DIXON – Alvin Elwood Moine, 85, of Dixon, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation as a civil engineer for 35 years before his retirement.
Alvin was born July 16, 1932, in Edina, Missouri, the son of James Winfield and Lenna (Collins) Moine. He married Marjorie D. Lawson on Dec. 25, 1951, in Macon County, Missouri. She preceded him in death on Feb. 6, 2014.
Alvin served more than 38 years as a member of Dixon Evening Lions Club and was a board member-trustee on Franklin Creek Preservation committee, where he served as one of the original engineers and builders of the Franklin Creek Grist Mill. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Dixon, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and participated in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts while his children were growing up.
Alvin is survived by his three sons, Bruce Moine of Rocklin, California, Joseph (Shelley) Moine of Seattle, and Daniel (Cindy) Moine of Auburn, California; six grandchildren, Leigha, Jordan, Hana and Erin Moine, Shannon Gann, and Brian McCallister; seven great-grandchildren; and his twin sisters, Elma Jean (Bob) Charles of Kirksville, Missouri, and Wilma Dean Phillips of Clare, Michigan.
Alvin also was preceded in death by his parents and one brother-in-law, Merle Phillips.
A celebration of life will be at a later date at First Presbyterian Church in Dixon. Private burial of cremains will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established at First Presbyterian Church in Dixon.
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