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Charlene Stone

PRINCETON — Charlene K. Stone, 76, of Princeton passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at her home.

Born Sept. 30, 1937, in Kewanee to Charles and Madeline (Headley) Dickey, she married Clarence "Bill" Stone Feb. 14, 1959, in Messiah Lutheran Church in Galva.

She graduated from Galva High School in 1955 and from OSF Nursing School in 1958. She was an OB nurse at Perry Memorial Hospital for 32 years.

She was an active member of Princeton Bible Church.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Clarence "Bill" Stone of Princeton; three children, Debra Roberts of Princeton, Vicki (Tim) Manahan of Dover and Gregory (Katie) Stone of Minnesota; nine grandchildren, Courtney Luna, Lindsey Roberts, Kristi Slutz, Ryan Manahan, Nicole Manahan, Megan Manahan, Matthew Stone, Colin Stone and David Stone; six great-grandchildren; and her best friend of 71 years, Kay Huber.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Michael Stone.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Princeton Bible Church with Pastor Ken Wilson officiating. Burial will be private and at a later date.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Princeton Bible Church.

The Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton is assisting the family with arrangements.

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