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Yale Sedman Obituary

September 18, 2020

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Professor Emeritus Yale Sedman passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Macomb.

Cremation has been accorded and there will be no services.

Sedman began teaching at WIU in 1956 and retired in December 1992. He had conducted extensive research and published many articles about butterflies.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; three children, Susan, Johanna and David; and four grandchildren.

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