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Douglas A. Draper

June 22, 1925 October 18, 2010
Douglas A. Draper
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DOUGLAS A. DRAPER, 85, of 317 Market Street, Prophetstown, IL, died Monday, October 18, 2010 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL. Douglas was born June 22, 1925 in Council, ID to Nute and Carrie (Matteson) Draper. He was educated in the Council, ID grade schools and attended Council High School. Doug was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII. He married Ramona J. Urban on May 10, 1946 in Hooppole, IL. She died September 19, 2004. Doug was employed by General Electric in Morrison, IL for over 30 years. He was a member of the Prophetstown Lodge #293 AF & AM and was a past master. He was also a member of the Hooppole American Legion Post #1191 and enjoyed playing the harmonica. Survivors include one son, Randy Draper of Prophetstown, IL; seven grandchildren, Troy (Wendi) Draper, Kimberly Draper, Brent (Kathy) Posey, Brian (Sheri) Posey, Mark Posey, Shawn Posey, and Amber Posey; twenty-one great grandchildren; one sister, Betty Draper; and a special friend, Lois Miller of Sterling, IL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona; one daughter, Tamra Posey; one sister, Mary; three brothers, John, Walt, and Robert Draper.

FUNERAL SERVICE WHEN AND WHERE: 10:30 AM Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, 320 Lafayette Street, Prophetstown, ILOFFICIATING CLERGY: Rev. Jim Jensen VISITATION 5:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, October 22, 2010 at Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, 320 Lafayette Street, Prophetstown, IL with Masonic Memorial Service at 8:00 PM. INTERMENT Hooppole Cemetery " Hooppole, IL with graveside Military Funeral Honors by the Hooppole American Legion Post # 1191

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