Frederick J. Sobery ~ Carbondale March 26, 2018

Frederick J. Sobery, 77, passed away Monday March 26, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Fred was born May 3, 1940, in St. Louis, Missouri the son of Frederick A. and Beulah Mae (Janis) Sobery.

Fred is survived by his Daughters; Amelia Smith of Carbondale, Heidi and husband Trace Brown of Carbondale; Heather Chambers of Carbondale; the mother of his children Sue Stanhouse; Sister Molly Sobery of Carbondale; Grandchildren; Colin and Chase Smith; Skyler, Adrianne, Chanceler Brown; Summer Fischer; Great grandchild; Aiden Stein; sister in laws; Jerry Sobery and Julie Sobery both of Florida; many cousins; dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Mae Sobery; his brothers Art and Charlie Sobery.

Services will be Thursday April 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Carbondale. Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale. Visitation will be from 10-11 prior to service. Walker Funeral Home & Crematory of Carbondale entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Senior Adult Services 409 North Springer Street, Carbondale Illinois 62901.

Fred’s greatest Joy in life was baking. His grandparents were from Germany and so he was a fourth generation German Baker. He with the family owned and operated Sobery Bakery on Illinois avenue in downtown Carbondale for over 30 years. He made and delivered bakery goods to local business in Southern Illinois. He continued his passion for baking thru out his life going all over the country teaching and consulting fellow bakers. Fred loved life and tried to live every day to the fullest. He is a Carbondale Icon that will be dearly missed by all.

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