JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Roy Whalen, Wayne County Native Dies

Roy E. Whalen, 80, Rochelle, Ill., died yesterday at his home.  He was 
a native of Wayne county.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Unger Funeral Home 
in Rochelle.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, with 
the Rev. Guy Roney officiating at Mt. Zion (Farnsworth) cemetery south of 
Keenes.  The Bluford Funeral Home will be in charge.

Mr. Whalen was born June 10, 1886, in Wayne county, the son of John and 
Mary (Maulding) Whalen.

He was a veteran of World War I.

Survivors:
One brother, Ed Whalen of Roxana, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Goldie Guthrie 
of Peoria and several nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.

*Note from Sandy:
Roy died 23 Feb 1967 and left my dad Noel Clark Whalen as executor of 
his estate. I bought my first car from Roy's estate - a light blue 1953 
Chevy.  Roy never married.


Source: Unknown newspaper
Date: Unknown
Submitted by: Sandy Bauer
Relationship - Great niece

 

 

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