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Obituaries

George DeWaele

WALNUT — George DeWaele, 91, of Walnut died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Heritage Health of Walnut.

He was born March 30, 1927, in Prophetstown, the son of August and Florence (Becker) DeWaele.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and farmed for most of his life. He was a life member of the Geneseo America Legion.

Survivors include two sisters, Anna Fridge of Walnut and Zulma “Babe” Coville of Walnut; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death in death by five brothers, Lyman, Loren, Herbert, Richard and Robert; and one sister, Arlene DeWaele.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. The funeral will follow at 10:30 a.m., with the Rev. Brian Moore officiating. Burial, with military honors, will conclude at Walnut Cemetery.

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