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Frank Eugene Chamberlain
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1917
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1994
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

VARNA: Frank Eugene Chamberlain, 77, of 507 Locust Street in Varna, IL, died at 2 p.m. at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born October 10, 1917, in Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria, IL, to Harry F. and Margaret Watkins Chamberlain. His mother passed away when he was two, and his father later married Gertrude Junker.

He married Hattie Virginia Graves on June 27, 1940, in Davenport, IA. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Linda (Roy) Bevis of Cherokee, AL; and Mrs. Bonnie (Douglas) Koke of Havana, IL; four brothers, Randall (Marg) of Bradford, IL; Jake (Laura)of Tiskilwa, IL; Warren (Ruth) of Varna, IL; and Norm (Lucille) of Sunnyland, IL; four sisters, Mrs. Pat (Jerry) Rudd of Georgia; Mrs. Jo Anne (William) Chrissman, Mrs. Mary Lou (Jim) Jeffries, and Mrs. Beverly (Tom) Williams, all of Florida; three granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Two brothers preceded him in death.

He was a carpenter and was a perfectionist in his work. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Varna, IL, and a former member of the Varna Rotary Club and Varna Fire Department.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Varna Funeral Home. The Rev. Lane Knouse will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cumberland Cemetery in rural Wenona, IL.
Memorials may be made to any charity.
Obituary saved by family member.

My Dad suffered terribly with reumatoid arthritis as you can see by his wrist. He was in constant pain - but he never complained. Most of his joints were affected by this crippling disease. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry F. Chamberlain (1895 - 1961)
  Margaret Ellen Watkins Chamberlain (1893 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Hattie Virginia Graves Chamberlain (1921 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Harry Randall Chamberlain (1916 - 1997)*
  Frank Eugene Chamberlain (1917 - 1994)
  Baby Boy Chamberlain (1920 - 1920)*
  Wayne Lee Chamberlain (1933 - 1979)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cumberland Cemetery
Wenona
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Bonnie Koke
Originally Created by: Stephanie Graves
Record added: Nov 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5993873
Frank Eugene Chamberlain
Added by: Bonnie Koke
 
Frank Eugene Chamberlain
Added by: Bonnie Koke
 
Frank Eugene Chamberlain
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Happy Anniversary to you and mom. Miss you so much.
- Love, Bonnie
 Added: Jun. 27, 2014
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY, Dad. I sure do miss you.
- Love, Bonnie
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014
Happy Birthday, Dad. You would be 96 years old today. Wish I could have had you that long, but I wouldn't have wanted you to hurt the way you did.I think of you and mom so often and miss you both very much. Always know you are in my heart.
- Love, Bonnie
 Added: Oct. 10, 2013
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