Nancy L. Ifft, 80, Fairbury, died at 3:43 pm Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Her funeral will be 2:00 pm Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the First Baptist Church, Fairbury with Pastor Daryl Evans officiating. Burial will be in Avoca Twp. Cemetery, rural Fairbury. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday and 1:00 to 1:45 pm Thursday at the church. The family suggests memorials be given to the Fairbury Echoes Museum or the American Red Cross of the Heartland. Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury is assisting with arrangements.
Nancy was born September 4, 1937 in Glasgow, KY the daughter of A. Gordon and Georgie Mae Houchens Pitcock. She married Arnold V. Ifft on April 28, 1957 in Fairbury. He survives in Fairbury.
Also surviving are their children, Jeff (Cindy) Ifft, Dede (John) Traub, both of Fairbury, Eric (Barbara) Ifft, Morton, Alan (Teressa) Ifft, Highland, IL, twelve grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one brother, Terry (Linda) Pitcock, San Antonio, TX.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Nancy was a homemaker and farm wife who volunteered her time endlessly. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Fairbury and was the children’s librarian at Dominy Memorial Library for 21 years. She received Fairbury’s Citizen of the Year award in 1990 and continued to volunteer her time until her final days.
Norma Aldine Fehr, 80, Fairbury, died at 7:00 am Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Her funeral will be 10:00 am Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Apostolic Christian Church, Fairbury with ministers of the church officiating. Burial will be in the Fairbury Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Fairbury and 9:00 to 9:45 am Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Mrs. Fehr was born January 2, 1938 in Watseka, IL the daughter of Levi A. and Charlma Chelsa Franklin Young. She married Wayne Richard Fehr on July 23, 1960 in Fountain Creek, IL. He survives in Fairbury.
Also surviving are their children, Nada (Jim) Cagle, Ogden, IL, Nathan (Marsha) Fehr, Anthony (Lila) Fehr, Crystal (Roger) Miller, Charles (Kathy) Fehr, Daniel (Rebekah) Fehr, all of Fairbury, Orlyn T. Fehr, Indianapolis, IN, fifteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, four sisters, Elaine Schmid, Fairbury, Joanne (Urban) Kaeb, Cissna Park, Beverly (Paul) Lanz, Strawn, Janet (John) Terry, Danville, and one brother, Wendell (Dorothy) Young, Cissna Park.
She is preceded in death by two sisters.
Mrs. Fehr was a member of the Fairbury Apostolic Christian Church.
Margaret Ann Tinges, 89 of Fairbury, passed away at 7:43 pm, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Fairview Haven Retirement Community, Fairbury.
Funeral Service will be 11 am, Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Chenoa with Pastor Edward Huddleson officiating. Interment will follow the service in Graceland Cemetery, Fairbury.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Chenoa; and 10 to 10:45 am, Thursday, prior to the funeral at the church in Chenoa.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church, Chenoa, SELCAS of Fairbury or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Margaret was born December 17, 1928 in Eppards Point Twp., IL; the daughter of Roy A. and Christine E. (Roeseller) Jacobs. She married Ronald W. Tinges on February 19, 1949 in Chenoa. Her husband preceded her in death on September 23, 2000. Her parents and one daughter-in-law, Diane Tinges, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include three sons, Mark (Kathy) Tinges of Southlake, TX; Darryl (Lorri) Tinges of Fairbury; Jay (Debbie Terrell) Tinges of Marion; six grandchildren, Jason Tinges of Southlake, TX; Christine (Mick) Villers of Flower Mound, TX; Carra Tinges of Chicago; Jesse Tinges of Pontiac; Robert (Megan) Casper of Kappa; and Amy (Jason) Bauman of Chenoa; five great-grandchildren and two sister in-laws, Shirley Stymiest of Manville and Sally Kauffman of Chenoa.
Margaret was a graduate of Chenoa Community High School and attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville.
Margaret was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Chenoa, where she taught Sunday school and Bible school and was the Sunday school treasurer for many years, She was also a Cub Scout Den Mother, was one of the original members of the Eppards Point Twp. Women’s Sunshine Club, and a lifelong member of the Chenoa Historical Society. Margaret was an Avon representative for 46 years and qualified for the President’s Club for 35 consecutive years in the business.
She was awarded the Pontiac Business and Professional Women’s Club “Woman of the Year” in 1980. She was loved to the end of her days and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
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