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|Dobson, Sylvia M.
|Sylvia M. Dobson, 69, 848 East First St., Galesburg, died at 4:10 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2010 at home.
She was born December 24, 1940 in East Galesburg, the daughter of Wilbert D. and Maybelle Stevens Sargeant. She married George Dobson on August 7, 1957 in East Galesburg.
She is survived by her husband, George, a daughter, Susan (and Rod) Melton of East Galesburg, four grandchildren, Miranda and Jordan Perry and Brianna and Trevor Melton, two brothers, Gaylord (and Fran) Sargeant and Clarence (and Brenda) Sargeant, both of Galesburg, and a dear friend, Jackie Hopkins of Avon, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, and a sister.
Sylvia was an assembler at the former Magic Chef/Admiral/Maytag Corporation for 25 years, retiring in 1988. She attended Knoxville schools. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Galesburg.
Private family graveside service will be Saturday in East Linwood Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Tom Larsen will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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