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