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Edna Margaret Wakenight Dusing
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1914
Ogle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1994
Lee County
Illinois, USA

Edna was the daughter of Harry & Margaret Hill Wakenight. She married Stanley Dusing in 1952 in Dixon. They had one daughter. She also had 1 step-daughter, and 3 step-sons from Stanley's first marriage.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church, and taught Sunday School there.
This is my Grandma, and I have dedicated all my hard work and long hours of research on our family history to her. She was a great person, and taught me alot. She is missed and loved greatly by the whole family.

my grandmother

Edna had lived with Stanley Dusing to help him care for the house and children.
One night awhile after Stanley's wife had passed away Stanley had asked Edna not to out on her date and stay with him instead. Soon after they were married and had my mother Margaret Dusing.

Edna's mother, Margaret (Maggie) Hill Wakenight, died in the flu epidemic of 1918. Ray was about 2, Edna about 4 . They then went to live with Annie Hill Slifer, Maggie's Sister. Lived there until Ray was about 9, when Annie died. They then went to live with 2 of her daughters, all married by then. Thier names were Martha ( Joseph) Slifer Franklin, Ellie (Clarence/ Shorty) Slifer McKim, Carrie (Clifford) Slifer Snyder, and Mabel (Martin) Slifer Schryver. Ray went to live with Clifford and Carrie Snyder, and Edna went to live with Clarence and Ellie McKim. Ray lived with the Snyder's until he was 11 years old, then went to live with Mable and Martin Schryver in the Dixon IL area. Edna stayed with the Mckim's until going to Chicago in her teens, then came back to live with the Snyder's. (Pauline Wakenight)

Edna M. Dusing, 80, of the Dixon Health Care Center,
Died Friday, June 24th, 1994. She retired from the Dietary
Dept. of the Dixon Developmental Center after 17 years.
She was born on June 17th, 1914 in Oregon to Harry and Margaret L.
(Hill) Wakenight. She married Stanley Dusing in 1952 in Dixon.
He preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Strow of Dixon; one
Stepson Eugene Dusing of Rockford; one brother, Raymond (Pauline)
Wakenight of Galt; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
And several step grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel Hill
Funeral home with the Rev. James Berry, pastor of the Four Square Church,
Officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Memorial Park. Visitation will
be held Tuesday from 12:30 p.m. until time of the services at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established

Social security death index
Birth Date: 17 Jun 1914
Death Date: 24 Jun 1994
Social Security Number: 343-22-6528
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois 
Family links: 
  Harry Norman Wakenight (1873 - 1929)
  Margaret Louise Hill Wakenight (1880 - 1918)
  Stanley Webster Dusing (1883 - 1964)*
  Margaret Susann Dusing Strow, Weitzel (1953 - 2005)*
  Floyd Wakenight (1905 - 1961)*
  Merel H. Wakenight (1909 - 1978)*
  Leroy Wakenight (1911 - 1989)*
  Twin Girls Wakenight (1913 - 1913)*
  Edna Margaret Wakenight Dusing (1914 - 1994)
  Raymond Wakenight (1916 - 2000)*
  Priscilla Neva Wakenight Mon (1923 - 2007)**
  Roland Andrew Wakenight (1928 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
The death date is wrong should read June
Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
Lee County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Sharon Strow
Record added: Apr 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8698650
Edna Margaret <i>Wakenight</i> Dusing
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Edna Margaret <i>Wakenight</i> Dusing
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Edna Margaret <i>Wakenight</i> Dusing
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with love
- Base Kuhn
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
Grandma, I can't believe it has been almost 11 years now. It is almost my birthday. It's hard not to think about you around my birthday when we were both born on the 17 day of the month. I still miss and love you so much. I know God has taken you home, bu...(Read more)
- Sharon Strow
 Added: Mar. 14, 2005
Happy Birthday Grandma. Thinking of you even more today.
- Sharon Strow
 Added: Jun. 17, 2004
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