7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
Findahl, Earl Gordon
Earl Gordon Findahl passed away Monday, January 25, 2010 at the age of 92.

He was the son Mabel and Harry Findahl of Galesburg. He Graduated from Galesburg Senior High in 1935. He enlisted in the Navy and fought in World War II.

After the war, he returned to Galesburg to raise a family. He worked at Terry Lumber Company and Rowe Manufacturing. He was on the council at Trinity Lutheran Church and became a Mason. He moved to St. Louis, MO, where he became owner of Fleishel Lumber Company. He was active in the Hardwood Association of America.

He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, Kenneth Findahl, Wayne Findahl, and Dale Findahl, his son, Kirk, first wife, Frances, and his second wife of nearly 50 years, Marlene. He is survived by 3 daughters, Marilyn Wolf of Concord, California and Rebecca Findahl and Sharon Redington, both of Galesburg, 3 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at noon Friday, January 29, 2010 in Rushville Cemetery, Rushville, IL. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Navy. Visitation will be 9 to 10 AM Friday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
by Newsroom
News management powered by Xpression News

Click here to return to the latest obituary listings