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William Joseph Reedy, II

Henderson County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 96)
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Orion, Henry County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100120371 · View Source
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SHERRARD - William J. Reedy II, 96, Sherrard, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Per his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private graveside services for him and his wife, Veta, will be held at a later date; inurnment will be at Western Township Cemetery, Orion. Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home Ltd. is assisting the family with arrangements.
William was born Nov. 4, 1915, in Henderson County, Illinois, the son of William Joseph and Margaret "Nellie" Ryan Reedy. He married Veta Corbin on July 9, 1940, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Alexis. She preceded him in death on Sept. 26, 2004.
William retired as a machinist from Farmall in Rock Island in June of 1975 after 31 years. He enjoyed gardening, reading and furniture refinishing. Above all his love was his family.
Survivors include children William Joseph (Dr. Linda Marshall) Reedy III, Denton, Texas, Sandra Ann McDowell, Woodhull, and Mary Lee Reedy, Rock Island; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two more great-great-granddaughters on the way this month; two sisters, Helene Enderlin, Madison, Wis., and Jeanne Maher, Galesburg; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie and Frances, and a son-in-law, Donald.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting his obituary at

Published in The Register-Mail on November 4, 2012

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