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Marvin Pete Scott

May 14, 1930 October 20, 2016
Marvin Pete Scott
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MARVIN K. PETE SCOTT, 86, of Prophetstown, IL, died Thursday, October 20, 2016, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL.Pete was born May 14, 1930 in Moline, IL, to Aubrey J. and C. Ethel (Spencer) Scott. He was a graduate of Prophetstown High School in Prophetstown. He married Coralie A. Cork Weburg on June 22, 1962, in Prophetstown. She died March 30 2009. Pete was first employed by his father at Scotts Grocery in Prophetstown. He later purchased and moved the store to Lafayette Street and operated it until selling the business in 1983. Following that, he worked as a financial . Following that, he worked as a financial consultant for Waddell and Reed in Sterling, IL and as a bookkeeper for Chet Sutton Construction, the City of Prophetstown, and Village of Lyndon for several years. Pete was a member, past president, and treasurer for the Prophetstown Lions Club, past president and treasurer for the Prophetstown-Lyndon Fire Protection District, and a member of the Prophet Hills Country Club. He served as deacon and treasurer of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Prophetstown, served as mayor of Prophetstown from 1978 to 1989 and was director of Prophetstown Main Street. Pete was Grand Marshall of the 2015 Prophetstown Lighted Christmas Parade. He was member, president, and treasurer of Northwestern Illinois Model Railroad Club in Chadwick, IL and was known as the scenery guy. He was also a 50 year member of the Prophetstown Lodge #293 AF AM.Survivors include two daughters, Beth (Wesley) Grau of Gurnee, IL and Joanne (Tom) Baird of South Elgin, IL; one son, David Scott of Morrison, IL; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Alan) Schrank, Jacqueline Grau, Jaci Grau, Zachary Baird, Brandon Scott, Noah Scott, and Leah Scott; and one sister, Nancy Mastergeorge of Seal Beach, CA.He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cork; two brothers, Dale and Donald B. Scott.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ - Prophetstown, IL OFFICIATING: Rev. Andy Ploenzke - Pastor: First Congregational United Church of Christ VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home, 320 Lafayette St, Prophetstown, IL CREMATION RITES WILL BE ACCORDED

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