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Adele Durbin

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 8:11 a.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Adele Mae Durbin, 74, of Princeton passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley.

Born Oct. 1, 1939, in Paterson, N.J., to Roy and Violet (Whitmore) Biggs, she married Walter Durbin in October of 1977 in Tiskilwa. He preceded her in death.

She was a member of the New Hope Church of the Nazarene and had volunteered with the Girl Scouts.

Surviving are her children, Jeffrey Madsen of Wyanet, Frank (Doris) Madsen of Princeton, Thomas (Chris) Madsen of Princeton, Anna (Matthew) Noll of Princeton and Raymond (Shellie) Madsen of Mark; one stepson, William Durbin; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her special friend, Tammy Thompson.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, in the New Hope Church of the Nazarene, Princeton, with the Rev. Laura Tanner and the Rev. Rhonda Hollars officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Bureau.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the church and also from 9 a.m. until the time of services Friday, May 9, at the church.

Memorials may be directed to her family.

The Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, is in charge of arrangements.

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