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Fern Irene McKinley Rauth
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1922
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1982
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Irene's obituary appeared in the Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, Illinois, 26 April 1982, Page 7A, Column 2.

Irene, the daughter of Ralph William McKinley and Mary Fern Aitken, was christened 24 Mar 1923 at Tilden United Presbyterian Church, Tliden, Randolph County, Illinois. On 5 Apr 1947 Irene married married John Edward. Based on her obit, Irene and Ralph have no children.

Irene was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Freeburg Auxiliary Post 550 American Legion, Rural Mail Carriers Auxiliary, and the Freeburg Historical Society.

The obituary lists the following survivors: her husband, John of Freeburg; her father, Ralph McKinley of Tilden, IL; four brothers, William McKinley of Tilden, Roy McKinley of Coulterville; Dwight McKinley of Effingham, IL and Lee McKinley of Austin, TX; a sister, Mrs. Victor (Marguerite) Morrison of Granite City; nieces and nephews.

Irene, age 49, of Freeburg, died at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville.

American Legion Ritual were performed at the funeral home. Funeral services were at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Freeburg with Pastor Richard Zulauf officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Freeburg.
Family links: 
  Ralph William McKinley (1899 - 1986)
  Mary Fern Aitken McKinley (1900 - 1974)
  John Edward Rauth (1916 - 1999)
  Marguerite Loraine McKinley Morrison (1920 - 1996)*
  Fern Irene McKinley Rauth (1922 - 1982)
  William Aitken McKinley (1925 - 1989)*
  Roy Lynn McKinley (1927 - 2013)*
  Dwight Charles McKinley (1930 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Josephs Cemetery
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Pam
Record added: Apr 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50690832
Fern Irene <i>McKinley</i> Rauth
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Fern Irene <i>McKinley</i> Rauth
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Fern Irene <i>McKinley</i> Rauth
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