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
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
Submitted by: Sandy Bauer
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