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Frances L Westerlund

September 18, 1935 — March 19, 2021


Frances L Westerlund, 85, of Orion, passed away Friday, March 19, 2021, at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside services and burial of cremains will be held 10 am Saturday March 27, 2021 at Western Township Cemetery, Orion.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.  In accordance with restrictions, attendees are expected to wear a face mask and observe social distancing.

Frances was born on September 18, 1935 in Geneseo, IL, the daughter of Ralph and Maxine Miller. She married William Westerlund on November 19, 1961 at St John’s Lutheran Church, Geneseo. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2019. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion, where she helped with communion and was a former member of the choir. She enjoyed painting, knitting, macrame, and doing any kind of craft. She also enjoyed visiting the casino.

Survivors include her children Roy Westerlund, Orion, Randy (Laurie) Westerlund, Lynn Center; grandchildren Amy (Trent) Coziahr, KS, Nichole (Seth) Hancock, FL, Lance (Danielle) Westerlund, FL; great grandchildren, Hannah Coziahr, KS, Carter Coziahr, KS, Lane Westerlund, FL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 2 brothers, William and Roger.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am

Western Township Cemetery

US Highway 150, Orion, IL

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