July 19, 2007

(3/28/1923 - 7/8/2007)

George J. Kull, 84, of Mackinaw, IL, died July 8, 2007 at OSF St. Frances Medical Center in Peoria, IL, with his family by his side.

George was born March 28, 1923 in Mackinaw, IL, to August and Marvel Garrison Kull. He married Lucile A. Snyder August 21, 1943 in Pekin, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are; one daughter, Mary (Dale) Whitaker of Mackinaw, IL, eight grandchildren, Angie Hasty, Dusty Whitaker, Jessica Whitaker, Kevin Wheeler, Reagan Wheeler, Ronnie Wheeler, Rick Wheeler, Sonya Platt and 14 great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Rebecca, three brothers and three sisters.

George had farmed in Mackinaw and later in Scotland County, MO, for 48 years.

Services were held July 12, 2007 at Harvest Baptist Temple in Mackinaw, IL with the Rev. Maury Gibson officiating. Burial was at Mackinaw Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Harvest Baptist Temple Building Fund.

George will always be remembered as the one who made you smile and everyone fell in love with. Whenever his family sees a pair of bib overalls or anything to do with farming, they will have fond memories of grandpa. He worked hard for 48 years farming with his wife by his side to provide for their family. His family was always important to him especially his grandkids and many great-grand kids. He loved fishing, coon hunting, his beloved mules, gardening and spending time with the guys at the coffee shop.

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