|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1892|
|Death: ||May 10, 1978|
Charles A. McLean, 86, of Hillsboro, father of Mrs. Loretta Pearse of Nokomis, died Wednesday, May 10 at 12:45 a.m. in Hillsboro Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. at Bass Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Rev. Dwight Hemken will officiate and burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today, May 11.
He was born Mar. 10, 1892, in Braidwood, a son of Charles and Janet (McFarland) McLean. On Jan. 14, 1914, he married Gertrude Beer in Shelbyville, who died Nov. 25, 1975. He came to Nokomis and lived here for six years. In 1934 he moved to Hillsboro. He was formerly a member of Progressive Miners Local, and a member of Schram City Baptist Church.
Surviving are his children, Mrs. Pearse of Nokomis, Billy, Mrs. Lucille Dilley and Mrs. Clifford (Lorine) Lentz, all of Hillsboro, and Charles of Donnellson; sisters, Irene Lankford of Nokomis, Mrs. Jenny Martin of Chicago, Mrs. Peter (Margurite) Meur and Mrs. Fred (Mabel) Rieke, both of Mountain Home, Ark., 20 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Four brothers, Bob, Bill, Tommy and Johnnie, and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Williams and Mrs. Lizzie Bill, are deceased.
--Nokomis Free Press-Progress, May 11, 1978
Charles Andrew McLean (1863 - 1918)
Jeanetta McFarland McLean (1866 - 1940)
Gertrude Illinois Beer McLean (1894 - 1975)*
Loretta Pauline McLean Pearse (1915 - 2006)*
Lucille M McLean Dilley (1923 - 2003)*
Lorine J McLean Lentz (1925 - 2012)*
Robert M McLean (1886 - 1962)*
William McLean (1890 - 1965)*
Charles Andrew McLean (1892 - 1978)
Thomas McLean (1896 - 1958)*
John R McLean (1904 - 1968)*
Irene McLean Lankford (1910 - 1994)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Pearse
Record added: Jul 16, 2010
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