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Donald Eugene Wakenight
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1940
Dixon
Lee County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1993
Prophetstown
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

Wakenight was born Jan. 21, 1940, in Dixon, son of Raymond and Ethel (Johnson) Wakenight. He was a graduate of Rock Falls High School. On Jan. 19, 1940 (note wrong date), he married Rita Aldous in Sterling. He had been employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co., Sterling, where he worked in the conditioning yard of the 24" mill until retiring in January of this year.
Wakenight was a avid gardener, and enjoyed many other things that kept him busy.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Sonya Alden of Rock Falls, Sheila Hendrix of Sterling, Donna Wakenight, Patty Ohnen, Jennifer Wakenight, and JoAnne Wakenight all of Prophetstown; sons, Donald J. and Raymond E. Wakenight, both of Prophetstown; a grandson; his mother, Ethel Quinn of Sterling; his father of Galt; and sisters, Linda Welker of Milledgeville. 
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Prophetstown
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Strow
Record added: Jun 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8965833
Donald Eugene Wakenight
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Donald Eugene Wakenight
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Donald Eugene Wakenight
Added by: Connie Lou
 
 
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Rest in peace Mr. Wakenight.
- Connie Lou
 Added: Jan. 27, 2013
Always in our Hearts and Memories.
- Donna Wakenight
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012
Mat your memory forever live on in our families history. R.I.P.
- Sharon Strow
 Added: Jun. 22, 2004
 
 
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