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Obits > 1984 - Clayton L. Sibley

Submitted by Melva L Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

October 12, 1984 - Friday, pg A4



CLAYTON L. SIBLEY, 65, 609 W. Wall St., Morrison, died suddenly Thursday afternoon in his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Renkes-Reynolds Funeral home with the Father Leo Bartel, of St. Mary's Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Erie Cemetery where military services will be held. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. A memorial has been established to the Morrison Area Ambulance and the Illinois Heart Fund.

Clayton Sibley was born on May 3, 1919 in the Prophetstown area, the son of Freeman and Anna Johnson Sibley and raised in the Prophetstown and Erie area. On June 19, 1948 he married Marjorie Dillin in Prophetstown. Following marriage they lived in Erie, Lyndon, and had resided in Morrison the past 12 years. In 1981 he retired from Northwestern Steel and Wire, Sterling, where he had worked for 21 years. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of the Morrison American Legion and the Sterling VFW.

Surviving are his wife, two sons, Ronald and William, both at home; two daughters, Mrs. Theresa Westlund and Mrs. Larry (Connie) Stewart, both of Prophetstown; one brother, Howard, Morrison, three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Kacker and Mrs. Frances Goss, both of Rock Falls and Mrs. James (Marjorie) Douglas, Sterling; and five grandchildren. Preceding him in death were two brothers.

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