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Ethel Lucille (Sackfield) Green

October 7, 1921 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 96)
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Ethel L. Green, 96 of New Windsor, IL died Friday, January 26, 2018 at Aledo Health and Rehabilitation in Aledo. Cremation has been accorded. Private family interment will be in the Farlow Grove Cemetery in Matherville. A Celebration of Life is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday January 30, 2018 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Memorials may be made to Farlow Grove Cemetery and online condolences can be made at

She was born October 7, 1921 in Albia, Iowa to Evan and Sarah Williams Sackfield. Ethel graduated from Matherville High School and attended beauty school in the Quad Cities.

She married Marvin James “Bob” Green April 5, 1940 in Kahoka, Missouri. He died June 12, 1968.

Ethel was a hairdresser for many years, retiring from the Mercer County Nursing Home in 1993.

She enjoyed reading, playing cards, bingo and especially being with her family.

Survivors include one daughter: Vicki (Henry) Thorp of Springdale, Arkansas; one son: Dean Green of New Windsor, IL; 3 grandchildren: Sherri (Greg) Williamson of Hudson, Wisconsin; Stacey (Frank) McNaughton of McNabb, IL; Perry (Lori) Peterson of Springdale, Arkansas; great grandchildren: Daniel, Jeffrey and Gregory Berg, Justin Ward, Brittany Quinn, Kaysyee Haley, Jordan and Joseph Peterson, Mickayla Sims; great great grandchildren: Keagen Daniels, Avayah and Jaxten Quinn; one sister: Seville Bivens of Keithsburg, IL; several nieces and nephews.

Ethel was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four sisters and four brothers.

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