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Shirley Keslinger Wennlund, 94, of La Fox, Ill.

Posted: Friday, Jan 25th, 2013

LA FOX, Ill. — Shirley Keslinger Wennlund, 94, of La Fox, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at her home.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Conley Funeral Home in Elburn, Ill. Burial will be at Blackberry Township Cemetery in Elburn.

Memorials may be directed to the “Shirley Wennlund Memorial” and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, Ill. 60119. Visit www.conleycare.com.

Shirley Keslinger was born Oct. 25, 1918, to Charles and Jennie (Johnson) Keslinger in Aurora, Ill . She grew up in La Fox and graduated from Geneva High School in 1936.

She married Ben Wennlund May 21, 1938, in her parent’s home. They lived in Virgil before moving to Maple Park, Ill., moving to their present home in 1940. She worked as a bookkeeper and cooked for hired hands. She was a member of the La Fox Helping Hands. She and her husband enjoyed dancing.

She is survived by a daughter, Darlene (Dave) Schingoethe of Brookings; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Carol Winkley of Corpus Christi, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ben.  

For the complete article see the 01-24-2013 issue.

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