JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Maude Whalen 
Bluford

Maude B. Whalen, 92, Romeoville, a former resident of Bluford, died at 
6:40 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Joliet.

Mrs. Whalen was born May 21, 1891 in Wayne County, the daughter of 
Washington Walker and Lucetta (Bennett) Butler.  On Dec. 24, 1914 in Wayne 
City, she married Roscoe V. Whalen, who died Jan 1, 1966.

She is survived by two sons, Howard Whalen and his wife, Jean, of 
Pottsville, Pa., and Noel Whalen and his wife, Doris of Romeoville; three 
sisters, Mrs. Grace Young of Fairfield, Mrs. Gladys Young of St. Elmo and 
Mrs. Nellie Schmidt of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and 
several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 
three daughters, Mary, Mildred and an infant daughter; one sister, Lena 
Vance; and four brothers, Perry, Walker, Herbert and Monroe Butler, two 
sons, Glen and Harold Whalen, who preceded her in death.

She was a Baptist.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bluford 
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kerry High officiating.  Burial will follow in 
Laird Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

*Note from Sandy:
Maude died 4 Dec 1983.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Unknown
Submitted by: Sandy Bauer
Relationship - Granddaughter

 

 

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