Henry Francis Averill

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Henry Francis Averill

  • Birth 24 Jan 1918 Banner, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 20 Dec 1999 Lewistown, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 98140302

The Rushville Times, December 29, 1999

Henry F. Averill, 81, of Lewistown, formerly of Ipava, died Monday, Dec. 20, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Jan. 24, 1918, at Duck Island in Banner Township of Fulton County, the son of Arthur A. and Daisy (Lingenfelter) Averill.

He married Wanda Parr April 16, 1955, in Canton. She died Sept. 30, 1987. He is survived by one son, Arthur (wife, MaryAnn) Averill of Peoria; three daughters, Edith Atwater of Ipava, Mrs. Sheldon (Yvonne) Zaborac of Canton and Mrs. Rodney (Patricia ) Burke of Rock Springs, Wyo.; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lewistown. He was an army veteran of World War II and was employed as a small arms repair-man for the Illinois Army National Guard in Springfield, retiring in 1978.

Funeral services were Thursday, Dec. 23, 1999, at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with the Rev. Robert O'Connor officiating. Burial was at Maryville Cemetery in Bryant. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.



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  • Created by: Preserving the Past
  • Added: 1 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98140302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Francis Averill (24 Jan 1918–20 Dec 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98140302, citing Maryville Cemetery, Bryant, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Preserving the Past (contributor 47480910) .