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Howard Franklin Cullen

Howard Franklin Cullen

Male 1924 - 2012  (87 years)

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  • Name Howard Franklin Cullen  [1, 2, 3
    Born 26 Dec 1924  Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 2012  Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 14 Feb 2012  Camp Creek Cem, Industry, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I4149  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2012 

    Father Harry Franklin Cullen,   d. May 1930 
    Mother Bertha Fern McKamy,   d. 25 Jun 1985 
    Married 15 Mar 1923  [4
    Family ID F1514  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marilyn Jean Wheeler,   b. 11 Mar 1928, Aurora, Kane Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 2015, Macomb, McDonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1951  Yorkville, Kendall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Mary Jo Cullen,   b. 13 Apr 1952, Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Linda Kay Cullen,   b. 9 Mar 1954, Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Beth Marie Cullen,   b. 31 Jul 1955, Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. John Howard Cullen,   b. 12 Dec 1956, Macomb, Mcdonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F1515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Howard F. Cullen
    Howard F. Cullen
    (2002)
    Howard F. Cullen
    Howard F. Cullen
    (8 Jun 1951)
    Howard F. Cullen
    Howard F. Cullen
    (31 Aug 1995)

  • Notes 
    • Howard was a farmer all his life, operating a large farm outside Macomb, IL, until he retired, and son John took over farm operations. Marilyn was a school teacher for many years.

      Obituary, The Kendall County [Yorkville, IL] Record:
      "Howard F. Cullen, 87, of Industry, Ill. died Saturday Feb. 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born Dec. 26, 1924 in Macomb to H. Frank and Bertha McKamy Cullen.
      "He married Marilyn Wheeler on June 8, 1951. She survives.
      Also surviving are three daughters: Mary Jo (Malcolm) Patrick, Linda (Dannie) Hays, both of Macomb, Beth (Gene Clark) Cullen of Plymouth, Ill.; a son; John (Lissa) Cullen of Macomb, three grandchildren; Spencer Patrick, Lindy (Felix) Erude and Sauni Cullen; two great-grandchildren; Noah and Leah Erude.
      He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother in infancy, a brother Ralph Cullen and a niece, Eva Mae Krouscop.
      "He graduated from Macomb High in 1943. He farmed for more than 60 years and worked at the Sears Saw Mill during the winters for 18 years. He was a member of the Macomb Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Shrine, McDonough County Farm Bureau and served on the McDonough County Board. He loved fishing, gardening, jig saw puzzles, and going to Industry for coffee.
      "Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the Scotland Trinity Church.... Burial was in Camp Creek Cemetery.
      "Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Crippled Children's Fund, McDonough District Hospital Hospice or Scotland Trinity Church."
      http://kendallcountyrecord.com/obits.html [A similar obituary appeared in the Peoria [IL] Journal Star (13 Feb 2012); see http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/pjstar/obituary.aspx?n=howard-cullen&pid=155861849 .]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Hastings|, D. Gale Hastings, "Family History Chart", (D. Gale Hastings : 12 Nov 1995).

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Howard F. Cullen; 13 Feb 2012).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Marilyn J Wheeler; Nov 2015).

    4. [S3] Personal |, Person Named, Spouse, or close Relative or Friend, (Marilyn Wheeler).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com).