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Karl W. Bain

Farmington – Karl W. Bain, 68, of Farmington, passed away at 3:37 PM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born on April 15, 1951 in Canton to Brice and Twila (Compton) Bain. He married Rose Thaller on January 8, 1972 in Mason City, she preceded him in death.

Karl was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Brice “Ted” Bain and Norman Bain.

Surviving are five children, Jason (Elaine) Bain of Mapleton, Jamie Bain of Farmington, Linda (April) Myers-Midgette of Nashville, TN, Chris (Ashley) Myers of Canton, and Kara Myers of Peoria Heights; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Charlotte (Frank) Roseboom of TX.

Karl worked as a mechanic and retired from Farm King. He was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church. Karl loved fishing, camping, mushrooming, genealogy, and most of all loved spending time with his family. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Farmington, IL. Memorials can be made to the family for funeral expenses. To make online condolences you may go to



  • Sonny, Jeff and Addison

    Reply September 20, 2019 8:21 pm

    Rest in peace, Uncle Karl. Love you!

  • Kent and Nancy Quin

    Reply September 22, 2019 9:56 am

    Rest in peace Karl. So sorry to hear this. Prayers to all families involved. I graduated with Karl.

  • Makayla Welker

    Reply September 22, 2019 9:32 pm

    Love you Karl, you were such a wonderful man now at peace with your brothers, and wife. I hope your dancing and being the most simplest guy above! Love you!

  • Gloria Jones

    Reply September 26, 2019 12:23 pm

    I really enjoyed working at Farm King with you Karl…you helped me with my car many times. You were a very kind will be missed. Gloria Jones.

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