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Michael G. Whalen

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 24 Feb 2014 (aged 61)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 125670699 · View Source
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Sgt. U.S. Air Force, Vietnam Era-Mr. Whalen died of natural causes at the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center on 2-24-2014.

He is the son of Mr. John & Mrs. Margaret {O'Brien} Whalen of Peoria, Illinois, and the husband of Mrs. Nancy Smith & he later married a Mrs. Michele Taylor Crawford in Morton, Illinois on June 29, 2002.

He does leave one son Mr. Michael Whalen of Peoria, his mother, two stepdaughters, Mrs. Lindsey {Chad} Bruso of Wilmette, Illinois, and Miss Kelley Crawford of New Orleans, Louisiana, one stepson, Bradley {Erin} Crawford of Solon, Iowa, four Grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. Kathleen {Larry} Schwenger, Miss Coleen Whalen, and Mrs. Maureen {Todd} Green, all of Peoria, two brothers, Mr. James Whalen of Peoria Heights, Mr. Daniel {Maureen} Whalen of Peoria.

Two years after graduating from Bergan High School in 1970, he enlisted with the U.S. Air Force, and served as a Sergeant from 1972-1976.

He was employed by John Bearce and the Uftring Auto Mall for many years as an Auto Salesman.

Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal.

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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 27 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125670699
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Michael G. Whalen (20 Jun 1952–24 Feb 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125670699, ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.