Linconie (Wilson) McGeary

Funeral Services for Linconie Wilson McGeary were held on 21 June 1955 at Norbert's Memorial Home, Princeton, Illinois with Rev. Kenneth Fensler, Kasbeer Methodist Church, Kasbeer, Bureau, Illinois officiating. Age at time of death was 87 years, 2 months, 19 days. Buried at Limerick Cemetery, Bureau County, Illinois.

Mrs. McGeary, 87, Kasbeer, Dies

Funeral rites were conducted for Mrs. Linconie McGeary, 87, at Norberg Memorial Home at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Kenneth Fensler officiating. Vocalist was Mrs. Fensler. Casket bears were husbands of the deceased nieces, Harold Swanson, Henry Arndt, Arnold Berggren, LeeRoy Eckberg, Robert Bowars, and Howard Nyberg. Miss Mary and Miss Emma Pickup took care of the floral tributes. Interment was in Limerick Cemetery.

Mrs. McGeary died Sunday at Perry Memorial hospital, Princeton, Bureau Co., Illinois

Linconie, only daughter of Allison and Maria Wilson, was born in Ohio Township on April 8, 1868. She lived in and around Kasbeer all of her life. She was united in marriage to Norman McGeary on December 2 1899. She was an active member of the Kasbeer Community Church until recent years. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. Mrs. McGeary was a central figure in her community. She was a great lover of flowers, and her home was always arranged with the season's flowers. She could be seen in her window crocheting and knitting scarves for the servicemen. She will be missed by many who knew her. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wilson, seven nieces, three nephews, six grandnieces and five grand nephews.

(Bureau County Republican, June ??, 1955, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)




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