HAZEL W. (Whisler) GIFFROW - 85, of Princeton, formerly of Rock Falls, died Nov. 1, 1992, at Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Karen Schilling, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Blair Funeral home, Sterling.

Mrs. Giffrow was born Nov. 3, 1906, in Jordan Township, the daughter of Melton B. and Mary (Cross) Whisler. She married Harold Giffrow, Feb. 9, 1926. She attended Brown's Business College in Sterling. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, past president and life member of the United Methodist Women, formerly W.S.C.S., a Sunday School teacher, member of Sterling and Rock Falls Women's Clubs, Hume Township, Homemakers, Illinois Arabian Horse Association, and Sauk Valley Horseman's Association. She and her husband and daughter ran the Lark Lee Arabian Horse Farm, south of Rock Falls.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles D. (Judith) Putts and Shirley Giffrow, both of Princeton; one son, Robert D. Giffrow of Sherman Oaks, Calif.; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and one
sister, Bertha Gilbert.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, November 2, 1992 - Monday, pg 2, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 




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