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Charles S. Ferguson

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 15th, 2013

Charles S. Ferguson
AMBOY - Charles S. Ferguson, 71, of Amboy, formerly of Seattle, Wash., died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford.

Visitation was Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., with Monsignor Thomas Bales officiating. Burial followed at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mendota with Military Graveside Rites by the Amboy American Legion. Arrangements completed by Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.

Mr. Ferguson was born on Sept. 22, 1941, in Chicago, the son of John and Marjorie (Gallagher) Ferguson.

Survivors include his sisters Judy (Dennis) Marsili of Amboy and Susan (Gerard) Gomes of West Boylston, Mass.; three nephews; and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was raised in Wheaton and while residing there worked in Chicago as a stock broker and commodities trader. After relocating to Seattle, he worked in the banking industry and as a private practice lawyer for 25 years before retiring.

He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Seattle.

He was an avid reader and enjoyed classical music and sports, especially baseball.

He served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea in 1967.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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