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Douglas M Kounse

June 12, 1957 — March 30, 2021


Douglas M. Kounse, 63, of Avon, IL passed away at 5:43 am, Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg Il

Doug was born June 12, 1957 in Peoria, IL,  the son of Dale and Sharon (McCann) Kounse, Sr.

Doug married Rosemarie Brown on December 5, 1978 and she passed away on June 25, 2001.  He later married Brenda L. Brookhart Voorhees on April 8, 2008 in Hawaii and she passed away July 5, 2018.

Doug worked as a long-haul trucker and carnival worker.

Survivors include his 2 daughters, Mandy (Traviss) Burke of Taylorville, IL and Naomi (Timothy Christian) Brown of Taylorville, IL; 3 grandchildren, Brooke Burke, Traviss Burke and Cloe Burke; 3 step-children, Angela (James) Adams of Galesburg, IL, Josh (Allison) Voorhees of Abingdon, IL, Heath (Amanda) Voorhees of Abingdon, IL; 14 step-grandchildren, and two step-great grandchildren 3 sisters, Lori (Mike) Walters of Creve Coeur, IL, Lynette (Brian) Stanley of Peoria, IL, and Lisa (Paul) Mueller of Springfield, IL; 2 brothers, Daniel Kounse of Lexington, KY and David (Paula) Kounse of Central city, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wives, his son, Derrick “Ricky” Kounse and 1 brother, Dale Kounse, Jr.

Cremation has been accorded.  No services are planned at this time. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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