Farquhar, Ilene

Ilene Farquhar, 82, of Morenci, Mich., died Nov. 15, 2013, at Bixby Medical Center in Adrian.

She was born March 4, 1931, in North Morenci, the daughter of Ross and Ethel (Biddix) Dale. She married Clair Farquhar on March 25, 1950, in Morenci, and he survives.

Ilene was a lifelong resident of Morenci. She was co-owner and secretary of Rural Urban Insurance in Morenci for 20 years. Ilene enjoyed crocheting and loved her family. She was a member of the Morenci United Methodist Church, the Morenci Eagles, and a member of the Hudson American Legion Auxiliary Post #180.

Besides her husband, Ilene is survived by two daughters, Deborah (and James) Topps of Adrian and Sandra (and James) Place of Morenci; a son, Joseph (and Kris) Farquhar of Morenci; three sisters, Zella Sallows and Elizabeth Barron, of Morenci, and Barbara (and Dale) Dewyer of Knox, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Ilene was preceded in death by her parents and a step-father, Urcle Edge.

A memorial service is planned at Morenci United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, with Pastor Donna Galloway officiating. Burial is planned in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Morenci United Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were handled by Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.