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Kathleen Doyle
Kathleen Doyle, 81, of Chula Vista, California, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 1997 at her home.
She was born on February 26, 1915 in Harmon, Illinois.
Survivors include her husband, Darrold; two daughters, Beverly Johnson of Byfield, Massachusetts and Patricia Balis of Aurora; one son, Jack Doyle of Reno, Nevada; four grandchildren, Cary (Aimee) Hatteberg of Rolling Meadows, Illinois, Kim Hatteberg of Naperville, Erin Johnson of Byfield, Massachusetts and Meighan Doyle of Reno, Nevada; one great grandson, Cody Hatteberg; three sisters, Marie McDermott of Los Angeles, California, Rosella Fallon of Santa Monica, California and Rebecca McDermott of Bakersfield, California.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Nellie McDermott; three brothers and two sisters.
Arrangements were handled by Caring Cremation Service in San Diego, California.

Cal Muilenburg
Cal Muilenburg, 65, died January 14, 1997 in Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL. Mr. Muilenburg was born June 29, 1931 in Corsica, S.D. and has lived in West Chicago for the past 35 years.
Cal was a Corporate Catalog Manager for Montgomery Ward of Chicago, retiring in 1986 after 35 years of service.
He graduated from LaSalle Peru High School in 1949 and attended LPO Jr. College.
Survivors include his wife, Irene (Zuchora); five children, Robert (April) Muilenburg of Geneva, John (Christine) Muilenburg of Morris, Patricia (Ron) Bluemel of Eau Claire, WI, Mary (Joe) Murphy of West Chicago and Carol (Tim) McAdams of Elgin; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Merv (Pat) Muilenburg of Peru, IL, and Glen (Nan) Glauser of Ingleside, IL; two sisters, Arlene (Joe) Bartolucci of Peru and Marlene (Jody) Leopold of Dixon.
He was preceded by his parents, John and Louise (Gruenwald) Muilenburg.
Funeral mass will be said Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church in Winfield.
Interment at Assumption Cemetery, Winfield, IL.
Visitation will be Thursday, from 3 to 9 p.m. at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, Rte. 59 & Pine St., West Chicago.

Joseph Vidlak
Joseph Vidlak of rural Maple Park died unexpectedly early Tuesday evening, January 14, 1997 at Wynscape Nursing Center in Wheaton.
Funeral arrangements are being completed by Conley Funeral Home. 116 W. Pierce St. in Elburn.
Phone 630-365-6414.

Lawrence Northop
Lawrence Northop, 76, of Plato Center, died Monday afternoon, January 13, 1997 at Pine View Care Center in St. Charles.
He was born April 7, 1920 in Garden Prairie, IL, the son of Merle and Nettie (Roby) Northrop.
He married Inas I. Sistler on October 16, 1943 in Geneva and farmed in the Elgin and Dundee Townships.
In 1947, they purchased a dairy farm in Plato Center which he operated until his retirement in 1990. He had also worked for Delaval of Hampshire for several year.
He was an avid fisherman and spent many summers in his cabin at Lake Holcombe, WI. He also enjoyed traveling and dancing.
He was a member of the Plato Center United Methodist Church and the Elgin Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Inas; his children, Barbara (Jerry) Anderson of Bloomington, formerly of DeKalb, Lawrence C. (Pamela) Northop of Woodstock, Bonnie (Michael) Whildin of St. Charles and James B. (Joyce) Northop of Plato Center; five grandsons, Scott (Rita) Anderson of Ottawa Lake, MI., Gregory ((fiance-Julie Larson) Anderson of Long Lake, MN, Matthew Anderson of DeKalb, Thaddeus and Shane Whildin, both of St. Charles; a sister, Mildred Mather and a niece, Mary Mather, both of St. Charles.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 1997 at the Plato Center United Methodist Church with the Rev. Soon Sun Lee officiating.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Ruth Circle of the Plato Center United Methodist Church.
The Fredrick Funeral Home of Hampshire is in charge of arrangements.

Jack V. Smith
Jack V. Smith, 53, of Aurora, passed away Monday, January 13, 1997 at Mercy Center Hospital.
He was born June 15, 1943 in Metropolis, Illinois.
He was employed as a Mechanical Technician at Fermi Lab for 28 years.
Survivors include his wife, Jill (Parker) Smith of Aurora; two daughters, Kelly Smith of Naperville and Lori Smith of Kalamazoo, Michigan; two granddaughters, Ashley Rice and Halie Kish, both of Naperville; one brother, Gordon (Cana) Smith of Metropolis, Illinois; three sisters, Sue Hale of Metropolis, Mildred (James) Cozart and Barbara (Robert) Morehead, both of Karnak, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Magaline Smith and by one brother in infancy.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 16, 1997 at Dieterle Memorial Home. The Rev. William Burden will officiate, with interment at Riverside Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Dieterle Memorial Home.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Smith's memory to Epilepsy Foundation or American Heart Association.
Arrangements are being handled by the Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway, 897-1196.

Edward G. "Duke" Bartha
Mr. Edward G. "Duke" Bartha, age 52 of Aurora died Monday, January 13 at Central-DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
He was born June 12, 1944 in Geneva.
Mr. Bartha was a member of St. Rita of Cascia church.
He is survived by his wife Anne (O'Malley) Bartha of Aurora; four sons, Steve (Lori) Bartha of Schofield, Wisconsin, Mike (Cheri) Bartha of Ocanto Falls, Wisconsin, Tim (Bonnie) Bartha of Ballston Spa, New York, Chris Bartha of Aurora; a daughter Jennifer Bartha of Aurora; a step son David Fontani of Las Vegas, Nevada; four grand children, Megan, Bradley, Ashley, and Jarod Bartha; his mother Phyllis Bartha of West Chicago; two sisters, Bonnie Mischler of West Chicago, Darlene (Dan) Cardwell of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; several nieces and nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father William Bartha and by an aunt Viv Hochheimer.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 A.M. from The Healy Chapel. Father Robert J. Willhite will officiate.
Burial will be in Glen Oak Cemetery, West Chicago.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 8 PM at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer, Aurora. 897-9291.
Contributions in his memory may be given to St. Rita Church.

Wilfred L. Connolley
Wilfred L. Connolley, 88, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, January 12, 1997 at Elmwood Nursing Rehabilitation Center.
He was born August 2, 1908 in Batavia.
He was a member of Holy Angels Church; The Knights of Columbus; the Moose Lodge; also was a resident of Jennings Terrace for the past three years.
Survivors include his sister, Theresa Anderson of Batavia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linnea Connolley in 1961; his daughter, Mary Lynn Connolley in 1965; his parents, Andrew and Marry (Sullivan) Connolley; four brothers; five sisters and his special friend, Lucille O'Malley.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, January 18, 1997 at 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Church.
Father Gerald Kobbeman will officiate.
Interment will be private.
Funeral arrangements were handled by the Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, 898-8634.

Gertrude S. Coddington
Gertrude S. Coddington, 90, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 1997 at Countryside Healthcare Center.
She was born October 14, 1906 in Aurora, Illinois.
She was a member of Holy Angels Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Anna Cleo (Eugene) Schule of Aurora; two grandchildren, Gina (Bill) Johnson of California and Brian Schule of Aurora; three great grandchildren, Daniel and Diane Amy of Utah and Aubrey Cather of Oswego; and one sister, Ann White of River Grove.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carson Coddington; her parents, Anna and Peter Linden; three brothers and three sisters.
A memorial mass will be held at Holy Angels Church, and will be published at a later date. Burial will be private.
Arrangements were handled by the Daleiden Lake St. Mortuary, where you may call on Tuesday, January 21, 1996. for more information on the memorial mass, 630/898-8634.

Elizabeth "Betty" Winebaugh
Mrs. Elizabeth "Betty" Winebaugh, 68, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, January 13, 1997 at Rush-Copley Medical Center.
She was born on February 27, 1928 in Aurora, the daughter of the late Orville and Kathrine (Baxter) McIntire and she lived in Aurora all of her life.
Mrs. Winebaugh attended Fourth Street United Methodist Church.
She retired from Dial Corp. in June of 1995 after 22 years of faithful service.
Betty was an avid Bingo player until the Hollywood Casino came to town.
Survivors include two daughters, Sherry (Clint) Brookner of Aurora and Candy (Dennis) Mick of Aurora; two sons, Terry Ness of Paw Paw and Gary Finnell of Aurora; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; a special person, Gene Winebaugh and daughter, Deb (Dan) Buck of LePanto, Arkansas; a special sister, Donna Winebaugh; several nieces and nephews and many friends who loved her dearly.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer and Claude McIntire.
Private graveside services will be held on Saturday at Lincoln Memorial Park.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Healy Chapel. 332 W. Downer Pl. Aurora. 897-9291.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the family.
Betty will be dearly missed by all whose lives she touched and by her dog, Taffy.

Raquel "Rachel" Rodriguez
Raquel "Rachel" Rodriguez, 35, of Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 1997 at her home.
She was born on April 10, 1961 in Aurora.
Survivors include her mother, Christina (Soto) Rodriguez of Aurora; her father, Adalberto Rodriguez of Gary, Indiana; two sisters, Aurea (David) Poppy of Corpus Christi, Texas and Maria Morales of Aliso Viejo, California; one brother, Adalberto, Jr. of Aurora; two nieces, Maritza Morales and Mechalle Poppy; three nephews, Michael Poppy, Mario Rodriguez and Marcus Rodriguez and her maternal grandmother, Alejandra Cuadrado of Humacao, Puerto Rico.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Benigno Rodriguez in 1990.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 17, 1997 at 10 a.m. at the Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary.
Rev. Larry D. Hodge will officiate with interment at Spring Lake Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary. 220 N. Lake St. Aurora. 898-8634.

Peggy Lee (Hughbanks) Allbritten
Peggy Lee (Hughbanks) Allbritten, 45, of Bloomington, Indiana passed away at Bloomington Hospital on January 19, 1997. She was born on July 9, 1951 in Aurora.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Terry Allbritten; a sister, Patricia Hughbanks of Bloomington, Indiana; a brother, Tom Hughbanks of Solsberry, Indiana; her father and mother in-law, Wade and Charlotte Allbritten of Spencer, Indiana; a brother in-law, Larry Allbritten of Spencer, Indiana; two nieces; two nephews and one great niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Vernia (Weeks) Hughbanks.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 1997 at 11 a.m. at the Jenkins Funeral Home. 421 S. Seminary St. in Bloomfield, Indiana.
The Rev. Judson Sears will officiate with burial in Greene County Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 1997 and at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 1997 until the hour of service.

Robert G. Larsen
Robert G. Larsen, 70, of DeKalb, formerly of Elburn, passed away Sunday evening, January 19, 1997 at Hines Hospital, Maywood, IL where he was recently admitted for cancer treatment.
He was born September 14, 1926 in Elgin, IL the son of Alden and Laura (Johnsen) Larsen.
Bob grew up in the Lily Lake/Virgil area where he attended local schools and at the age of 17 enlisted in the Navy. The country was engaged in WWII and for a time, Bob was in the center of that storm.
Serving in the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines, Bob's ship earned a commendation of which he was justly proud.
On returning home from service he joined his father and brother who were then farming in Big Rock. He loved to dance and found his life's greatest love on the dance floor at Sandwich one night.
He was united in marriage to Marjorie Ann Ackerman on January 26, 1951 and they made their home in Hinckley.
Over the years they lived in many communities but spent most of their lives in the Elburn area.
Bob was a graduate of the Dr. Salsbury Chicken Short Course and serviced chicken farms in the area.
That experience lead to his life as a feed salesman.
He sold feed for a number of companies through the years including Kent and Baker feeds but sold for DeKalb and Hintzche for most of his years in the business.
Bob was a life time Cub Fan and Democrat and never walked away from a good argument about either of them.
For many years he also served his party as Blackberry Township Democratic Precinct Committeeman.
Happiest in the midst of people, Bob Larsen truly never met a stranger and seldom forgot a face or a name.
He was an active member and past president of the Elburn Lion's club, a member and past commander of the Elburn American Legion Post #630 and the founder of the Elburn Men's Monday Night Golf League.
He was immensely proud of his family and his heritage.
In addition to his wife, Marge of DeKalb he is survived by four children; Peggy Swan of Hinckley, Nancy (Rich) Miller of Maple Park, Rich (Mary) Larsen of Maple Park and Rob (Debbie) Larsen of Elburn; eight point nine grandchildren, Doug (Lisa) Wielert of Elburn, Laura Wielert of DeKalb, Ryan Swan of Hinckley, Christopher and Kellie Larsen of Elburn, Denny Miller of Maple Park, Matthew and Brittany Larsen of Maple Park and one grandchild soon to arrive; three great grandchildren, Emma and Trevor Wielert and Alexis Hammond; one brother, Grant Larsen of Elburn and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother in infancy.
Friends may call at Conley Funeral Home, Conley Corners, Elburn, Thursday from 4-8 PM.
His funeral service will be held Friday morning at 10 AM from the funeral home.
The Reverend Katherine Lawes, pastor of the Community Congregational Church, Elburn will officiate.
Private internment services will be held Saturday at South Burlington Cemetery.

Audrey Ann Hoffman
Audrey Ann Hoffman, 53, of Hinckley, passed away on Monday, January 20, 1997 at Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Chicago.
She was born on November 22, 1943 in Chicago, the daughter of Holger Vilhelm and Christine Johanne (Larsen) Nielsen.
Audrey was united in marriage on August 28, 1965 in Lombard, Illinois to Mr. Larry Hoffman, and they spent the next 31 years of their lives together.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Audrey was a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Hinckley. She was a charter member of the Hinckley Junior Women's Club, having served as it's district 12 President from 1976 to 1978 and a 30 year member of the I.F.W.C. Audrey was an active member of the Hinckley volunteer fire department as an E.M.T. She will long be remembered as having served for many years as the assistant secretary for the Sandwich Fair Association. Audrey was a Hospice volunteer and a 4H leader.
Among all her other accomplishments, Audrey will be sincerely missed by her many friends and co-workers as the Nelson Funeral Homes, where she was always willing to help in any capacity that was needed.
What more can be said about a woman who was always willing to give more than one hundred percent of herself.
Survivors include her husband, Larry of Hinckley; four children, Kristi (Joel) Oberg of Naperville, Lisa Hoffman of Bristol, Kim Hoffman of Hinckley and Kevin and his fiance, Kimberly Franzen of Hinckley; one grandchildren, Janelle Oberg of St. Charles; one brother, Don Nielsen of Oswego; one sister, Betty (James) Landmeier of Upland, California; as well as, several nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Holger V. and Christine Nielsen.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 24, 1997 at the Nash-Nelson Memorial Chapel in Hinckley with Reverend Kate Feeney-Bastian officiating.
Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Hinckley.
Friends may call on Thursday, January 23, 1997 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Nash-Nelson Memorial Chapel. 141 N. Maple in Hinckley.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes. 815-286-3247 or 630-553-7611.

Kim Franzen
Kim Franzen, 49, of Hinckley, passed away on Monday, January 20, 1997 at Rush-Copley Hospital in Aurora.
She was born on January 4, 1948 in Mendota, Illinois, the daughter of Durkin and Mary (Walkowiak) Sherrill.
Kim was united in marriage on December 4, 1976 at St. Rita's Catholic Church in Aurora to Mr. Albert Franzen.
She spent her years as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister and will be deeply missed by her loving family.
To all that knew Kim, there is no doubt that the most important part of her life was her family.
The time and energy that she gave willingly to them and her community will always be remembered and appreciated.
To list just a few of the many ways that she shared herself with others, Kim was a co-founder of the Hinckley Food Pantry and was very instrumental in its' continued growth as she worked endlessly as one of its' active supporters. She was currently active as a troop leader and bookkeeper for several area Cub Scout and Girl Scout troops; as well as, serving as the P.T.O. Treasurer and 4H Leader.
She was previously employed as the Office Manager for Illinois Supply and was the Past President of the National Association of Women in Construction.
Survivors include her husband, Albert of Hinckley; eight children: Bill, his wife Robyn and their two children, Morgan and Nicholas of Rock Island, Illinois, Durk of Aurora, Kimberly and her fiance, Kevin Hoffman of Hinckley, Nicole, Jon, Matthew, Zachary and Jacob, all of Hinckley; her mother, Mary Sherrill of Aurora; one sister, Lynn (Jim) Ferrell of Tetonia, Idaho; as well as, several nieces, nephews and friends who will miss her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Prayers will be offered at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 1997 at the Nash-Nelson Memorial Chapel in Hinckley, then proceeding to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Maple Park for the 10:30 a.m. funeral Mass with Father Bill Clausen officiating.
Interment will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Maple Park.
Friends may call on Wednesday, January 22, 1997 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the Nash-Nelson Memorial Chapel. 141 N. Maple St. in Hinckley.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes. 815-286-3247 or 630-553-7611.

Genevieve (Healy) Rea
Genevieve (Healy) Rea, 91, of Aurora, passed away on Monday, January 20, 1997 at The Tillers.
She was born on September 18, 1905 in Elgin, the daughter of John and Lena (Thompson) Healy.
Genevieve was a graduate of West Aurora High School.
She worked as a secretary in Aurora and Chicago for many years.
Survivors include several cousins and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph and two sisters, Bessie (Healy) Fay and Gertrude (Healy) Lindstedt.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 1997 at Riverside Cemetery.
Chester Scott will officiate.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at The Healy Chapel. 332 W. Downer Pl. Aurora. 897-9291.

Mary (Plummer) Simmons
Mary (Plummer) Simmons, 56, of Spring Hills Florida, formerly of Aurora, died Saturday, January 18, 1997, at her home.
She was born in Oaktown, Indiana, was raised in Aurora, and moved the St. Petersburg in 1962, then to her home in Spring Hills, Florida.
Survivors include her husband, Robert S. Simmons; a son, Randy Vigeant, of St. Petersburg, Fl.; a daughter, Sherri Maueroeder, of Quakertown, Pennsylvania; her mother Ruth Plummer, of St. Petersburg; two brothers, Stephen Plummer, of Sarasota Florida and David Plummer, of Osgood Indiana; and a grandson, Oscar Maueroeder, of Quakertown Pennsylvania.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 31, in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Arrangements handled by R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, St. Petersburg Florida.813/527-1177.

Cruz Rodriguez
Cruz Rodriguez, 59, of Aurora passed away Sunday, January 19, 1997 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
She was born May 3, 1937 in Mexico.
Cruz resided in Aurora for 24 years and was member of Sacred Heart Church.
Survivors include her husband Francisco; five daughters, Calixtra (Rafael) Valenzuela, Margarita (Valente) Rodriguez, Juanita (Carlos) Martinez, Yesenia Rodriguez and Sonia Rodriguez; two sons, Esteban (Julie) Rodriguez and Francisco (Mavy) Rodriguez; sixteen grandchildren; two sisters, Erinea Carrillo and Reyna Diaz; one brother Eluterio Ramirez; numerous nieces and nephews; her step-mother, Pasquala Diaz and her dearest friend, Maria Santillanes.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Margarita Rodriguez; her parents, Francisco and Concepcion (Carrillo) Ramirez and Sotero Carrillo.
Funeral from the Daleiden High Street Mortuary on Thursday, January 23, at 9 a.m. to Sacred Heart Church at 9:30 a.m. Father Timothy Piasecki will officiate with internment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Visitation Wednesday, January 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. with a liturgical wake service at 7:30 p.m. at the Daleiden High Street Mortuary. 276 High St. Aurora. 630/898-8634.

Margaret F. Petit
Margaret F. Petit, 87, of Warrenville, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 1997 at the Rochelle Community Hospital.
She was born on July 7, 1909 in Aurora.
She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Irene Church in Warrenville and a member of the Catholic Order of Forresters.
She was employed for 20 yrs. at Montgomery Wards until her retirement in 1974.
Survivors include her two daughters, Elizabeth (Robert) Stumpenhorst of Oregon, Illinois and Marlene (Al) Romero of Eddyville, Kentucky; 13 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent in 1954; her parents, Richard and Ellen (Gleason) Monahan; two brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 23, 1997 at 10 a.m. at the Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary. 220 N. Lake St. Aurora to Annunciation Church at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Mario Pedi, O.S.B. will officiate with interment in Marywood Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at the Daleiden Lake Street Mortuary. 220 N. Lake St. 898-8634.

Alvar W. "Ollie" Lindahl
Alvar W. "Ollie" Lindahl, 89, of Geneva, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 1997 in Pine View Care Center in St. Charles.
He was the first son of six children born at home on November 8, 1907 in Geneva.
After his parents, Charles and Anna Lindahl came to Geneva from Sweden, "Ollie" worked for 35 years as a Letter Carrier for the Geneva Post Office. Mr. Lindahl graduated from Geneva Community High School in 1925. He was a member of Geneva Evangelical Lutheran Church.
"Ollie" was a member of Geneva Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Bodies of Chicago, Fox Valley Shrine Club and Medinah Shrine Temple.
He also was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Viking Lodge, Geneva Historical Society and the Benevolent Order of Youthful Seniors.
"Ollie" was selected to serve on the Advisory Commission on Historical Preservation by former Geneva Mayor, Richard Lewis and also served in that same capacity for the late Mayor William Ottile.
His community honored him at the halftime of the 1994 Homecoming game as Honorary Captain and truest Viking fan for his 70 years of loyal support to Geneva Football Teams.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Leila; two children, Carolyn Erlandson of Hildreth, Nebraska and Myron of Hermantown, Minnesota; two sisters, Elsa Larson of Sandwich and Ruth Lindquist of Albuquerque, New Mexico and a brother, David of Geneva; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Carl and Eric.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. with Masonic Services following on Friday evening, January 24 at the Yurs Wittenberg Funeral Home. 1771 W. State St. in Geneva.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 25 at the Geneva Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Interment will be at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery in Geneva.
Contributions may be made in his memory to a memorial at Geneva Evangelical Church. 301 S. Third St. Geneva, Illinois 60134 or to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.


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