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George W. Noble

Published: Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 10:58 a.m. CDT

George W. Noble,  88, Mt. Morris, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Morris.

George was born Jan. 18, 1925 in Pine Creek Township, the son of Charles and Adelaide Faye (Bovey) Noble.  

He attended Mt. Morris Schools.  

George was in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in Japan.  

He married Mary Isabell Galyean on Aug.22, 1947 in Mt. Morris.

George was a farmer and he also tested milk for the Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA). 

He was a member of Mt. Morris Church of the Brethren.  

George was a handyman; he had his own way of fixing items. He was a quite modest man.

George is survived by his son,George W. (Brenda) Noble Jr., Oregon; son-in-law, Roy Albertson, Benton, Ky.; daughters, Cathie (Brian) Grover, Chana, and Shirley (Tom) McPhillips, Mt. Morris; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Mary Isabell; daughter, Gail Albertson; son, Charles Noble; grandson, Lance Albertson; great-granddaughter, Felisha Albertson; brother, John; and sister, Adelaide.

Funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. at Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris, with Rev. Virginia Haney officiating.  

Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon.

Visitation was scheduled for Wednesday Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at Finch Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home.

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