November 28, 2012 at 10:30am

Memorial for William Drennan ’48

Monticello, IL

William A. " Bill " Drennan, 90 of Monticello, Illinois, formerly of Neoga, Illinois passed away at 1:19 P.M., Thursday, November 15, 2012, in the Kirby Medical Center of Monticello, Illinois. He was born February 9, 1922, in Neoga, Illinois, the son of Elda A. and A. Leona ( Lockhart ) Drennan.

He was a W.W. II veteran serving in the United States Army in Europe for three years. Bill married Rowena Elson on November 14, 1948, in Neoga, Illinois. He was a Deacon and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church, Past Member and President of the Lions Club # 1973, both of Monticello, Illinois. A member of the Alumni Association of Millikin University and Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, both of Decatur, Illinois.

Bill was employed by the General Telephone company for seventeen years and he was an insurance agent, for the New York Life Insurance Company and retiring after seventeen years of service.

Mr. Drennan is survived by his wife, Rowena Drennan of Monticello, IL; two daughters, Marsha Hinthorn and husband Robert of Normal, IL and Erin Cody and husband Terry of Indianapolis, IN; six grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Clyde E. Drennan; two sisters, Doris Jean Cameron and R. Irene Drennan.

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