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John W. Brittin
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1911
Death: Oct. 11, 1990

John Wesley Brittin, 79, died October 11, 1990 at LeRoy Manor, LeRoy, Illinois.

He was born July 17, 1911, in LeRoy, a son of Leonard and Mattie Crockett Brittin. He married Gladys Stiger January 3, 1930, in Bloomington, Illinois. She died July 11, 1988.

Survivors include a son, Loren, a brother, Lester, two sisters, Laurabell Williams,and Delpha Ferrell, four grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

A brother preceded him in death.

He farmed in the LeRoy area and worked at Mennonite Hospital, Bloomington, for a number of years.

He later went into business for himself as owner-operator of Brittin's Carpet Cleaning in LeRoy.

He enjoyed playing the fiddle and for the last several years entered Bluegrass and Old Fiddlers contests.

He was a member of LeRoy Christian Church.

Published Pantagraph, The (Bloomington, IL) - October 12, 1990 
 
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  Gladys M. Brittin (1913 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Saybrook
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Dec 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23401968
John W. Brittin
Added by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
 
 
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I know you are playing the banjo for God and the angels, John. Rest in Peace.
- Patricia Henson
 Added: Apr. 22, 2009

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Dec. 14, 2007
 
 
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