 2, 2022, at age 69. During his ministry, Gregg served Oregon: Lighthouse and Kingston.

A celebration of his life will be Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Polo Church of the Brethren, 401 S. Congress Avenue, Polo, IL 61064. At the request of Gregg, this is not a formal affair, just come as you are.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at polofamilyfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.

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