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Obits > Howard LaDue 1981

Daily Gazette, March 16, 1981

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
Mar 16, 1981 - pg A4, col. 3

Howard LaDue

Prophetstown - Howard S. LaDue, 71, of Prophetstown, died suddenly Saturday evening in Mercy Hospital, Clinton, Iowa.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the United Methodist Church with the Rev. Marshall Besty, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Leon Cemetery, rural Prophetstown. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. today in the United Methodist Church parlor.

Memorials may be made to the Diabetes or Heart Association. Mr. LaDue was born Jan. 10, 1910 in Tampico, the son of Lewis and Nellie (Hunter) LaDue. He was educated in Canada. He was united in marriage to Helen Schutts of Rock Falls on Jan. 15, 1937 in Rock Falls. He farmed in the Carroll and Whiteside County areas until retiring last year. He is survived by his wife, Helen; one daughter, Mrs David (Kathleen) Yordy of Aurora and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

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