HENRY TEBBENS, 86 ROCKTON - Henry Tebbens, 86, of Rockton, IL died at 7:25 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2013. Born in Chicago, IL to the late Christ and Minnie (Wright) Tebbens. Beloved husband for 63 years of Dolores (Lynski), loving father of Allen and Susan, grandfather of Elyse and great-granddaughter, Olivia Marie. Brother of the late Chris (Jean) Tebbens, late Katherine (late William) Kirscher, late Richard (Marilyn) Tebbens, late Robert Tebbens and late Kathleen Tebbens. Veteran of WWII
. Served with 38th Cyclone Division in the Philippines, then joined the Illinois National Guard where he met and served with lifelong friends and fishing buddies, Majs. Hikawa, Moraved, Murphy and fellow Cols. Olson, Burke, Schnulle and Crovse. Henry worked as an engineer manager for Illinois Bell in Chicago's Loop and retired after 37 years. Funeral ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, in McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, IL. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. to time of funeral on Monday. Private interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warrior Project, POB 75817, Topeka, KS 66675; www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate
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