Seal Meligan, age 91, of Monroe passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Graceland Manor. He was born on February 22, 1928, the son of George and Carrie (Knapp) Meligan in Rockford, Illinois. Seal was united in marriage to Marjorie Anne Whippler on June 26, 1948 at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Loves Park, Illinois. Seal had been employed with Atwoods in Rockford.
Seal was known for his storytelling. He could strike up a conversation with anyone he met, and he loved telling stories to anyone who would listen.
He is survived by his daughter, Adeline (Mike) Fulton of Brodhead; son, James (Sherri) Meligan of Juda; grandchildren, Amanda and Sarah Fulton, Tiffany (Ryan) Moore, and AJ (Alyssa) Meligan; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Emily Hermanson of Rockford; brother-in-law, William Whippler of Cherry Valley; as well as several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie; son, Randall Meligan; and brother, George Meligan.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, April 26, 2019 at SHRINER HAGER GOHKE Funeral Home. Burial will take place following the service at Byron Cemetery, Byron, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Friday, from 10:00AM until the time of the service, at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.