|Death: ||Aug. 13, 1964|
Married David Wilson Aitken 1931. Children; Annabelle, Peter, Rose Marie, Maxine Irene, Harriet, Ester, Virgil, and David.
From the Freeport Journal Standard, pg. 4, July 27, 1964:
SAVANNA - Mrs. David Aitken, lifelong Savanna resident, died Sunday afternoon while attending the Shelly family reunion in Old Mill Park here. Cause of death was a heart attack. The former Isabelle Shelly
was born Nov. 26, 1906, in Savanna, daughter of Fred and Anna (Tigh) Shelly. She married David Aitken April 26, 1924, at Mount Carroll.
Mrs. Aitken was a past president of Shaw-Leavens Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, a Gold Star Mother and a member of First Methodist Church.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Edward (Maxine) Hebeler, Mrs. Robert (Esther) Phialmlee, Mrs. Allen (Annabelle) McLees and Mrs. Milo (Rose) Reed, all of Savanna, and Mrs. Robert (Harriett) Christ, Sabula, Iowa; two sons, Peter, Clinton, Iowa, and David Jr., Savanna; one brother, Herbert Shelly, Hanover; and 28 grandchildren.
Her husband, a son, Virgil who was killed in Korea, a daughter and two sisters preceded her in death. Service will be Wednesday at
2 p.m. in Law Funeral Home, where visitation will begin at 7
tonight. Burial will be in Savanna Township Cemetery. Rev. William P. Moore, Methodist Church pastor, will officiate.
Rose Marie Aitken Reed (1937 - 1987)*
Savanna Township Cemetery
Created by: veronica hartman
Record added: Oct 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59569866