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Butler, Cleta M.
Cleta M. Butler, 91, of Galesburg, died at 7:55 A.M. Thursday, November 26, 2009 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg.

She was born September 24, 1918 in Iowa the daughter of William and Grace (Landers) Housman. She was raised and educated in Iowa.

Cleta married Phillip E. Butler in Iowa on June 23, 1935 and he died November 9, 1999.

Cleta was a homemaker. She loved was being with her children and numerous grandchildren. She also enjoyed going to church and out to dinner with her church friends.

She was a member of the Wataga Congregational Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Reimolds (Larry) Thompson of Galesburg, 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 3 sisters, Lettie Norton of AZ., Gloria (Larry) Martin of IA and Jean (Dick) Bishop of Monmouth; sister in law, Joanne Housman of IA; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 3 sons, Keith Butler, Edward Butler and Michael Butler; 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, November 30, 2009 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call Monday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present one hour prior to the services. Memorials may be given to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com
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