Lillian "Lil" Garton - 91
10/15/1926 - 9/29/2018
Lillian "Lil" Garton, 91, of Rockford, died 6:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. Born Oct. 15, 1926 in Belle, Missouri. Married Robert J. "Bob" Garton in Gulfport, MS on Dec. 24, 1944. He predeceased her on Nov. 15, 2014. Lil enjoyed baking and bowling. Member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Survivors include, daughter, Linda Owens of Rockford, grandsons, Ryan (Jacquin) Johnson of Naples, FL and Michael Garton of Peidmont, South Carolina; great-grandchildren, Robert and Heather Garton; four great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Betty Park and Lucy Hulvey. Predeceased by her children, Kelly Garton and Barbara Johnson.
Memorial service at 2 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4620 20th St., Rockford, IL 61109, with Rev. Wendy Popp officiating. Private burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL 61107. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church
2:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4620 20th Street, Rockford, IllinoisView Lillian "Lil" Garton's Guestbook