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Charles S. Ferguson

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 15th, 2013

Charles Ferguson
AMBOY - Charles S. Ferguson, 71, of Amboy, formerly of Seattle, Wash., died Jan. 9, 2013 at OSF St. Anthony Hospital in Rockford.

Mass of Christian burial was held at 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 14 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Amboy with Monsignor Thomas Bales officiating. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota with military graveside rites by the Amboy American Legion. Visitation was from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 14 at the church. Arrangements were completed by the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home, Amboy.

Mr. Ferguson was born Sept. 22, 1941 in Chicago to John and Marjorie (Gallagher) Ferguson.

Survivors include two sisters, Judy (Dennis) Marsili of Amboy and Susan (Gerard) Gomes of West Boylston, Mass.; three nephews and two nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Ferguson was raised in Wheaton and worked in Chicago as a stockbroker and commodities trader. After relocating to Seattle, he worked in the banking industry and as a private practice lawyer for 25 years before retiring. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Seattle. He was an avid reader and enjoyed classical music and sports, especially baseball. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea in 1967.

A memorial has been established. Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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