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Delbert Whitten

June 23, 1938 — January 6, 2018

Gene Whitten

Roanoke - Delbert "Gene" Whitten, 79, of Roanoke, passed away at 7:20 pm on Saturday January 6, 2018 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

He was born on June 23, 1938 in Elmwood, IL to Harold and Mabel Clark Whitten. He married Carol Mullard on April 1, 1967 in Chicago, IL. She survives.

Also surviving is his daughter, Ella (Dan) Waldschmidt of Roanoke; two sons, Dennis (Chris) Fett of Roanoke; David (Lori) Whitten of Roanoke; one brother, Bill (Vera) Whitten of Pekin; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Dale Whitten and one sister, Mary.

Gene loved model railroading and collecting stamps.

He was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday Januray 11th 2018. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be from 9-9:45 am prior to the services at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the family to help with expenses.
Online condolences may be given to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com

Visitation

JAN 11. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

JAN 11. 10:00 AM (CST)

Apostolic Christian Church - Roanoke
1570 County Road 1300 North
Roanoke, IL 61561

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