Menard County Review 19 July 2002

Rowena G Forden, 91, of Petersburg, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at 6:55 a.m. at Menard Convalescent Center.

She was born August 12, 1910, in Menard County, the daughter of Alfred and Margaret Neff Yoakum. She married Harold H. Forden on May 5, 1929 in Petersburg; he died February 28, 1989.

Mrs. Forden worked for the Illinois Veterans Commission and was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Petersburg.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Friday July 12 at Rose Hill Cemetery in Petersburg with Rev. Wayne Meyer officiating. Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg was in charge of arrangements.

Transcribed By: Rajean Gallagher


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