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Obits > 1955 - Albert Redell

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
August 1, 1955 - Monday, pg 2
Albert Redell Dies, Funeral Rites Tuesday
Erie: - Albert Redell, 75, of Spring Hill died unexpectedly at 8:45 p.m. Saturday night.  He was stricken with a heart attack while driving home alone from Prophetstown on the blacktop road  in Portland township.  He evidently felt the attack coming and started to drive into the farm yard where Arlo Paxton lived.  He shut off the ignition and the car ran into the fence with only slight damage to the front of the car.  The family saw him and an ambulance was immediately called, but he was  pronounced dead when the ambulance arrived.  He had been in ill health for nine months.
The body is at the Schilling Funeral Home in Erie.  Funeral services will be held at Spring Hill EUB Church at 2 p.m. (CST)  Tuesday.  Burial will be in Sharon Cemetery.
Albert Redell was born April 30, 1880 in Yorktown, the son of Louis and Rachel Ashton Redell.  He was reared and educated in Yorktown.  He came to Spring Hill 52 years ago.  He was married Jan. 30, 1914 at Spring Hill to Cecelia Yepsen.  He was a tiler.
He is survived by the widow and 12 children, including six sons, Charles Redell, Clinton, Iowa; Roy Redell, Spring Hill; Elbert Redell nd Delbert Redell, both of Spring Hill;  Raymond Redell, Erie, and William Redell at home; six daughters, Mrs. Francis (Lila) Stone, Prophetstown;  Mrs. Clyde (Betty) Unger, Port Byiron;  Mrs. Dennis (Dorothy) Blevins, East St. Louis, Mo.;  Mrs. Donald (Bonnie) Whitted, Geneseo;  Mrs. Leslie (Arlene) Dever, Prophetstown, and Carol Redell at home.  He is also survived by three brothers, Edward Redell, Lyndon;  Charles Redell, Spring Hill and John Redell, Erie, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Blake, Waterloo, Neb., and Mrs. George Fuller, Spring Hill;, and 36 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, Robert, one brother and two sisters. 

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