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James W. ‘Jim’ Wakenight III

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

OREGON – James W. “Jim” Wakenight III, a lifelong Oregon resident, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

He was born July 4, 1983, in Dixon, the son of James Jr. and Wendy (Fraley) Wakenight. He was a 2001 graduate of Oregon High School, and had been employed by Quebecor Printing in Mount Morris. Jim enjoyed fishing, outdoor activities, music, playing his guitar and spending time with his children.

He is survived by his father, Jim Wakenight Jr. of Mount Morris; mother, Wendy Wakenight of Oregon; son, Zander; daughters, Victoria, Brooklyn and Alexiah; fiancé, Brittany Schwartz of Oregon; sister, Chasity Wakenight of Oregon; paternal grandparents, Jim Sr. and Shirley Wakenight of Oregon; and nephew, Kaydn Sage.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., Saturday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, with the Rev. Billy Fronabarger of Revive Community Church in Mount Morris officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established for Jim’s children.

Visit www.farrellhollandgale.com to send condolences.

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