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George E. Lisenby

George E. Lisenby, 84, of Woodstock, died Friday, Aug. 20, 1999, 
at Memorial Medical Center. 

He was born Sept. 29, 1914, in Mount Vernon, to William A. and 
Addie M. (Yearwood) Lisenby. He married Geneva E. Nichols in Mount Vernon. 
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, performing air-to-sea 
rescue missions. He was employed at the Holmes American Motors dealership in 
Woodstock and at the Farr Co. in Crystal Lake. 

Survivors include his wife of Woodstock; two daughters, Debbie (Dale) Rover 
of Richmond and Lori (Ronald) Leonard of Lake Geneva, Wis.; five 
grandchildren, Jennifer and Nathan Rover, and Jason, Amanda and Emily Leonard; 
and several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two 

The visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, at the 
Schneider-Leucht-Merwin and Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., 
Woodstock. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home. 
Interment will be in McHenry County Memorial Park in Woodstock. 

Northwest Herald, Sunday, August 22, 1999. 
Submitted by Lori Lisenby Leonard

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