R. Keith Erlandson, age 78 of Woodhull, IL, died Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at home. Services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Burial is in the Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Friday February 26 at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to AlWood Food Pantry or the Clover Township Fire Department. Online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
He was born January 24, 1938 in Kewanee, Illinois to Frank and Jessie Stuckey Erlandson. On July 11, 1964 he was united in marriage to Sandra L. Henderson in Rock Island. She died June 20, 2014.
Keith farmed in the Bishop Hill and Woodhull areas and was employed for 34 years at Maytag in Galesburg, Illinois, retiring in 2003. He was a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Woodhull and enjoyed woodworking, gardening and collecting toy tractors.
Survivors include one son and daughter in law, Steven and Angie Erlandson of Alpha; 4 grandchildren, Richard (Gina) Erlandson, Nicole (Kyle) VerBeke, Cassie (Justin Hadan) Erlandson, and Amber Daly; one great granddaughter, Layla Daly, a sister June (Bruce) Bolin of Woodhull, several nieces and nephews.
His parents and his wife preceeded him in death.
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Friday, February 26th, 2016, 4:00pm - 7:00pm