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Catherine Charlene Rupert Belford
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1931
New Hartford
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 2004
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

CHARLENE BELFORD , 72, died April 29, 2004, the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born Aug. 8, 1931 in New Hartford to Harrison and Katie Reinbold Rupert. She married Eugene Belford Feb. 26, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pittsfield and he survives. She worked for 26 years for the Brown Shoe Company in Pittsfield as an office clerk. She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pittsfield. She graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1949. In her early years she was active in Illinois Rural Youth, an avid NASCAR fan of Dale Jarrett and St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan, collected bells, bears, pictures and bowls. Survivors are her husband Eugene Belford; son, Jim Belford of Pittsfield; brother-in-law, Terrill Belford of Pittsfield; 3 sisters-in-law, Leta Dell of Griggsville, Mary Evelyn Rupert and Mae Rupert, both of Pittsfield; several loving nieces, nephews, great, great-great-nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Wally and Charles Rupert, and a half sister, Leila Shum. Funeral services were held Sun, May 2, at 1:30 pm at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield with Rev. Clay Boyd officiating. Burial was at West Cemetery in Pittsfield. Visitation was at the funeral home Sat, May 1, with family receiving friends from 6 - 8 pm. Memorials are suggested to the Work Activity Center in Pittsfield or West Cemetery or donor's choice. A lunch was served at the Les Allen home following the service.
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  Harold Belford (1924 - 2012)*
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Pittsfield West Cemetery
Pike County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Candace Smith
Record added: Aug 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75404747
Catherine Charlene <i>Rupert</i> Belford
Added by: Kathy Robinson
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