75, of 320 W. Prairie St., Wataga, IL, died at 7:58 AM Thursday, October 10, 2002 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
She was born May 11, 1927 in Wataga, IL to Dwight and Rosetta Pearl (Fones) Morgan. She married Russell Dean Line, Sr. on May 11, 1946 in Palmyra, MO. He survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Kevin Line and Jeff Line, both of Wataga, IL and Calvin Line of Galesburg, IL, a daughter, Nancy (and Charles) Rash of Stockton, MO, three brothers, Willard “Bud” (and Beverly) Morgan of Galesburg, IL, Lee (and Linda) Morgan of Wataga, IL and David (and Donna Jean) Morgan of Oneida, IL, four sisters, Dorothy E. Smith of Wataga, IL, Donna Varner of Oneida, IL, Mary (and Everett) Patterson of Galesburg, IL and Lois (and Abe) Berg of Little York, IL, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Russell D. Line, Jr. on April 10, 1975 and a brother.
She worked at the former Meadow Gold Dairy in Galesburg, the former Gale Products Division of Outboard Marine Corporation in Galesburg, and as a nurse’s aide at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. She retired in 1989. She graduated from Wataga (IL) High School in 1944 and lived her entire life in Wataga. She was a member of Wataga Congregational Church. She played Rummy in several card clubs.
Graveside services will be 10:00 AM Saturday October 12, 2002 in Wataga (IL) Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2257, Galesburg. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements.