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INSIDE ILLINOIS, May 20,2010              [ Email | Share ]

Winifred K. Farmer, 99, died May 3 at Good Samaritan Village in Geneseo, Ill. Farmer was a nurse at McKinley Health Center for 15 years, retiring in 1976.

Robin Orr, 54, died May 13 at Greater Peoria Specialty Hospital, Peoria. Orr had been an Extension specialist since 1993. She was a state and national leader in community nutrition education. Memorials: Robin Orr Food and Nutrition Fund, which will be used for dietetic student scholarships and internships, a lecture series and grants for nutrition education programs. Donations, which should include the fund name, should be sent to UI Foundation, Harker Hall, MC-386.

Charles Orville Parvin, 91, died May 14 at Woodmont Nursing Home, Fredericksburg, Va. Parvin was an accountant at the UI for many years. Memorials: St. James Lutheran Church, 727 W. Gallatin St., Vandalia, IL 62471.

Genevieve R. Stratton, 82, died May 7 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Stratton was a food-production manager for Housing. Although she retired in 1986, she continued working as production manager until 2002, contributing more than 51 years of service.

Memorial service

A memorial service for Stanley Evan Curtis will begin at 2 p.m. May 22 in the Heritage Room of the College of ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center. Curtis, a professor emeritus of animal sciences, died April 25 at age 68.



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