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    Mrs. Beverly Ann (DeJaynes) Colwell, Abingdon Chapel

    age 68 of Abingdon, died at 4:07 pm Saturday, October 6, 2012 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg. She was born on February 9, 1944 in Abingdon, the daughter of Harvey and Eva (Quinn) DeJaynes. She married Fred Colwell on May 26, 1961 in Galesburg. He survives. Beverly is also survived by one son, Rick Colwell of Altona; three daughters, Debbie (and Charlie) Chaplin of Conrath, Wisconsin, Donna Carey of Altona and Joyce (and Joseph) Smith of Abingdon; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers, Russell “Hank” DeJaynes of Galesburg and Steve (and Stacey) DeJaynes of Germantown Hills; and one sister, Teresa (and Rich) White of Knoxville. She was…

  • Freeport

    Obituary: Ida Carey

    Ida E. Carey, 79, of Freeport, died Saturday, October 6, 2012 in her home. Ida was born Dec. 2, 1932 in Freeport, the daughter of George and Hazel (Kosier) Thompson. Ida married John J. Carey on March 31, 1951. Mr. Carey died on March 7, 1995. Ida worked for Burgess Battery and Micro Switch, retiring on Dec. 30, 1988. Ida enjoyed bowling and spending time with her friends and family. Her grandchildren were very special to her.   View Full Notice → Obituary: Ida Carey

  • Bloomington

    Mabel Bowald

    ROANOKE — Mabel Sophia Bowald, 98, Roanoke, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Friday (Oct. 5, 2012) at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home. View Full Notice → Mabel Bowald

  • Moline

    Death list for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

    Flagg, Rev. Robert, 60, Kewanee; Rux, Kewanee. Given, Rex Sr., 72, Morrison; Bosma-Renkes, Morrison. Gordon, Cliff, 62, Davenport; Weerts, Davenport. Hanson, Lily Grace, infant daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Scott Hanson of Tampa, Fla.; Wheelan-Pressly, Rock Island.

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    Mary T. Bolster

    Mary T. Bolster, age 80, of Chicago, died October 8, 2012. Loving mother of Maryann (Tom) Hartwig, Joann, Diann, John, William (Teresa), James (Janice) and Joseph (Carrie). Dear grandma of Theresa, Crystal, Tracy, Christine, Jaclynn, the late Richard John, William, John, Victoria, Madelynn, Parker and Gunner. Great grandma to Charlie and Ella. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Johnnie M. Bolster and her daughter, Carolann. Mary was a wonderful person with a big heart. She will be greatly missed. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home and Crematory, Route 59 Chapel, 24021 W. Royal Worlington…

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    Mr. Newt V. McCoy, Abingdon Chapel

    formerly of Knoxville, died Friday, October 5, 2012 in Florida at the home of his daughter.  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. View Full Notice → Mr. Newt V. McCoy, Abingdon Chapel

  • Freeport

    Obituary: Carol Buck

    Carol M. Buck, 72, of Freeport, died Saturday, October 6, 2012 at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1939 in Freeport, she was the daughter of Leon and Esther (Noll) Wise. She married Richard “Dick” A. Buck July 22, 1960, and he died Feb. 21, 2001. View Full Notice → Obituary: Carol Buck

  • Morris

    Anthony M. Urbancic

    JOLIET, Ill. — Mr. Anthony “Tony” M. Urbancic, 95, lifetime resident of Rockdale, Ill., passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home with his family by his side. View Full Notice → Anthony M. Urbancic

  • Bloomington

    David Brucker

    ELLSWORTH — David Lee Brucker, 64, Ellsworth, passed away at 6:35 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria. View Full Notice → David Brucker

  • Moline

    Funerals for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

    Tuesday, Oct. 9 Gimble, Julius John Jr., 87, Danvers, Ill., formerly Hermiston, Ore., and Rock Island; 10 a.m., Wheelan-Pressly, Milan. Gould, Mary E., 85, Orion; 10 a.m., Beulah Presbyterian, rural Orion. Harrison, Scott L., 48, Milan; 4 View Full Notice → Funerals for Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

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    Donald L. Parkerson – April 27, 1957 – October 06, 2012

    Donald L. Parkerson Mattoon, IL – Donald L. Parkerson, age 55, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 11:34 p.m., October 6, 2012, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. The funeral service in his honor will begin at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Pastor Lou Butler will officiate. Interment will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin one half hour (1:30 p.m.) prior to the service. Mr. Parkerson was born April 27, 1957, in Clinton, IL, the son of Guy and Mary (Macari) Parkerson. He married Shirley Kingery on June 25, 1982, in Cooks Mills, IL. She survives. Other…

  • Morris

    Helen L. Phillips

    CHANNAHON — Mrs. Helen L. Phillips, 90, of Channahon, passed away Monday night, Oct. 7, 2012. at Evenglow Inn in Pontiac, Ill. View Full Notice → Helen L. Phillips

  • Bloomington

    Michelle Hargis

    TOWANDA — Michelle Marie Schwarzentruber Hargis, 44, Towanda, formerly of Minier, died at 6:45 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 4, 2012) at HCR Manor Care, Normal, following a courageous battle with cancer. View Full Notice → Michelle Hargis

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    Dolores Pohnan

    PRINCETON — Dolores Pohnan, 82, of Princeton, formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Colonial Hall Care Center in Princeton. View Full Notice → Dolores Pohnan

  • Carol Stream,  Lombard,  Villa Park

    John Miller Rowley, 92,WWII Navy Veteran

    John Miller Rowley, 92,WWII Navy Veteran and beloved husband and father, passed away peacefully on Saturday, 6th October 2012 in Lombard, Illinois.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary, his two daughters, Jenneine Rowley-Gilroy of Lombard, Illinois, and Mary Beth Rowley of Michigan City, Indiana, as well as his twin brother, Charles Rowley of Boise, Idaho, his sister, Mary Trout Maupin of Ft. Worth, Texas, and many dearly loved nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, John Nathan and Lillian Viola Rowley, brother Guy Clifford Rowley, sister Juanita Eloise Nee, and brother Thomas Calvin Rowley. John was born 26 August 1920 in Warsaw,…

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    Rex B. Given Sr. – March 02, 1940 – October 08, 2012

    REX B. GIVEN, SR., 72, of 15739 Hazel Road, Morrison, IL, died Monday, October 8, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, IA. Rex was born March 2, 1940 in Morrison, IL, to Brooks E. and Rose L. (Shepard) Given. He was educated in the Morrison Grade School and attended Morrison High School. Rex married Carol L. Hagerty on November 29, 1956 in Morrison. He was employed by General Electric in Morrison for over 30 years. Rex was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church and served as a Stephen Minister. He was also a former member of Morrison Lions Club. Rex enjoyed fishing, hunting, antiquing, woodworking, and his “animals”.…

  • Murphysboro

    Glenn Jennings

    Glenn Jennings, 71, of Murphysboro, Illinois, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Monday, October 8, 2012, at the Relais Bonne Eau Hospice House in Edwardsville, Illinois. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, October 12, 2012, at Pettett Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Staib officiating and burial at Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital, St. Jude’s Hospital or to the First Lutheran Church Building Fund. Glenn was born on December 31, 1940, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to John Jennings and Hazel (Bitner) Jennings. He served in…

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    Mrs. Virginia M. Lemmer, Galesburg Chapel

    95, of Galesburg died 3:12 a.m. Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. She was born December 25, 1916 in Waukegan, Ill. to Rocco and Caroline Schirschmidt Natalie. She married William E. Lemmer, Sr. November 20, 1937 in Waukegan. He preceded her in death September 13, 2005. Surviving are two sons, William E. (and Angela) Lemmer , Jr. of England and Lance D. (and Paula) Lemmer of Metairie, La., two daughters, Elizabeth Ann (and Rick) Lemmer and Joyce N. Lemmer both of Galesburg, two brothers, Francis C. (and Melva) Natalie of Geneva, Wisc. and James A. (and Donna) Natalie of Sun City West, Arizona, one sister, Eleanor Loeber of…