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)