Craig A. Nonn, 69, of Granite City, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon surrounded by his family.
He was born Oct. 26, 1946, in Granite City, a son of the late Robert G. and Marian E. (Williams) Nonn (Yelinek).
Craig began his career in law enforcement at Southwestern Illinois College, earning an Associate in Applied Science Law Enforcement Degree. He was a dedicated law enforcement officer for the Granite City Police Department for more than 17 years. He later went on to serve at the East St. Louis Federal Courthouse for 10 years from 1998 to 2007, finishing as a lead court security officer, and worked with the United States Marshal’s Office. Craig then joined the team at the St. Louis Federal Courthouse from 2007 until his retirement in 2013. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City; a member of the Granite City Elks Lodge No. 1063; Granite City Knights of Columbus Council No. 1098; AmVets Post No. 204 in Madison and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Craig will be remembered for the service to his country, his community and all the special times he shared with his family and friends.
He is survived by and will be missed by his wife, Marlene E. (Mann) Nonn, whom he married Feb. 13, 1971; his son, Scott A. and (Stacy) Nonn of Granite City; his brother, Stephen P. and (Sue) Nonn of Granite City; his grandson, Tyler A. Nonn of Granite City; and many other extended family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, Craig was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis M. Nonn.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of his life, services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, at the funeral home with Fr. Jeff Holtman officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville with full military rites. Memorials are suggested to BackStoppers or the American Cancer Society.