Gary L. “Smokey” Oloffson, 65, of Sheffield, died Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at OSF St. Francis, Peoria. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremations Services, Sheffield. Rev. Terry Lancaster will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Gary Lee was born June 30, 1957, in Princeton, IL, the son of Richard and Lila (Roush) Oloffson. He graduated from Manlius High School in 1975, and then from Bradley University. Gary was a radio announcer for KZ93 – Peoria. He loved sports, especially Chicago sports, and playing golf.
Survivors include a son, Sean Oloffson, Peoria; daughter, Sami Oloffson, Houston, TX; brothers, Rick (Margie) Oloffson, Naperville, and Greg Oloffson, CA; sister, Sherri (David) Lee, Hinsdale; many nieces and nephews; and his dog, Rocky, Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents.