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Ronald Mervin Cowles

Posted: Friday, Dec 7th, 2012

CLINTON Ronald Mervin Cowles, 83, of Clinton, died Saturday, December 1, 2012, at home. He was born Oct. 13, 1929, in Creek Township, DeWitt County, to Irvin Ray Cowles (1896-1980) and Iva Arrilla (Emery) Cowles (1898-1989). He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Harold Cowles (1928-1985) and Donald Cowles (1929-2007) and two sisters, Imogene Blue (1924-2012) and Margie Allison (1927-2010).

He was a retired farmer, a member of Lane Christian Church and a U.S. Army veteran.

Interment will be private with a memorial service to be held later. Memorials may be made to the Veterans Point Memorial, Weldon Springs Foundation, Inc., c/o Weldon Springs State Park, 4734 Weldon Springs Rd., Clinton, IL 61727. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements

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