Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
August 10, 1984 - Friday, pg A4
Tampico: - Carlos J. McNinch, 56, Tampico, was pronounced dead on arrival early Friday morning at Community General Hospital, Sterling.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Yorktown, with the Rev. Joyce Heintz, pastor, and the Rev. Brad Wilson, pastor of the Tampico United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery. The Tampico American Legion Post 574 will conduct Military Rites at the gravesite. Visitation will be on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Garland Funeral Home, Tampico. A memorial has been established.
Carlos McNinch was born on Feb. 16, 1928 in Rock Falls, the son of Carl C. and Phoebe Bonnell McNinch. On June 11, 1950 he married the former Amaryllis Scanlan in Rock Falls. He was employed at RB&W in Rock Falls at the time of his death. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Amaryllis, Tampico; two daughters, Mrs. Jan (Kathy) Weinrich, Tampico, and Mrs. Gordon (Paulette) Zaagman, Morrison; five sons, Carlos, Mitchell, Kirk and Greg, all of Tampico and Thomas Patrick, Rock Falls; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Charles, Rock Falls, and Doug, Nelson; three sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Charlotte) Spease, and Mrs. Joe (Pat) Scanlan, both of Rock Falls and Mrs. Vernon (Lola) Ex, Charlestown, S.C.
Preceding him in death were his parents.