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Edwin "Butch" North

March 12, 1937 November 25, 2018
Edwin "Butch" North
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Obituary for Edwin "Butch" North

Edwin “Butch” North, 81, of Dixon, passed Sunday, November 25, 2018, at that the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospice, Madison, WI.

Butch was born March 12, 1937, in Lee County, the son of Harold and Ruth (Cupp) North. He married Clara “Betty” Partington on June 17, 1961, in Dixon. Butch was member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dixon.

Butch was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was hardworking and dedicated to providing for his family. His career of 40 years included farming, Standard Oil, Owner of North Oil Co. before retiring and passing the business on to his sons. Butch enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching the Chicago Bears and Cubs, traveling, playing practical jokes on his family, entertaining and spoiling his grandchildren and coffee with his friends each morning. Butch will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife, Betty of Dixon, two sons, David (Denise) North, Douglas North, both of Dixon; two daughters, Linda (Todd) Thomas, Laurie (Todd) Baer, both of Minneapolis, MN. One sister, Beverly (Randy) Fick of Franklin Grove; and nine grandchildren. Colin Voigt, Cole Voigt, Kyle Thomas, Austin North, Alex North, Anna Baer, Samantha Baer, Jake North and Addison North.

Butch was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Blackburn (James), parents, Harold and Ruth (Cupp) North of Franklin Grove.

Visitation will be from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dixon followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at the church with Rev. David Schweppe, officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.

In lieu of flower, memorials may be directed to William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Hospital, Madison WI.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

9:00 AM 11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

1013 Franklin Grove Road
Dixon, IL 61021

Immanuel Lutheran Church
1013 Franklin Grove Road Dixon 61021 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

30

Nov

11:30 AM 11/30/2018 11:30:00 AM - 12:15 AM 11/30/2018 12:15:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

1013 Franklin Grove Road
Dixon, IL 61021

Immanuel Lutheran Church
1013 Franklin Grove Road Dixon 61021 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Prairie Repose Cemetery Final Resting Place

990 Rockyford Road
Amboy, IL 61310

990 Rockyford Road Amboy 61310 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

William S. Middleton Veterans Memorial Hospital

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