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James E. Workman

April 9, 1944 January 17, 2014
James E. Workman
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JAMES E. WORKMAN, 69, of 711 Milnes Drive, Morrison, IL, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at C.G.H. Medical Center in Sterling, IL. Jim was born April 9, 1944, to Jacob C. and Catherine I. (Nice) Workman in Morrison. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools and was a 1962 graduate of Morrison High School. He married Vicky L. Housenga on January 26, 1968, in Fulton, IL. Jim was employed by General Electric Co. in Morrison for over 40 years, retiring in 2002. He was a member of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison. He was also a member of the Morrison Dunlap Lodge #321 AF & AM, the former Morrison Country Club, and served on the Morrison Unit #6 School Board. Jim played fast pitch softball and enjoyed bowling, golfing, woodworking and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Vicky; two daughters, Angie (Darrel) VanderVinne and Melissa (David) Sterenberg, both of Morrison; five grandchildren, Faith and Camden VanderVinne; Meghan, Madeline and Dawson Sterenberg. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Jacob James Sterenberg.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Tuesday " January 21, 2014 at the Emmanuel Reformed Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING: Rev. Ken ZuithoffVISITATION: 4:00 " 7:00 PM Monday " January 20, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home INTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL

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