|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 2010|
Bernard R. Kingsbury, 91 of Kings, passed away on Wed. Nov. 17, 2010 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. He was born on June 30, 1919 in Madrid, Iowa to Ralph and Gladys (Johnson) Kingsbury. Bernard married Mary Rita Duffy on April 23, 1946 and she preceded him on March 31, 1996. He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: Latola Snook and Marie Wiltse; and 2 brothers: Ralph and James Kingsbury. He was a rural mail carrier for many years in the Kings / Davis Junction area. Bernard also farmed and worked in Rockford as a machinist prior to retiring. He was very proud to be a WWII Navy Veteran. Life member of the Rochelle V.F.W. Post 3878, and member of the Stillman Valley American Legion.
Survivors include daughters: Nancy Henna of Rochelle and Joann (Scott) Polzin of Appleton, WI; sons: Jordan (Juana) Kingsbury of Lindenwood, IL and Mike Kingsbury of Kings, IL; brother: Charles (Fritzie) Kingsbury of Valparaiso,IN; 2 sisters: his twin: Bernetta DeShazo of Rochelle and Ruth Ann Fell of Rockford, IL
15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren
Services will be held at Unger-Horner Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Steve Dow officiating. Visitation at Unger-Horner in Rochelle on Friday, Nov. 19th from 4 to 7 PM. Burial at White Rock Cemetery with Military Services by VFW Post 3878. A memorial is being established.
Mary Rita Kingsbury (1923 - 1996)*
His wife is Mary Rita Married 23 Apr 1946
Note: Back of stone USS Ranger CV-4 Chief Petty Officer US Navy 1940-1946, USS Yorktown CV-5 Third Class Pharm Male, US Navy 1944-1946, VB-4 VS-41 Air Group Four, USS Ranger CV-4 1941-1945
White Rock Cemetery
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