RAULIN SHRYOCK 84 OBLONG, ILLINOIS
VISITATION: 6 – 8 P.M.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6, 2004 AND THURSDAY MORNING UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE
FUNERAL: 10:30 A. M. THURSDAY
OCTOBER 7, 2004 PULLIAM FUNERAL HOME – OBLONG,
MEMORIALS: BUILDING FUND FOR FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH-OBLONG Envelopes at
or may be mailed to the funeral home.
MILITARY RITES: AT GRAVE BY OBLONG AMERICAN LEGION POST #219
Raulin Shryock, 84, Oblong, Illinois, died Monday October 4,
2004 at Cotillion Ridge Nursing Center, Robinson, Illinois.
Raulin was born on April 9, 1920 in Richland County near Dundas, Illinois.
the son of Noris Ray Shryock and Gladys (Harding) Shryock.
On April 2, 1948, he married Imogene Russell, who survives. Raulin was
employed carpenter, U. S. Army veteran of WW II and a
member of First Baptist Church of Oblong, Illinois. Raulin served in the
U. S. Army
in WW II from January 1942 until December 1945 as a tank
Commander participating in three major battles in France and Germany. Raulin
was a member of
the Oblong Antique Tractor & Engine Club until his health started
Raulin is survived by his wife, a daughter and son-in-law Linda
Kaye & Robert W. Miller; three grandchildren Libby & Dimitri
Christopoulos, Chris Miller and Amanda Miller; one great granddaughter
Elena E. Christopoulos; two brothers and three sister-in-laws Ray & Margaret
Shryock, Kenneth & Nancy Shryock and Dawn Shryock; three sisters
and two brothers-in-laws Martha Mae & Roger Peterson, Opal & Ordean
Kabrick and Wanda Finnestad; one aunt Edna Gangloff; brother-in-law & sister-in-law
Jim & Connie Russell; four sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-laws
Charlotte Shryock, Janet & Frank Dart, Sue Russell and Pat & Lee
Rogers; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Raulins parents, one brother Robert and two sisters Helen Walker
and Virginia Tonderum preceded him in death.
Burial will be in Berlin Cemetery, rural Oblong.