|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1896|
Rock Island County
|Death: ||Nov. 15, 1957|
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday in the Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian church for Mrs. Chester Boruff, age 61, of near Buffalo Prairie, who passed away November 15 at 8:00 p.m. in her home following an extended illness. The Rev. Donald Cooper, pastor, officiated and rites were conducted at the church by Prairie Chapter OES. Burial was in the Buffalo Prairie cemetery.
Mrs. Maurice Kimball was organist and pallbearers werre Merle Boruff, Vernon Norton, Ernest Eckhardt, Raymond Lincoln, Jim Feldman and Dave Hessman.
Lucille M. Powell was born July 16,1896,in Illinois City, the daughter of John G. and Mary Yates Powell. On June 7, 1916, at Bufalo Prairie she was married to Chester H. Boruff.
Mrs. Boruff had been a lifelong resident of the Buffalo Prairie community. She attended school in Drury, was a graduate of Muscatine High school and atended Macomb State Teachers college. She taught school for several years at rural schools in Drury. She was a member of prairie Chapter OES, White Shrine of Aledo, the Missionary Society of Buffalo Prairie church and the Hazel Dell Community club.
She is survived by five sons, John P. of Aledo, Capt. Marlin W. of Channta AFB, Rantoul, Glen L. of Milan, Vaughn R. of near Buffalo Prairie and Gary C. of Moline; three brothers, Kenneth Powell of Muscatine, John Powell of West Liberty, Iowa, and Wallace Powell of Galesburg; a sister, Mrs. Sylvia Kistler, of Buffalo Prairie; and seven grand-children. Her husband preceded her in death on June 10, 1950.
----------Buffalo Prairie Correspondent.
Source: Rock Island Argus, dated November 22, 1957.
John Grant Powell (1866 - 1943)
Mary Isabel Yates Powell (1867 - 1955)
Chester Hessman Boruff (1894 - 1950)*
Kenneth Yates Powell (1894 - 1977)*
Lucille Maude Powell Boruff (1896 - 1957)
Sylvia Manilla Powell Kistler (1897 - 1988)*
Wallace Hessman Powell (1903 - 1963)*
John Grant Powell (1908 - 1990)*
Buffalo Prairie Cemetery
Rock Island County
Maintained by: Dianna Powell Martin
Originally Created by: Emma Simmons
Record added: Mar 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107165057
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