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Obituaries

Charles R. Brall

ROCK FALLS – Charles R. Brall, 93, formerly of Rock Falls, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at LaSalle Veterans Home. He was employed at the former Northwestern Steel & Wire Co. for many years before retirement.

Charles was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Geneseo, the son of Raymond and Elizabeth Brall. He married Virginia Smith on April 12, 1947, in Cambridge. She preceded him in death on July 1, 2014. He was a veteran of the Army.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Lee (Brenda) Brall of Tampico and Jerry Raymond (Karen) Brall of Milledgeville; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother; and three sisters. 

He also was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Joy Umbower.

A graveside service and burial for Charles and Virginia will be at 10 a.m. March 16 at

Rock Island National Cemetery, with Ken Madden officiating. 

A memorial has been established. 

Visit schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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