|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1899|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1980|
Frank R. DeBord, 80, a Kewanee Boiler Co. retiree living at 201 Washington Apartments, died early today, April 9, in Kewanee Public Hosptial.
He was born Aug. 25, 1899 in Sneedsville, Tenn. The son of William and LaVerne DeBord. He was reared and educated in Teneesee. He married Leoni Shorb on March 6, 1921 in Range, Okla. The Debords moved to Kewanee in 1923. Mrs. DeBord died in 1972. DeBord married Alice Dunlap on Feb. 4, 1977 in Kewanee. She survives, with two daughters. Mrs. Walter (Ida) Hadsall and Mrs. Clarence (Irene) Jones, both of Kewanee, a son, Harold of Emden: 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, three sisters, and a daughter.
DeBord was employed by Kewanee Boiler Co. for 25 years prior to retirement.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the Cavanagh and Schueneman Funeral Home. Rev. Donald K. Herrick pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the First Baptist Church.
Source: Star Courier, Kewanee, Ill Wednesday, April 9, 1980
Leona Mae Shorb Debord (1902 - 1972)*
Irene L. DeBord Jones (1924 - 2011)*
South Pleasant View Cemetery
Plot: SPV BLK 27 Lot 2204 Grave 1
Created by: Glen Love
Record added: Apr 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68006634