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Submitted by Richard & Lois Wetzell


Date of Birth: December 25, 1960

Date of Death: September 20, 1994


Services: Saturday, September 24, 1994, 10:00 a.m.

United Methodist Church of Tampico

Clergy: Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil

Organist: Betsy Hoover

Soloist: Tim Watson

Pallbearers: Bob Batten; Todd Batten; Greg Cole; Greg Nielsen; Doug Rockwell; Jeff Rosene

Place of Interment: Tampico Memorial Cemetery



Mr. Rodney J. Farnham, 33, of 2529 Bond Street, Niles, MI and formerly of Tampico, IL, died Tuesday evening, September 20, 1994 in Pawating Hospital in Niles, MI.


Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitaition will b e on Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico. A memorial has been established in his memory to the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation.


Mr. Farnham was born on December 24, 1960 in Sterling, IL, the son of Jack and Phyllis Jones Farnham. He was united in marriage to Shirley M. Rodriguez in Tampico, IL on April 28, 1984. He was employed at Wel McLain in Benton Harbor, MI as a quality Assurance Engineer. He was a 1979 graduate of Tampico High School and a 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL


He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Niles, MI, one son, Jason, and one daughter, Amber, both at home, his father, Jack Farnham of Sterling, IL, three sisters, Mrs. Norman (Patricia) Rittenhouse of Fairbury, IL, Mrs. Robert (Karen) Garret of Geneseo, IL, and Mrs. Marc (Cynthia) Melton of  Prophetstown, IL, and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his mother in 1993.

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