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Calvin McFarlen

May 12, 1941 — August 2, 2017

Calvin McFarlen

Bloomington - Calvin R. McFarlen, 76, of Bloomington passed away at 2:22 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his residence.

His Memorial Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. Joseph Baker officiating. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Inurnment will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Bloomington. Full Military Rites will be accorded by the Bloomington-Normal American Legion Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Calvin was born on May 12, 1941 in Towner, ND, a son to Ray and Ardythe Forbes McFarlen. He married Carol Keller on December 27, 1966 in Minot, ND.

Surviving is his wife, Carol McFarlen of Bloomington; two daughters, Stephany (Ron) Roth of Bloomington and Lisa (Thom) Toepper of Staples, MN; three sons, Robert McFarlen of Marquette Heights, Calvin McFarlen, Jr. of Bloomington and Danny McFarlen of Minonk; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Calvin retired as a career soldier of the North Dakota Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. He retired after 33 years of employment at Trinity Health in North Dakota.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and American Legion Post # 56.

Calvin was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be greatly missed.


AUG 8. 10:00 AM (CDT)

St. Mary's Catholic Church
527 W. Jackson
Bloomington, IL 61701

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