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Lilly Aleta Barber

Lilly Aleta Barber

Female 1923 - 2016  (92 years)

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  • Name Lilly Aleta Barber 
    Born 9 Nov 1923  Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Oct 2016  Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing 
    Obituary 12 Oct 2016  [1
    Lilly Aleta Donehue, 92, of Beloit, Wisconsin, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 at Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing in Beloit, Wisconsin.

    Lilly was born on November 9, 1923 in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of Arthur and Luler (Johnson) Barber. She married Forest Donald Fazel. They moved to Beloit in 1952 from Richland Center, Wisconsin. Forest preceded her in death on June 3, 1963. Lilly married Arthur Robert Donehue Sr. on November 5, 1966 in Rockford, Illinois. He died on November 21, 1991.

    Lilly was a homemaker for much of her life. She was employed at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Beloit for 14 years and several years at The Wagon Wheel Resort in Rockton, Illinois. Lilly was a member/soldier of the Salvation Army for over 75 years. She volunteered much of her time at the Salvation Army Senior Center. During the Christmas season she spent many hours as a "Bell Ringer", she taught Sunday School, was a Missionary Sergeant, distributed the Salvation Army publication, "The War Cry" to local businesses, and served in the Home League, now known as the Women's Ministry. The family would like to thank the staff at Premier Rehabilitation for the many years of compassionate care that was given to Lilly.

    Lilly is survived by her children, Forrest (Ann) Fazel of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, Jeannette (Major David) Fazel Biggs of Attica, Indiana, and Aleta (Lee) Fazel Brockman of Beloit, Wisconsin, step-daughter, Dorothy Truitt of Hampton, South Carolina, daughter-in-law, Rosa Fazel of Beloit, Wisconsin, seventeen grandchildren, along with numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends. Lilly was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, a son, James Fazel, step-son, Arthur "Sammy" Robert Donehue, Jr, and her twelve siblings, Leona Schmuir, Stella Rich, Arthur Barber Jr, Wilson "Bill" Barber, Raynold Barber, Dolly Galihugh, Dasie Fazel, Charles Barber, Alta Aldrich, Harold Barber, and two siblings in infancy.

    Funeral services are 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2016 at Hansen-Gravitt Funeral Home, 424 Prospect Street, Beloit, Wisconsin 53511 with Major David Biggs of The Salvation Army officiating. Visitation is Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal in Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, Illinois will follow the service on Friday. Memorial donations may be given to The Salvation Army. Online condolences can be shared at www.hansengravitt.com.
     
    Buried 14 Oct 2016  Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2607  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Polly
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 

    Father Arthur W. Barber,   b. 16 Feb 1887, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1964, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Luler Johnson,   b. 06 Jan 1890,   d. Apr 1973, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Yes, date unknown  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Forest Donald Fazel,   d. 3 Jun 1963, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Yes, date unknown  [1
    Children 
     1. James Fazel  [Birth]
     2. Forrest Fazel
     3. Jeannette Fazel
     4. Aleta Fazel
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Arthur Robert Donehue, Sr.,   d. 21 Nov 1991, Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Nov 1966  Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Nov 1923 - Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1966 - Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing - 10 Oct 2016 - Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Oct 2016 - Rockton Township Cemetery, Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Lilly Aleta Donehue
    Lilly Aleta Donehue

  • Sources 
    1. [S1123] Obituary of Lilly Aleta Donehue, (Beloit, Wisconsin: Hansen-Gravitt Funeral Home, 12 October 2016).