Obituary: Gerald Argadine, 77, of Morton

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

Gerald W. Argadine, 77, of Morton, formerly of Bloomington, died at 3:56 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born Dec. 26, 1937, in Blue Island to Edgar and Maurine (Harrington) Argadine and married Margo Murphy on July 26, 1959, in Normal. She sruvives

Also surviving are one son, Russell (Elaine) Argadine of Delavan; one daughter, Pennie (Bill) Gray of Bloomington; four grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis (Jack) Darnall; five nieces and one nephew.

He worked for General Electric in Bloomington for 12 years before working 34 years at Caterpillar, Inc. retiring in 1999 as an engineer.

He was a member of Morton United Church of Christ in Morton. 

Cremation has been accorded. A visitation was held March 29 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. A further visitation was held March 30, at the church. A celebration of life service was held March 30 at Morton United Church of Christ officiated by the Rev. Jeff Johnston. Burial of cremated remains will be at Roberts Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Morton United Church of Christ.

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