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Ella M Barber Austin
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Birth: May 28, 1928
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 2008
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA

Ella M. Austin, 80, of Shirland died at 9:12 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in her own home surrounded by family. Born May 28, 1928, in Roscoe, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James and Mae (Mueller) Barber. Lived for 47 years in Shirland, coming from Rockford. Married Leo G. Austin Sr. on Dec. 18, 1948, in Rockford. She was employed as an operator by Illinois Bell/AT&T for 44 years. Attended the United Methodist Church. Member of the Pioneers Club. Graduated from Hononegah High School Class of 1946. Survivors include son, Leo Guy (Kris) Austin Jr. of Winterhaven, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Linda Austin of Janesville, Wis.; daughter, Emily (Dennis) Hutson of Durand; sons, David (Chrissy) Austin of Davis, Brian (Carolyn) Austin of Rockford, Bruce Austin of Shirland, Carl (Carol) Austin of Roscoe and Mark (Tina) Austin of Shirland; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Cipriani of Barstol, Calif., Ida Hinton of Leaf River, Nancy (Jim) Bigham of Rochelle and Judy (John) of Kissimmee, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents; husband; son, James; and brother, James Barber Jr. Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, in McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., with the Rev. Roland Harkleroad, pastor of Shirland United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial in Shirland Township Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m Tuesday, Dec. 16. Memorials to Shirland United Methodist Church. Visit to send online condolences. 
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  Leo Guy Austin (1927 - 2006)*
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Shirland Cemetery
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: May 02, 2010
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Ella M <i>Barber</i> Austin
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