Harlan Craig


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 7:23 pm
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Harlan C. Craig, 88, of Kewanee, died Jan. 31, 2013, at home.
Memorial services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee, with visitation noon to services. Inurnment is at Evergreen Memory Gardens, rural Kewanee.
He was born Jan. 8, 1925, in Kewanee, to Lee and Nettie Craig. He married Phyllis Ellenwood June 12, 1948, in Cambridge. She died Jan. 17, 1985. He married Eleanor Chamberlain in 1988. She died in 1996.
Surviving are children, Mark, Polk City, Fla., Gail Kroll, Wakefield, R.I., Wendy Andree, St. Cloud, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Mabel Andris, Annawan. He was preceded in death by children, Randy and Eileen.














 



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