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Ikey Bill Engelkens

March 15, 1927 January 3, 2014
Ikey Bill Engelkens
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IKEY "BILL" ENGELKENS, 86, of Four Seasons Living Center, Morrison, IL, died Friday, January 3, 2014, at the Center. Bill was born March 15, 1927, in Round Grove, IL, to Ikey and Sarah J. (Peoples) Engelkens. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. Bill married Mary I. Frank on August 8, 1944, in Morrison, IL. He was employed as an over the road truck driver for various local trucking companies, retiring in 1998 after 55 years of driving. Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morrison. He enjoyed doing scratch-off lottery tickets and jigsaw puzzles. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Mary of Morrison; two daughters, Joyce (Ernie) Lilly and Marlene (William) Johnson both of Fulton, IL; three sons, Robert (Susan) Engelkens and Donald (Karen) Engelkens both of Fulton, IL and Paul (Cathy Reinders) Engelkens of Fenton, IL; twenty-four grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Sarah Dollinger and Carrie Schilling; two brothers, John and Edd Engelkens.

MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11:00 AM " Saturday " January 11, 2014 at the First Baptist Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING: Rev. Dick Adams " Pastor at First Baptist Church " Morrison, ILVISITATION: 4:00 " 7:00 PM - Tuesday " January 7, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT TO BE HELD AT A LATER DATE: Fenton Cemetery " Fenton, IL

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