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MILTON H. SHATSWELL, 91 LOVES PARK - Milton H. Shatswell, 91, of Loves Park, passed away June 9, 2014. Born September 4, 1922 in Waukegan, he was the son Milton and Esther (DeWoody) Shatswell. He married Roseanne Bate June 29, 1963. A WWII U.S. Navy Veteran and a graduate of the University of Illinois, Milton retired from Barber Coleman after 44 years of employment as an engineering manager of the aircraft division. An avid reader and Chicago Bears fan, he enjoyed fishing, football, wood working, crossword puzzles, and spending time at his cottage in Wisconsin. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Roseanne Shatswell; children, Fred and Patricia Shatswell; step-daughters, Phyllis Schwebke, Janice (Wynford) Harries, and Nancy Ragsdale; grandchildren, Marc (Amy) Shatswell, Stephanie Dusing, Karissa (Ryan) Swanson, Steven (Julie) Lindberg, Jared (Nicole) Cook, Chance, and Tyler Ragsdale; and 10 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, daughter, Cecilia Lindberg; son, Kenneth Shatswell; daughter in-law, Heidi Shatswell; and his sister, Helen Fleming. A special thank you to Milton's caregivers, Char, Destiny, and Tanya at River Bluff Nursing Home. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 13, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the River Bluff Nursing Home Auxiliary. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.


Published in Rockford Register Star from June 11 to June 12, 2014
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