Joseph Eugene Naab 70 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 10:25 PM Tuesday June 7, 2011 in Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham, IL.

Joseph was born Jan. 26, 1941 in Effingham, County, IL the son of Walter and Leona Blurton Naab.

He married Dolores Hawman Hatfield on June 26, 1969 in Kansas, City, Kan.

Joseph farmed his land near Beecher City and, while farming for many years, worked in the maintenance department at Norge-Fedders Corp. in Effingham.He was a graduate of Beecher City High School.

Surviving are his wife Dolores; sons: Jay (Blanche) Naab of Deland, FL and John Osborne of Oklahoma City, OK; granddaughter Kennedy Naab; sister Joyce (Patrick) O`Connelof Tampa, Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Katherin Naab and brother Walter (Bud) Naab.

Commemoration of Joseph’s life will be private. Burial will be in Bob Doane Cemetery, Beecher City.Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City. On line condolences may be directed to the Family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com