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Obituary for Clyde W. Kaufman
CLYDE W. KAUFMAN, 76, of 2999B Hartman Road, Chadwick, IL, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at St. Anthony"s Medical Center in Rockford, IL. Clyde was born July 14, 1930, in Tiskilwa, IL to Preston and Florence (Cook) Kaufman. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and attended Lanark High School. He married Louise Van Dyke on April 11, 1951 in Lanark. Clyde and his wife farmed in the rural Carroll and Whiteside Counties. He had been employed with Moorman Feed in Quincy, IL and Nelson"s Electric in Morrison, IL. Clyde was a siding and insulation contractor and he, along with his brother Joe, owned and operated Kaufman Brother"s in Morrison. After his retirement he drove chemicals for Farm Services and Chadwick Oil and Ag. He also mowed roads for the Carroll County Highway Department. Clyde was a member of the Gospel Assembly in Moline, IL, where he taught Sunday school, sang in the choir and was involved in the men"s group. Survivors include his wife, Louise; one daughter, Janet Diddens of Shakopee, MN; one son, Gerald Kaufman of Chadwick, IL; one granddaughter, Tami Kaufman; one great granddaughter, Carly Kaufman; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Livsey of Jerseyville, IL and Eloise (Mrs. Ben) Kingery of Rock Falls, IL; four brothers, Frank Kaufman of Sterling, IL; Wayne (Fern) Kaufman of Sun City, AZ; Marvin (Kay) Kaufman of Fulton, IL and Joe (Marsha) Kaufman of Morrison, IL. He was preceded in death by one son, David Kaufman; four brothers, Elmer, Donald, Glen and Lyle Kaufman.
FUNERAL SERVICE 10:30 AM Saturday " March 10, 2007 at Ebenezer Reformed Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING Pastor Bobby Livsey of Meredosia Gospel Assembly in Meredosia, IL VISITATION 4:00 " 8:00 PM Friday " March 09, 2007 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL