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December 6, 1981 ~ April 20, 2020 (age 38)


38, of Neoga, Illinois passed away at 10:40 AM Monday, April 20, 2020 in his residence. Aaron  was born December 6, 1981 in Effingham, Illinois, the son of Dan and Janet (Weishaar) Hoene.  Mr. Hoene was a Sales/Customer Associate at Menards in Effingham, Illinois, previously was employed at Sears and Farm Pride both in Mattoon, Illinois.  He enjoyed buying and selling toy tractors, going to tractor pulls and antique tractor shows. Aaron was a member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Church and the Knights Of Columbus both in Neoga, Illinois and the National Trail Toy Club in Effingham, Illinois.  
He is survived by his mother and step father, Janet and Doug Thomas of Mattoon, Illinois; brother, Scott Hoene (Sarah) of Neoga, Illinois; sister, Becky Gajewski (Mick) of Ashley, Illinois; grandmother, Marian Weishaar of Teutopolis, Illinois; step grandmother, Connie Thomas of Treasure Island, Florida; step brother, A.J. Thomas of Charleston, Illinois; nephews, Daniel and Simon Hoene; several aunts and uncles and cousins.
 Aaron was preceded in death by his father, Dan E. Hoene; grandparents, Norbert and Alice Hoene and Vincent Weishaar; step grandfather, Bud Thomas. 
Memorials are suggested to Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) Foundation at

As per Aaron's wishes cremation rites will be accorded and a Mass Of Christian Burial will be at a later date. Please check the page for updated service information.
The Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home in Neoga, Illinois is assisting the family. 
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Note From Family

Due to circumstances beyond our control we have decided on a PRIVATE Funeral Service for Aaron.  So sorry we would love to see all of you.  Thank you for all the condolences and acts of kindness you have blessed us with during this difficult time.  We know Aaron touched many lives and will be missed.

Aaron's Family

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Private Mass of Christian Burial
July 10, 2020

4:00 PM
St. Michael The Archangel Church
200 Church Street
Sigel, IL 62462


Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) Foundation

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