JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Kenneth Willis

Kenneth WILLIS, 86, of 1838 Kropf Ave., Madison, Wis., died 
Sunday of a heart attack while fishing near Briggsville.  
He was a partner in the Hadger Welding Supplies, Inc., of 
that city.  He servied in the Air Force from 1942 to 1945.  
He was a member of the East Side Business Men's Association, 
Eagles Lodge, and Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 50.  
Kenneth formerly lived east of Spring Garden.  He left there 
about 1940 to live in Chicago Heights.

Surviving are his wife, Louise; one daughter, Judith 9, and 
one son Kenneth Jr., 2; his father, Earl WILLIS of Galesburg; 
one brother Carl of Hoopleston, Ill., and one sister 
Mrs. Paul BUMPUS of Rossville, Ill.  He was preceded in death 
by his mother, Mrs. Kate WILLIS.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the University 
Methodist Church in Madison.  Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery 
with grave side Masonic Rites.


Source: The Ina Observer
Date: Thursday, July 26, 1956
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta
 

 

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