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Sgt Chester Worthen “Chet” Shannon

Sgt Chester Worthen “Chet” Shannon

Cedarville, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 May 1987 (aged 92)
Allegan, Allegan County, Michigan, USA
Burial Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Grave SW Lot W1/2 491 Section Christ Child Shrine
Memorial ID 49446017 · View Source
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Age 94. Burial 5/20/99. Machinist, Western Electric.

1920 Residence 5643 Henderson Street, Chicago, Cook Co. IL.

He married Berdie Hildagard Peterson on 9 Sep 1919 in Hillsdale, Hillsdale, Michigan, USA.

He was married second to Stephanie Virginia "Virge" Byczek before 1930.


Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, MI dated Tuesday, May 19, 1987
SHANNON, Mr. Chester W.; 2860 M-40 North; Allegan
Died Sunday, May 17, 1987 at the Allegan General Hospital. Mr. Shannon was born April 26, 1895 in Cedarville, IN the son of George and Lorena Shannon.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during W.W. I. He was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, the V.F.W. Post No. 3667, the D.A.V. Chapter 14 of Holland and was a retired employee of Rockwell International.

Surviving are his wife Stephanie "Virge" (Byczek); 4 sisters, Mrs. Pearl Solt and Elsie Brandenberger, both of Ft. Wayne, IN, June Katherine Shannon Bishoff of Rome City, IN and Caroline Boggs of Bryant, IN; 2 step-brothers; 1 step-sister; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, A Trust 100 Firm, where the rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Mass for Christian burial will be held from the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, St. Edward's Hall at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Rev. Father Lawrence H. Woods celebrant. Military graveside services and interment will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Chester Worthen “Chet” Shannon (26 Apr 1895–17 May 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49446017, citing Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .