LAURA M. CONLEY, 87, of 1606 Fifth Ave., Rock Falls, died Sunday at her home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral Home in Rock Falls with Rev. James Werner, pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday the funeral home. A memorial has been established.

She was born April 1, 1902 in Tiskilwa, the daughter of William and Celia Wirth Conley. She was a member of the New Bedford Christian Church and the Thomastown Royal Neighbors.

She is survived by one son, Edward Conley of Rock Falls; one daughter, Mrs. Harold (Wilhelmina) Miller of Manlius; one brother, Ernest Conley of Rock Falls; one sister, Wilhelmina Heurlin of Rock Falls, one sister-in-law Charlotte Conley of Rock Falls; five grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, five brothers, and one great-grandson, Mark Miller.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, July 31, 1989 - Monday, pg A2, col. 5, submitted by Melva Taylor)




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