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Bert E. Craig
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1923
Hudson
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1989
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Bert E. Craig, 66, of Bloomington, died at 4 a.m. yesterday (Nov. 19, 1989) at Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

He was born Jan. 30, 1923 in Hudson, a son of John and Sarah Brown Craig. He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Surviving are one brother, Thomas W. Craig; three sisters, Dora Craig, Mary Craig and Jeretta Craig and a niece he raised, Betty Craig Schlink, Hudson.

Mr. Craig was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and McLean County Farm Bureau.

He farmed at his former rural Bloomington address for 48 years, retiring about a year ago. With his sister, he ran a day care center for 15 years, also retiring about a year ago.

He was involved in dairy and grain farming.

Pantagraph, The (Bloomington, IL) - Monday, November 20, 1989

 
 
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 Parents:
  John David Craig (1863 - 1953)
  Sarah Brown Craig (1882 - 1960)
 
 Siblings:
  Dora Mae Craig (1907 - 2004)*
  John Robert Craig (1909 - 1968)*
  Mary I. Craig (1910 - 2005)**
  Jeretta E. Craig (1918 - 2005)*
  Bert E. Craig (1923 - 1989)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hudson Cemetery
Hudson
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Oct 05, 2005
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Bert E. Craig
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