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Bertis G. Carey

December 12, 1932 July 14, 2011
Bertis G. Carey
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Machesney Park - Bertis G. "Bert" Carey, 78, of Machesney Park, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, in Rockford Memorial Hospital, after a sudden illness. Born on December 12, 1932, in Rockford, the son of Francis and Ruth (Andree) Carey. Bert worked at Williams Ford for many years, and then was self-employed at a salvage yard.

Bert is lovingly survived by his wife of 58 years, Joanne Carey; daughter, Debra Carey; sons, Bradley (Candy), Mark (Shelby) and Kelly (Lisa) Carey; grandchildren, Cory Sue Ellen Sparks, Joe Hollenstein, Stephanie Carey and Kristin Carey; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Marlene Scanland; and brothers, Ron and Harlan Carey. He was predeceased by parents and sister, Artis Schroeder.

Funeral Information

Private graveside service in Winnebago Cemetery. Arrangements by Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.
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