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Myron J. Anglin

1/28/1925 - 9/27/2019

FOREST CITY ~ Myron J. Anglin, 94, of Forest City, passed away peacefully at 5:50 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2019 at VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.

Born January 28, 1925 in Lebanon, IN to Peter Major and Gladys Allen (Searing) Anglin, he married Roberta Evans on September 9, 1963 in Bartonville.

Surviving is his wife, Roberta Anglin; two sons, Dennis Lee Anglin of Bartonville, Cody (Felicia) Anglin of Forest City; one daughter, Peggy Watson of Pekin, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and twelve siblings.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II.  He worked at Keystone Steel and Wire for 26 years. Myron was a member of Union Local 231 as a laborer for many years and also worked for Manito Forest City Township.

In retirement, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors, and horseback riding. 

Burial will be held 2p.m. Friday, October 4, 2019 at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses.

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