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William C. "Bill" Devening

Kane | Wednesday, September 11 2013

William C. "Bill" Devening, 77, died unexpectedly at 5:52 p.m., Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in the emergency room at Alton Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Kane, on May 7, 1936, the son of the late Clifton & Annabelle (Ferguson) Devening.

Bill graduated from Jersey Community High School in Jereyville, and was a Lacled Steel Company retiree.

He married the former Patricia (Stiritz) Richardson on Sept. 11, 2008 in Roodhouse, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons and a daughter in law, Clifton Devening of Mt. Sterling, and Jon & Tammy Devening of Jerseyville; two daughters, Donna Devening Brooks and Jane Devening both of Murfreesboro, Tn.; four step children & their spouses, Tina Marie Hendricks, and her fiance', Dale of Alton, Dina & Anthony Kelso of Kane, Teddi Sue Bartholomew of Alton, and Richard & Renee Bartholomew of Kane; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren; three brothers & sisters in law, James & Beverly Devening and Paul Devening of Tekamah, Ne., and Robert & Roseann Devening of Crystal, Mn.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Eldon Devening; a grandson and a granddaughter.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 am. Wednesday.

Burial will be in the Kane Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to his family in care of the funeral home


Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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