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Obits > 1968- Harry A. Francis

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette- Sterling, Rock Falls- Illinois

Harry A. Francis Succumbs Wednesday
Prophetstown: - Harry Francis, 77, passed away Wednesday morning at the Prophets Reviewview Center.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the United Methodist Church, the Rev. Paul Olson officiating, with burial in Lyndon Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Gardner Funeral Chapel, Prophetstown, this evening, Thursday. A memorial has been established for the Prophets Riverview Center.
Harry Albert Francis was born Sept. 24, 1890 in Lutesville, Mo., the son of George W. and Cordelia (Lutes) Francis. He married Vallie May Hahrr of Lutesville on Dec. 17, 1910. He moved to Prophetstown from Lyndon in 1953. He was a member of the Sylvan Baptist Church of Lutesville.
He is survived by three sons, Floyd and Glenn of Prophetstown; Kenneth of Lyndon; four daughters, Mrs. Merle (Anna) Heath of Polo; Mrs. Hugo (Edna) Olson; Mrs. Vesta (Violet) Vittitow; Mrs. William (Velma) Klockenga, all of Prophetstown; three brothers, David and Ollie of Advance, Mo.; Jesse of Garden Plain; 25 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded by his parents, wife, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Hansen and two sisters

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