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Obits > 2004 - Noel Dean Little

Submitted by Melva Taylor

Sauk Valley Sunday, Sterling, Illinois
August 1, 2004 - pg A6
Tampico: - Noel Dean Little, 70, of Tampico died Friday, July 30, 2004 at CGH Medical Center.  He was employed by Northwestern Steel and Wire Co., Parish Alford Plant, Rock Falls, for 33 years until retiring.
Mr. Little was born Nov. 10, 1933, in McLeansboro, the son of Noble Jackson and Kathleen (Williams) Little.  He served in the Army during the Korean War.  He married Marjorie Purkapile on July 14, 1956, in Rock Falls.  He attended Harvest Time Bible Church, Rock Falls, and enjoyed pitching horseshoes and bowling.
Survivors include his wife:  two daughters, Rose (Randy) Miller of Saline, Mich., and Debbra Little of Tampico;  three sons, Paul (Mary) Little of Marion, Iowa;  John Little of West Frankford and David (Lisa) Little of Tampico;  two sisters, Eloise (Jim) Hamilton of Monticello and Phyllis Gleason of Brookfield, Mo.;  three brothers, Kenneth Little of Loveland, Colo.,  Larry (Sherry) Little of Ocala, Fla., and Roger (Linda) Little of Corinth, Texas;  four grandchildren and a great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Klockenga; and two brothers, Randal Little and Shelby Little. 

The funeral is at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Harvest Time Bible Church, Rock Falls, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks, pastor, officiating.  Private family burial is at Tampico Cemetery.  Visitation is from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.  Arrangements were completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, Rock Falls.  Condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.

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