OBITUARY

 

INA B. (Peterson) KEIGWIN

Walnut: - Mrs.Ina B. Keigwin, 68, RFD 1, Walnut, died Saturday evening in Community General Hospital, Sterling, following a long illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Walnut United Methodist Church with Rev. Forrest Hergert, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Allen-Garland Funeral Home, and the body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. Tuesday to lie in state until the funeral hour. A memorial has been established to the Walnut United Methodist Church.

Ina Keigwin was born on Sept. 6, 1914 in Rock Falls, the daughter of Harry and Johanna Nelson Peterson. She moved into the Walnut community at the age of 10. She graduated from Walnut High School in 1932 and from the Kewanee Public Hospital School of Nursing in 1936. Her professional career included institutional, educational and industrial positions. On Aug. 12, 1941 she was united in marriage to Charles Keigwin.

Surviving are her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Natalie) Eustice, LaSalle; three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Glen (Enid) Eickmeier, Princeton; and four brothers, John Peterson, Herny; Harry Peterson, Bureau; Donald Peterson, Sterling; and Kenneth Peterson, Amboy.

 (The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, July 18, 1983 - Monday, pg A4, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 

 

 


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