Elmer L. Onley - 93
12/21/1922 - 5/17/2016
Elmer L. Onley, 93, of Oregon died Tuesday May 17, 2016 in Rockford, IL. He was born December 21, 1922 in Kings, IL the son of Arthur & Alice (Hayes) Onley. He married Ione Wiltfang in Stillman Valley on February 23, 1947; she died in 2015. Elmer retired from Etnyre Co. in Oregon in 1988 after 42 years of employment. He was a member of Oregon United Methodist Church, was a WW II Army veteran, and enjoyed square dancing, golf, and traveling with his family. Survivors include his son, Larry (Deborah) Onley of Rockford; 5 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Dianne Onley of Belvidere; and sister, Marian Wiltfang, Rockford. He was also preceded in death by a son, Leland, 6 brothers, and 2 sisters.
Funeral services will be Monday May 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Oregon United Methodist Church with Rev. Dave Rogula officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Oregon. Visitation will be held Monday from 10:00-11:00 AM in the church. Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon assisted the family with arrangements.
Monday May 23rd 10-11 AM in Oregon United Methodist Church
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