Nellie McKeag Birthday


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Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 12:24 pm
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Nellie Jane McKeag, Lynn Center, will be 90 years old on Dec. 19. She was born in 1922, the daughter of John and Sadie Hancock Moline.
She was raised in Cable, Ill., where she met and married Vernon McKeag in 1943. They farmed in rural Viola until 1962, when they moved to Lynn Center. Vernon died in 1998.
They are parents to Bobbye, Sandy, Vern and Andy.
She is a lifetime member of Cable Community Church, where she served as deacon and taught Sunday school for many years. Come celebrate with her family and her church family at noon at the church after services on Dec. 16.
Nellie resides at Avonlea Cottage, 2021 East 1st St., No. 24, Milan, IL 61264, and loves cards.












 



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