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Louise Van Unnik


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Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Louise Josephine Van Unnik, 91, of Knoxville, Ill., formerly of Kewanee, died on Nov. 26, 2012, at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg.
Cremation was accorded. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee. Inurnment is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Kewanee.
She was born on Sept. 8, 1921, in Kewanee, to John and Bertha Bohart Van Unnik.
Louise is survived by numerous nieces and nephews for several generations; and cat, Tommy. She was preceded in death by two brothers; and four sisters.














 



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