WILLIS A. TOLER
Willis A. Toler, 83, of 535 18th Ave., East Moline, died this morning in his home. Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Wendt Funeral Home, Moline, with the Rev. Howard Griffith of the First Christian Church, East Moline, officiating. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home where Masonic Lodge 969 AF & AM will conduct services at 7 p.m. Mr. Toler was born in Van Buren, Ind. He married Julia Gardner May 14, 1916, in Marion, Ind. Mr. Toler had been employed by International Harvester, East Moline, as a tool and dye maker for 25 years, retiring in 1967. He was a past master and 50 year member of Masonic Lodge 969, a past high priest and 50 year member of Royal Arch Masonic Lodge 263, and a 32nd degree mason. Surviving are the widow; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Dalton, and Mrs. James Allen, both of Moline; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, C.B. Toler, Sapulpa, Okla., and a sister, Mrs. Bertie Brown, Marion, Ind." SOURCE: 19 July 1973, Thursday, The Daily Dispatch Newspaper, Obituary Section, of Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA; Obtained on Thursday, May 08, 2014 per microfilm at Moline Public Library in Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA; By Sandra Lee Elkins Juhl RNBSC, Compiler & Genealogist of Rock Island County, Illinois, USA; Transcribed 09 May 2014, SLJ.