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Glen Arthur Peacock

    November 25, 1919  -  June 16, 2011





Life Legacy


Glen Arthur Peacock, 91, of Rockford died at 12:03 p.m. Thursday June 16, 2011 at Wesley Willows Health Care Center. He was born November 25, 1919 in Rockford to Charles William and Mary (Wells) Peacock. Married the former Mildred “Mitzi” Dorothy Ross in Rockford on June 9, 1946. Employed as a machinist at Woodward Governor for 32 years. Veteran of the Army Corps of Engineers, serving from 1942-1945 in Alaska and the European Theater. Member of Christ United Methodist Church for more than 50 years.
He enjoyed woodworking, baseball, softball, camping, travel and crafts. He also enjoyed helping out neighbors and friends. A Mason for 60 plus years, lodge #102, YMCA retired men’s club, Woodward retiree breakfast club for 25+ years, Volunteer fireman at the Log Cabin Arbor Fire Department, achieving the rank of Lieutenant before retiring.

Survived by his Daughter, Ann Elizabeth Peacock Cook of Milwaukee and his Son, Thomas Ross (Roxe Anne) Peacock of Caledonia. Granddaughters, Sandra (John) Cypret of Rockford, Angela (Kurt) Dodge of Durand, and Heidi and Sarah Peacock of Caledonia and Heather (Peter) Land of Sussex, Wi. Grandson, Peter (Michelle) Cook of Milwaukee. Great Grandchildren, Jennifer, Jacob & Jeremiah Cypret and Allison and Hunter Dodge. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.Predeceased by his wife, Mildred, brother, Russell and sister, Shirley.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Christ United Methodist Church 4509 Highcrest Road in Rockford. Burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday June 20, 2011 at Julian-Poorman-Welte Funeral Home 304 N. 5th St. Rockford. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the church in his name.




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Born: November 25, 1919

Place of Birth: Rockford, IL

Death: June 16, 2011

Place of Death: Rockford, IL

Occupation: Machinist

Hobbies: Woodworking, camping, travel, crafts


Memorial donations may be made to:
Christ United Methodist Church

This memorial provided by:
Julian-Poorman-Welte Funeral Home
Rockford, IL