William Sullens

Sunday, January 30, 2005

COBDEN, Ill. -- William M. "Bill" Sullens, 70, of Cobden died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill.

He was born on Nov. 13, 1934, at Dongola, Ill., son of William M. and Beatrice Sowers Sullens.

He retired from the Florsheim Shoe Co. in Anna after 28 years of service.

He married Allie Jane McCann on Oct. 15, 1955, at Cobden.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sheryl Knupp of Jonesboro, Ill., Lori Gooden of Charleston, Ill.; a son, Kevin Sullens of Cobden; two sisters, Naomi Redcloud and Sue Rader, both of Dongola; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Cobden.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Clifford Heil officiating. Burial will be in Cobden Cemetery.