|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 2010|
From the July 26, 2010 edition of the Rockford Register Star
Nancy L. Ahlquist, 78 ROCKFORD - Nancy L. Ahlquist, 78, of Rockford died Thursday, July 22, 2010, in her home. Born Oct. 7, 1931, in Marinette, Wis., the daughter of Melvin and Bertha (Linser) Benson. Graduate of East High School. Married Roy Ahlquist on June 16, 1951, in Rockford; they shared 59 years together. She was employed for many years at Free Sewing, where she met Roy, later working at American Greetings. Nancy loved playing golf with her friends at Sandy Hollow with the Tuesday Niners, gambling with her sisters and Roy, and bowling with her friends at Don Carter Lanes. Survivors include her husband; daughters, Janice (Tom) Vaassen of Winnebago and Karen (Wayne) Lindquist of Rockford; son, Robert (Cindy) Ahlquist; grandchildren, Cameron and Kaleb Vaassen, and Justin Ahlquist; brothers, Wayne Benson of Georgia and Richard (Audila) Benson of Arizona; and sister, Joan Christopherson of Loves Park. Predeceased by her brother, Melvin Benson; and sister, Betsy Faherty. The family would like to give special thanks to Northern Illinois Hospice Association for their loving care. Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with Pastor Eric Mock officiating. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, in the funeral home.
Roy E Ahlquist (1926 - 2012)*
Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jul 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55472244
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