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Russell D Egnew

August 5, 1937 ~ March 18, 2017 (age 79)

Russell D. Egnew, 79, of Macomb, IL formerly of McLean, IL died at 10:07 pm Saturday March 18, 2017 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL.


He was born on August 5, 1937 in Springfield, IL to Russell and Imogene Mary Lord Tyson Egnew. He married Virginia “Jinny” Croteau on June 13, 1959 in Lincoln, IL. She preceded him in death,


Russell was a retired farmer and had served his country in the United States Air Force.


He is survived by 3 daughters; Beverly (Allan) Adams of Atlanta, Il, Patricia (Aaron) Thompson of Plymouth, IL and Suzanne (Scott) Clauson of Macomb, IL, a son, Russell S. Egnew of Augusta, IL, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister.


Cremation has been accorded for Russell. A private family service will be held at a later date.


The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.

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