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Lawrence J. Whitaker

December 30, 1934 March 11, 2018
Lawrence J. Whitaker
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Obituary for Lawrence J. Whitaker

Lawrence J. Whitaker, 83, Pecatonica, IL died at 6:30 a.m., Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Generations at Neighbors in Byron, IL.

Born December 30, 1934 in Rockford, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence L. and Katherine (McConnell) Whitaker. Married the former Charlotte N. Nailor in Rockford, IL on June 6, 1969. He was employed as a machinist by Sundstrand in Belvidere, IL, retiring in 1983. He then worked for Mobile Truck Stop in Rockford, IL.

Survivors include daughters Vicki (Steve) Fager, O’Fallon, IL, Rita Field, Tulsa, OK and Lisa Vangsness, Rockford, IL; son Tracy Whitaker, Rockford, IL; 10 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Randy Whitaker and brother Charles Whitaker.

Funeral ceremonies will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018 in McCorkle Funeral Home-Countryman Chapel, 529 Washington Street, Pecatonica, IL. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until time of ceremonies Saturday. Final resting place will be in Twelve Mile Grove Cemetery, Pecatonica, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Serenity Hospice, 1658 Illinois 2 Oregon, IL 61061 or Rockford Rescue Mission, 715 W State Street, Rockford, IL 61102.


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Visitation

Saturday

17

Mar

10:00 AM 3/17/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 3/17/2018 11:30:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Saturday

17

Mar

11:30 AM 3/17/2018 11:30:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel

529 Washington St.
Pecatonica, IL 61063

McCorkle Funeral Home - Countryman Chapel
529 Washington St. Pecatonica 61063 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Serenity Hospice and Home

Rockford Rescue Mission

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