Gail N. Westfall


OREGON – Gail N. Westfall, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021in her home after a long illness. Gail was born on Aug. 16, 1935 in Syracuse, N.Y., the daughter of Charles and Ella (Minnow) Nettleton.

Gail graduated from St. Anthony of Padua High School, Syracuse, N.Y., and she received B.S. in Elementary Education and a Masters in Library Science from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.

Gail loved gardening, reading, and was active in the Girl Scouts.

Gail is survived by her daughter: Jennifer and son: Marty (Pam); grandchildren: Jason (Shawnte) Westfall, Travis (Dustin) Westfall, and Chelsea (Jeff) Miller; great grandchildren: Chance and Miranda.

Gail is preceded in death by her parents; husband: David; and son in law James Travis.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mt. Morris, with Father Thomas Lamb is officiating. Burial will be held in Daysville Cemetery, Oregon. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. until service time in Finch Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Dixon, IL and/or PAWS of Rockford.