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Dillbeck, Ila F.
Ila F. Dillbeck, 80, of Rio, IL, died Friday, September 11, 2009 at her home surrounded by her family. Services are 10 AM Tuesday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Burial is in the Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg. Visitation is 4-7 PM Monday at the funeral home where memorials may be left to Tri-County Ambulance. On-line condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.

She was born November 17, 1928 in North Henderson, IL a daughter of Elmer and Fern Allgeyer Williams. She graduated from Alexis High School and married Sewell Dillbeck on Febraury 17, 1949 in Aledo.

Ila was a homemaker and worked at Galesburg Cottage Hospital prior to her marriage. She spent most of her career assisting the elderly in their homes throughout the Rio, Alpha, and Woodhull areas.

She was a member of the Ever Busy Club and Good News Baptist Church. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Sewell, 2 daughters; Linda (Glenn) Rezac of Emmett, KS, Karen (Keith) Stille of Woodhull, IL, 1 son; William (Carol) Dillbeck of Cambridge, IL, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 2 sisters; Eunice (Ken) Burdick of North Henderson, IL, Erma (Tom) Waight of Sherwood, AR and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 sister and 1 brother.
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