Obituaries - Florence AGANS
The Rushville Times, January 5, 2000, page 13, column 1
Florence E. Agans, 96, of Macomb, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.
She was born Sept. 16, 1903, in Schuyler County, near Rushville, the daughter of Adam and Lydia Egbert King.
She married Earl Agans on Dec. 15, 1921, in Macomb. He preceded her in death on March 13, 1987.
She is survived by three daughters, Frances Phares of Macomb, Mrs. Pauline Canavit of Rock Island, and Mrs. Bob (Gladys) France of rural Industry; two sons, Edward Agans of Bushnell and Wayne Agans of Macomb; 19 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Kenneth King, of Galesburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons, Gerald and Robert, six brothers, Elmer, Eddie, Artie, Alfred, Fred and Clarence King, four sisters, Helen Buck, Gladys Junhke, Hazel Rasenow, and Doris King.
She had lived her early life in Rushville. She then moved to Frederick, and then to Macomb in 1929. She had worked for Rainbow Cleaners for one year in 1937. She also worked for Hillyer Cleaners and Sweeney Cleaners for 17 years, and for the dietary department at McDonough District Hospital for three years. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Macomb for many years.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 3, 2000, at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb. Gene Fields officiated and burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb. Memorials may be made to a church of the donor’s choice.
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