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 Santford Oral Simmons

Santford Oral Simmons

Oakley, Logan County, Kansas, USA
Death 19 May 1998 (aged 75)
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot T - 238
Memorial ID 1181651 · View Source
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Santford O. Simmons, 75, of Rock Island, died Tuesday, May 19,1998, at his home.

Services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Rock Island,where he was a member. Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military rites will be conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246.

Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Wheelan Funeral Home, Rock Island, where a wake service will be conducted at 7:30. Memorials may be made to the church or Pathway Hospice, Rock Island.

Mr. Simmons was born July 7, 1922, in Oakley, Kan., the son of Oral and Katie Varns Simmons. He married Frances L. Miles Oct. 10, 1942, in Moline.

He was a machinist at the Rock Island Arsenal, retiring in 1984. He had previously worked at the former Eagle Signal Co., Davenport.

He was a WW II Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, a son and daughter-in-law, and grandsons.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Teryle Hovinga; and sisters, Goldie Raes and Marjorie Sheley.
(Dispatch-Argus, May 20, 1998)

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