Clarence Dillow

Sunday, February 27, 2005

COBDEN, Ill.-- Clarence E. Dillow, 88, of Cobden died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at his home.

He was born May 7, 1916, at Cobden, son of Claude E. and Dessie Lea Casey Dillow.

He and Ruth M. Stang were married March 17, 1940; she died Feb. 27, 1957. He later married Hester M. Casey. She died Oct. 17, 1991.

Dillow owned and operated an automobile, glass and radiator repair shop in Waukegan, Ill., until his retirement.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon R. Hall of Cobden; a son, Donald E. Dillow of Cobden; a stepdaughter, Gail Collins of Park City, Ill.; a brother, Conrad Dillow of Cobden; a sister, Sara Lea Duty of Anna, Ill.; five grandchildren; and 12 greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a grandson.

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

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Danny Jones officiating. Burial will be in Casper Church Cemetery.