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Winifred Cantwell

MOMENCE - Visitation for Winifred B. ''Merle'' Cantwell, 84, of Momence, will be from 4-9 p.m. Thursday, with a wake service at 7 p.m., at Cotter Funeral Home, Momence.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Denis White at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Academy Chapel, Momence.
Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Momence.
Memorials may be made for Masses, St. Patrick Academy or the Good Shepherd Manor.
Mrs. Cantwell died Tuesday (Feb. 2, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital, Kankakee.
She was born Jan. 6, 1915 in Chicago, the daughter of Thomas David and Winifred Elizabeth Burns Bennett.
Her husband, Joseph Cantwell, whom she married Sept. 10, 1934 in Chicago, died Oct. 25, 1992.
She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Momence and the Council of Catholic Women.
She was the retired business manager of Good Shepherd Manor and St. Jude's Seminary.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Mary Cantwell and Paul and Penny Cantwell, all of Momence, and Joseph and Jan Cantwell of Grant Park; one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Dave Bramer of Momence; one brother and sister-in- law, Thomas D. and Lucielle Bennett of Houston, Texas; one sister, Patricia Bennett of Momence; 10 grandchildren; and eight-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother and a granddaughter, Dawn Cantwell.
She enjoyed flower gardening.

Marjorie Mallatt

Visitation for Marjorie Mallatt, 79, of Stuart, Fla., formerly of Sheldon and rural Kentland, Ind., will be from 10:30 a.m. Saturday until the noon services at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. The Rev. Scott Scheer will officiate.
Burial will be in Buswell Cemetery, Kentland.
Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes.
Mrs. Mallatt died Wednesday (Jan. 20, 1999) in Stuart, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was born Feb. 16, 1919 in Sheldon, the daughter of William and Goldie Webster Hoagland.
Surviving are her husband, Russell C. Mallatt, whom she married Aug. 31, 1941 in Sheldon; five sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. William and Shari Mallatt of Fond Du Lac, Wis., Dr. Philip and Marsha Mallatt of Stuart, Dr. Mark and Kathy Mallatt of Plainfield, Ind., Dr. Bruce and Sharon Mallatt of Vincennes, Ind. and Ross and Sue Mallatt of Brownsburg, Ind.; one daughter and son-in-law, Joy and William Graden of Bloomington; one sister, Dorothy Gooding of Brownsville, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother William Hoagland.
Mrs. Mallatt resided between homes in Crown Point, Stuart and rural Kentland. She was active in the Peace Presbyterian Church; Anchor Line Yacht Club in Stuart; Coconut Point Yacht Club and Stuart Elks.

Harlan Flowers

Visitation for Harlan P. Flowers, 76, of Kankakee, will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be at 1 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Donald Long will officiate.
Burial, with military rites by the Aroma Park American Legion F-Troop, will be in Aroma Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church, where he was a member.
Mr. Flowers died Monday (Feb. 1, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
He was born Sept. 22, 1922 in Kankakee, the son of Earnest and Sarah Dusenberry Flowers.
Mr. Flowers was retired with 20- years with the U.S. Air Force for the Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron.
He also worked in sales at J. C. Penny Company.
Surviving are two sisters, Mary Buser of Bradley and Magdalene Ely of Mesa, Ariz.; sisters-in-law, Nellie Flowers and Reva Flowers, both of Kankakee; one brother, Frank Flowers of Kankakee; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are three brothers, Fred, Bill and Ed Flowers; and five sisters, Marguerite Hopper, Vera Stucky, Audrey Rohde, Janet DuBois and Ruby Schiller.

Eleanor Wellborn

WATSEKA - Visitation for Eleanor M. Wellborn, 87, of Watseka, will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Segur- Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka and from 9 a.m. Saturday until the 10 a.m. services at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka, where she was a member. The Rev. Dean Bottjen will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Woodworth.
Memorials may be made to the Prairieview Lutheran Home, her church or to the donor's choice.
Mrs. Wellborn died Sunday (Jan. 31, 1999) at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth.
She was born March 10, 1911 in Woodworth, the daughter of Henry J. and Mary Schramm Hopmann.
Her husband, Orville Wellborn, whom she married Dec. 17, 1932 in Woodworth, died Nov. 10, 1950.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Karen Wellborn of Cissna Park and Robert and Carole Wellborn of Watseka; one daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Doug Burklund of Streamwood; one sister, Amanda Cluver of Watseka; one brother, Arnold Hopmann of Lake Mills, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, three sisters, one son and one daughter.
She was a member of the Ladies Guild of her church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Mrs. Wellborn had been a housekeeper for Kielsmeier family for many years.

Wilbur Dralle

WATSEKA - Wilbur J. Dralle, 82, of Watseka, died today (Feb. 3, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial Hosptial, Watseka.
Arrangements are pending at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.

Ruth Grant

DONOVAN - Ruth Grant, 81, of Donovan, died today (Feb. 3, 1999) at her home.
Arrangements are pending at the Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.

Gordon Fisher

ONARGA - Gordon L. Fisher, 78, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Onarga, Cissna Park and Chatsworth, died Saturday (Jan. 30, 1999) at Garden of Gods Care Center in Colorado Springs.
Graveside services with military rites by the Onarga American Legion, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Onarga Cemetery. Rev. Charles Shelquist will officiate.
Arrangements are by Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga.
Mr. Fisher owned and operated Fisher Landscaping Service for many years.
He was a school teacher and basketball coach in Cissna Park and Chatsworth.
He was born Sept. 13, 1920 in Watseka, the son of Archie and Ethel Morgan Fisher.
He married Eloise Conn in Onarga.
Mr. Fisher was a veteran of World War II, serving in Iceland.
Surviving are one son, Bill Fisher of Colorado Springs; two daughters, Nancy Fisher of Albuquerque, N.M., and Marcia Roettinger of Agoura Hills, Calif.; and two brothers, Donald Fisher of Fort Worth, Texas and Robert Fisher of Chebanse.
One sister is deceased.

Isabell Stawick

BLOOMINGTON - Isabell R. Stawick, 95, of Bloomington and mother of Bourbonnais resident, died Jan. 19, 1999 in Bloomington.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 22 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington, where she was a member. Beck Memorial Home in Bloomington was in charge of arrangements.
Burial was in St. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery, Lemont.
She was born Sept. 1, 1903 in Chicago, the daughter of John W. and Rose Zarek Bemke.
Her husband, Neptune Stawick whom she married Oct. 22, 1925 in Chicago, died May 8, 1976.
Survivors include three daughters, Therese Markus of Bloomington, Alicia Dunning of Orland Park and Ruth Stawick of Wheaton; five sons and daughters-in-law, Arnold and Traudy of Grand Rapids, Mich., Gilbert and Betty of Bloomington, gerald and Peg of Indianapolis, Ind., richard and Tina of Anderson, S.C. and Myron and Kathy Stawick of Bourbonnais; 28 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild.
Two sisters are deceased.

Adrian Regnier

Adrian C. Regnier, 74, of Lamoille, formerly of Kankakee, died Monday (Feb. 1, 1999.
He was born Sept. 9, 1924 in Bourbonnais, the son of Armond and Rosalie LaBrun Regnier.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army.
Mr. Regnier retired from the Joliet Arsenal.
He was a member of Maternity BVM Catholic Church.
Surviving are his wife, the former Shirley J. Hattenburg, whom he married April 14, 1956, of Lamoille; two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell and Lynda Regnier of Kankakee and Daniel Rose Regnier of Bonville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Rosalie and Jim Musson of Hudson, Fla., Constance Snapp of Bradley and Gabrielle and Tom Arnold of Orlando, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Petko and Theresa Baughman, both of Kankakee.
Deceased are one granddaughter; three brothers, Lionel ''Buck,'' Eugene ''Gene'' and Armand ''Pete'' Regnier; and six sisters, Mabel Boudreau, Cecile Schuh, Brunette, Mary Rose and Annette Regnier and Jeanette Emerson.
Private arrangements are pending.

Thelma Williams

Visitation for Thelma M. Williams, 55, of Lewisville, Ind., a Kankakee native, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at the Marum Troxwell Catron Funeral Home in New Castle, Ind., where services will be at 11 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Debbie Long will officiate.
Burial will be in Lewisville Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams died Monday (Feb. 1, 1999) at her home, from cancer.
She was born March 27, 1943 in Kankakee, the daughter of Albion and Aubria Lewis Lavallie.
Surviving are her husband, Johnnie Leroy Williams, whom she married June 4, 1980; two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie Sue and Mike Griffin of Cabery and Paula Jean and Robert Sullivan of Shelbyville, Ind.; one son and daughter-in- law, Daniel Edward and Jennifer White of New Castle; one brother, Marvin Eugene Lavallie of Kankakee; one sister, Sandra Kay Tuntland of Buckingham; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Judy Deneau of Bourbonnais and Sondra Knittel of Cabery.
Deceased are her parents, one brother Paul and a son Donald.
Mrs. Williams resided in Aroma Park and the Kankakee area, where she had been a member of the Aroma Park Firemen's Auxiliary and attended the Asbury United Methodist Church.
She belonged to the Lewisville Methodist Church, Home Extension Club, Search and Rescue of Henry County and a board member of United Methodist Women's Club.
She enjoyed crafts, sewing and crocheting.

Eleanora Bunte

Eleanora R. Bunte, 84, of the Beecher/Grant Park area, died Tuesday (Feb. 2, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today at Hack Funeral Home, Beecher.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Grant Park, where she was a member. The Rev. Fred Beck will officiate.
Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Grant Park.
Memorials may be made to her church.
She was born Jan. 5, 1915 in Crete Township, the daughter of William and Anna Wolkow Kuhlman.
Her husband, Walter Bunte, whom she married Oct. 9, 1938 in Grant Park, died 1993.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Sarah and Frank Quaintance of Bradley and Dolores and Richard Vanderberg of Decatur; one sister and brother-in-law, Garneta and Elroy Luecke of Beecher; two brothers and three sisters- in-law, Raymond Kuhlman and Evelyn Kuhlman, both of Crete, Helen Bunte of Grant Park and Willard and Georgianna Kuhlman of Matteson; five grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren.
Deceased are one brother, one sister, three brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law.
She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Ladies Aid.

Lewis Tong

Lewis T. Tong, 54, of Bradley, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
Arrangements are scheduled for visitation on Friday and services on Saturday at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee.
Among survivors is his wife, Mary.

Wilbur Dralle

WATSEKA - Visitation for Wilbur J. Dralle, 82, retired farmer of Watseka, will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Baier Funeral Home, Watseka.
Services, with visitation one hour prior, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church, Watseka, where he was a member. The Rev. Alan Cheney will officiate.
Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Watseka.
Memorials may be made to his church or to the donor's choice.
Mr. Dralle died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital, Watseka.
He was born Aug. 24, 1916 in Ash Grove, the son of John and Frieda Hasselbring Dralle.
Surviving are his wife, the former Elizabeth Lewellyn, whom he married Nov. 9, 1935 in Williamsport, Ind.; two daughters and one son-in- law, Loretta Cates and Ruth and Gerald Behrens, all of Watseka; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased are one son-in-law, Joseph Cates, and one son and two daughters at birth.

Ruth Grant

DONOVAN - Visitation for Ruth V. Grant, 81, of Donovan, will be from 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, with services at 7 p.m. by the Donovan American Legion Auxiliary 633, at the Baier Funeral Home in Watseka.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Donovan United Methodist Church, where she was a member. The Rev. Martha Horvell will officiate.
Burial will be in Beaver Cemetery, Donovan.
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice or to the donor's choice.
Mrs. Grant died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at her home.
She was born Nov. 18, 1917 in Danville, the daughter of Daniel and Allie Waddell McCray.
Surviving are her husband, Verne Grant, whom she married June 19, 1948 in Chicago; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Dave Zavada of Longpoint; two sisters, Lean Wengler and Opal McCray of Danville; one grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a sister Mary Summers.
Mrs. Grant had worked at Marshall Fields.
She was a member of the Donovan Legion Auxiliary and the United Methodist Women.

Donald Hamende

Donald L. Hamende, 64, former Kankakee native and resident, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Metropolis.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Friday until the 2 p.m. services at the Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home, Metropolis, with the Rev. Terry Moore officiating.
Burial will be in Massac Memorial Gardens, Metropolis.
He was employed by the AWAY Fertilizer Grain Co. since 1989.
Mr. Hamende retired after 33 years with Natural Gas Pipeline Company.
His parents, Victor and Maude Hamende are deceased.

Richard Boma

PIPER CITY - Richard Boma, 82, of Piper City, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Reilly-Redenius Funeral Homes, Piper City.

Chun Sil Nolin

Chun Sil ''Lee'' Nolin, 55, of Bradley, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) in Kankakee.
She was born March 5, 1943 in Seoul, Korea.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Kankakee Chapel of the Schreffler Funeral Homes, where services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Stephen Wilkinson will officiate.
Burial will be in Body Cemetery, Woodland.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Liver Foundation.
Her husband, Donald Nolin, whom she married March 27, 1967 in Korea, died in 1992. Also deceased is a son, Neal Nolin, who died in 1969, and her mother-and father-in-law, Glen and Anna Belle Nolin.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Annamarie Nolin of Heyworth; one sister-in-law and spouse, Mary and Rodney Peterson of Kankakee.
She had been employed by M&D Balloon.
She was a member of God's Assembly Church.
Mrs. Nolin belonged to a Eucher Club.

Mary Catherine Lewis

WILMINGTON - Mary Catherine Lewis, 69, of Wilmington, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at the Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Braidwood Chapel, where services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Lloyd Bowden, at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Rose Catholic Church, Wilmington, where she was a member.
Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wilmington.
She was born Jan. 9, 1930, the daughter of William W. and Leona F. Follen Steen.
Mrs. Lewis was a teacher of 37 years at the Wilmington High School, retiring in 1996.
Surviving are one son, Frank C. Lewis III of Wilmington; two daughters and one son-in-law, Mary Therese Lewis of Boulder, Colo. and Linda and David Kressel of Oak Lawn; two grandchildren, Tony and Janelle Kressel.
Deceased are her husband, Frank C. Lewis Jr., whom she married Aug. 2, 1952 in Wilmington, and one sister, Rosemary Steen.

Wayne Mansfield

CULLOM - Wayne A. Mansfield, 84, of Cullom, died today (Feb. 4, 1999) at Embassy Care Center in Wilmington.
Arrangements are pending at Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home in Cullom.

Joe Jones

ST. ANNE - Joe A. Jones, 80, of St. Anne, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the 11 a.m. services at Bethlehem MB Church, St. Anne, where he was a member. The Rev. Barney Ray will officiate.
Burial will be in Momence Cemetery, Ga-neer Township.
Leggett Funeral Home, Hopkins Park, was in charge of arrangements.
He was born Dec. 23, 1918 in Whiteboro, Ga., the son of Abner and Betty Jones.
Preceding him in death were his first wife, Anna Louise Jones, who died in 1970; A son, Joe A. Jones Jr., in 1971; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Jones was a retired bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in Chicago. He was a 41-year resident of the area and a deacon and Sunday school teacher at Bethlehem MB Church.
Surviving are his wife, the former Bertha Dubose, whom he married Nov. 13, 1971 in Chicago; five daughters and one son-in-law, Barbara Dee of Kankakee, Binnie McCottrell of Momence, Jo Alberta Jefferson and Patricia Jones of Minneapolis, Minn. and Sandra and Orvell Ward of St. Anne; and a granddaughter raised as a daughter, Beverly Holliday of St. Anne; three brothers-in-law, Arthur, Rogers and Richard Brooks, all of Chattanooga, Tenn.; one sister-in-law, Mary Cole of Momence; 24 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and 167 great-great-grandchildren.

Charlotte Scoonover

PEOTONE - Charlotte L. Scoonover, 86, of Peotone, died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Tuesday until the 11 a.m. services at Fedde-Helfrich Chapel, Peotone. The Rev. David McDonald will officiate.
Burial will be in Peotone Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Immanuel United Church of Christ, Peotone, where she was a member.
She was born Sept. 1, 1912 in Peotone, the son of Edward and Olga Krause Meisterling.
Her husband were Edward Scoonover who died in 1994 and Alvin Pralle who died in 1954. Also preceding her in death were a brother, Robert Meisterling; two sisters, Lorraine Pries and Helen Younker; and two sons, Ronald Pralle in 1959 and Delmer Scoonover in 1980.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Larry Troutman of Rolling Meadows and Pam and John Scoonover Waters of Peotone; one stepson and spouse, Roger and Liz Sconover of Woodland, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Ruth Ann LeReau of Sandy, Utah; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Mary Hanner

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Mary ''Marie'' Hanner, 83, relative of area residents, of San Jose, Calif. died Jan. 26, 1999.
She was born Aug. 22, 1915 in Chicago Heights.
Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Lionel ''Jim'' and Sharon Regnier of Bourbonnais; Gerald and Sandra Regnier of Watseka and Donald Regnier of Ohio; a daughter, Barbara Barfield of San Jose; two sisters, Imogene Morel and Dorothy Marcotte of Bourbonnais; a brother, Tom McCoy of California; 19 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are brothers, Donald, Raymond, Joseph and Leonard McCoy and one sister, Velvia Watkins.

Lewis Tong

Visitation for Lewis ''Louie'' T. Tong, 54, of Bradley, will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors, Kankakee.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church in Bradley, where he was a member and past treasurer of the Holy Name Society.
Cremation rites were accorded. Inurnment will be in Mound Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Mr. Tong died Wednesday (Feb. 3, 1999) at Provena St. Mary's Hospital.
He was born March 22, 1944 in Kankakee, the son of Grover and Cecile Dominique Tong.
Mr. Tong was a service technician for Home Appliance and Heating.
Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Theresa Marczak, whom he married Aug. 1, 1964 at St. Stanislaus Church; three daughters and sons-in- law, Laura and Bill Buckman of Bourbonnais and Tammy and Jeff Byarley and Natalie and Brian Deneau, all of Kankakee; one sister and brother-in-law, Jean and James Chaney of Chicago; and two granddaughters.
His parents are deceased.

Richard Boma

PIPER CITY - Visitation for Richard Blaine Boma, 82, of Piper City, will be from 5-8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at Reilly-Redenius Funeral Home in Piper City.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Revs. John Baluff and Denis White, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church, Piper City, where he was a member.
Burial, with military rites by the Gibbs Post 588 American Legion, will be in Calvary Cemetery, Piper City.
Memorials may be made to the Post 588, where he was a member, or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Mr. Boma was a veteran of the Army Air Force, serving with the 448th Bombardment Group.
He was born Feb. 1, 1917 in Piper City, the son of John A. and Gladys Blaine Boma.
A lifelong farmer, he was named 1968 Pella Township Farmer of the Year.
Surviving are his wife, the former Christine D. Acree, whom he married July 19, 1942 in Piper City; one daughter, Janet Dueringer of Champaign; one son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Debby Boma of Aledo, Texas; four grandchildren; three brothers, William Boma of Morris, Francis Boma of Piper City and Theodore Boma of Herscher; one sister, Gladys Stecher of Ottawa.
Deceased are one daughter, Diane and four brothers, Theron, Donald, Jack and James.
He was a Boy Scout and 4-H leader and enjoyed playing cards.

Robert DeVore Sr.

MANTENO - Memorial services for Robert DeVore Sr., 70, of Manteno, will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Manteno Christian Church.
Mr. DeVore died Jan. 10, 1999.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Fitzpatrick Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

Wayne Mansfield

CULLOM - A family graveside service, with military rites, for Wayne A. Mansfield, 84, a resident of Cullom since 1977, will be held Monday, Feb. 8, at Oakwood Cemetery, Braidwood. The Rev. John Story will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Mr. Mansfield died Thursday (Feb. 4, 1999) at Embassy Care Center, Wilmington.
Arrangements are by Harris-Martin-Burke Funeral Home, Cullom.
He was born April 4, 1914 in Waverly, the son of Rufus and Essie Whitney Mansfield.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy for six years aboard the USS Pyro and is a Pearl Harbor survivor.
Mr. Mansfield farmed in Madison County, Ill. for many years and worked at Uniroyal (The Joliet Arsenal) as an area mechanic for 13 years before retiring in 1979.
Surviving are his wife, the former Vivian Rutledge, whom he married Oct. 6, 1943 in Burlington, Kan.; one son, Steven Mansfield of Fountain Valley, Calif.; two daughters, Elaine Carter and Anita Pollack, both of Wilmington; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Eileen Warham and Thelma Cray, both of Taylorville; and three nieces.
Three brothers and two sisters are deceased.
He enjoyed his garden and flowers and after retiring he did repair work for people in Cullom.


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