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 Wilfred House Denley, Jr

Wilfred House Denley, Jr

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 2 Aug 1999 (aged 82)
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Y - 308
Memorial ID 574406 · View Source
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Wilfred H. Denley Jr., 82, of Moline, died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Rosewood Health Care Center, Moline.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Esterdahl Mortuary Ltd. in Moline. Visitation will be today 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island, with military rites conducted by Moline American Legion Post 246. Memorials may be made to the Scholarship Fund at Moline Vikings.

Wilfred H. was born Aug. 4, 1916, in Chicago, the son of Wilfred House Sr. and Hattie Redlin Denley. He married Maxine Dorothy Payton April 12, 1946, in Moline. She died April 21, 1999.

He was employed as a machine operator at International Harvester in East Moline for 44 years and also worked as a bartender at Harley's in Moline for 37 years along with his other job at night.

He was an Army veteran of WW II.

He was a member of VFW Post 2153 in Moline; the American Legion Post 246; the Thor Lodge 9 I.O.V.; and the Svithoid Club.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Lance and Lynne Hatcher, Arlington, Texas, and Lynn and Marvel Payton, Leon, Iowa; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a half-sister, Ruth Schmehil, McHenry, Ill.; and a half-brother, Harold Norman, Sun City, Calif.
(Rock Island Argus, Aug. 4, 1999)

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  • Maintained by: Paul Mack
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 574406
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilfred House Denley, Jr (4 Aug 1916–2 Aug 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 574406, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .