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Moshier, Elwood W.
Elwood W. Moshier, 77, of 542 Knox Highway 23, Abingdon, died at 4:40 am Saturday, February 20, 2010 at his home.

He was born on July 9, 1932 in Maquon, the son of Ulysses L. "Bump" and Luella M. (Thurman) Moshier. He married Marjorie Cannon in 1952 in Galesburg.

Elwood is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marjorie, two daughters, Tina (and Rick) Grohmann of Gilson and Terri Brown of Macomb; one son, Dan (and Jodi) Moshier of St. Augustine; 5 grandchildren, Jeff (and Tammi) Grohmann, Stacy (and Chad) Josefson, Tonya (and Luke) English, Cory Moshier and Kyle Moshier; 4 great-granddaughters; one brother, Jerry (and Mary Jo) Moshier of Abingdon, a sister-in-law, Launa Moshier of Canton and a brother-in-law, William (and Betty) Cannon of Glasford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son David W. Moshier and one brother Russell Moshier.

Elwood attended Avon High School. He was a farmer and farmed in the Abingdon area most of his life. He enjoyed being with his family and visiting with friends. He enjoyed his pets.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Mrs. Eleanor Landon will officiate. Burial will be in the Abingdon Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday at the chapel.

Memorials may be made to Prairieland Animal Welfare Center or to Hospice Compassus. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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