• Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Richard Potts

    Mr. Richard Potts Mr. Richard “Rick” E. Potts, 61 of Abingdon, passed away at 5:18 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at the OSF St. Mary Medical Center emergency room in Galesburg. He was born December 17, 1958 in Galesburg, the son of Rolland and Joan (Unger) Potts.  He married Tammy Glisan in 1979 at the First Assembly of God in Abingdon. Rick is survived by his loving wife, Tammy; his children, Jeremy (and Katrina) Potts of Osceola, Iowa, Jennifer (and Chris) Kelly of La Prairie, Illinois,….

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Robert “Bob” Malone

    Mr. Robert “Bob” Malone   Mr. Robert “Bob” Duane Malone, 84 of rural Gilson, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born July 28, 1935 in the family home in Knox County, east of Abingdon, the son of Willard E. “Red” and Myrtle (Landon) Malone.  He married Marlyn L. Kellogg on December 30, 1955 in Abingdon.  She preceded him in death on April 20, 2000.  He later married Jean Ann McCoy Williams on July 28,… &nbsp…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Miss M. Potts

    Miss M. Potts Miss M. Joan Potts, 85 of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 4:01 am Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Seminary Manor Nursing Home. Joan was born March 29, 1935 in Oneida, Illinois the daughter of Ozro J. and Genevieve M. (Pittard) Potts. She is survived by her brother, Rolland Potts of East Moline, Illinois; her sister, Joyce (Russell) Thompson of Cambridge, Illinois; sister-in-law, Jeanette Potts of Galesburg; several nieces, nephews and her very good friend of 58 years, Marilyn Oli…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Norman “Norm” Crittenden

    Mr. Norman “Norm” Crittenden Norman G. “Norm” Crittenden, 80, formerly of Galesburg, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Ankeny, Iowa. He was born December 4, 1939, in Henderson, Illinois, the son of Gerald L. and Blanche (Folger) Crittenden.  He married Mary F. Gottlieb on February 13, 1965, in Galesburg.  She preceded him in death August 26, 2019 after over 54 years of marriage. Norm is survived by his children and grandchildren, Chris (Tim) Peterson of Ankeny, Iowa and…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Gertrude “Trudy” Johnson

    Mrs. Gertrude “Trudy” Johnson Gertrude H. “Trudy” Johnson, 93, of Galesburg, died at 7:31 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Seminary Manor. She was born March 10, 1927, in Neponset, Illinois, the daughter of Bruno and Margaret (Arlt) Block.  She married Stuart Carter on December 27, 1946, in Kewanee, Illinois.  She later married Donald E. Johnson on March 2, 1974, in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death on December 11, 2007 after 33 years of marriage. She is survived by her daug…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Marcus Knuth

    Mr. Marcus Knuth Galesburg Mr. Marcus Eugene Knuth, 87, of Galesburg, Illinois died 3:54 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020 at his home.  He was born January 15, 1933 in Monmouth, Illinois to Marcus Sebastian and Anita Ruth (Lough) Knuth.  He married Charlotte Cramberg May 5, 1953 in Monmouth.  She survives.  Also surviving are two sons, Jeff (Tina) (April Harris) Knuth of East Galesburg and Marcus Knuth of Mexico, three daughters, Pam Sue (and Jim) Kendrick of Florida, Crystal …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. R. Dean Akin

    Mr. R. Dean Akin Mr. Roy Dean Akin, 78 of Galesburg, died at 7:33 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 at his home. Private services will be held Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg Chapel with Deacon Michael Crummer officiating.  Burial with military rites will follow at East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice.  Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.    Mr. Roy Dean Akin, 78 of G…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Lyle “Bud” Davis

    Mr. Lyle “Bud” Davis Mr. Lyle “Bud” Davis, 91, passed away at 2:05 am Friday, April 3, 2020 at home with his wife, Alice and his daughter, Karla by his side.Due to social distancing limitations related to the Covid-19 pandemic, services will be private at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel with Chaplain Jordan Knight officiating. Family has requested anyone that would like to go in procession to East Linwood Cemetery but remain in their vehicl…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Salvador Campos

    Mr. Salvador Campos Mr. Salvador “Sal” “Chavillo” Campos, 25, of Roseville, Illinois formerly of Galesburg, Illinois died 9:39 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020 in McDonough County.  He was born January 5, 1995 in Chicago, Illinois to Salvador and Celia Magallanes Campos.  Surviving are his parents of Galesburg, a sister, Cristina (and Abraham Tavera) Campos of Galesburg, a brother, Manuel Campos of Galesburg and a niece, Marie Tavera.  He is preceded in death by his… Mr. Salvador…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Carlene Barstow

    Mrs. Carlene Barstow Carlene N. Barstow, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Heritage Manor in Normal, Illinois. Born Marjorie Carlene Nichols on January 30, 1928, in Quincy, Illinois, she spent her early years in Abingdon, Illinois.  Her parents were Harold F. Nichols and Amy C. Frazier Nichols.  She had two younger sisters, Eleanor Nichols Gengler and Suzanne Nichols Legner, who have all preceded her in death.  She married Russell G. Bar…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Davis

    Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Davis Kenneth E. “Kenny” Davis, 77, of Galesburg, died at 3:37 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Galesburg Cottage Hospital. He was born July 15, 1942, in Persifer Twp., Knox County, the son of Amer and Mary (Mattson) Davis. He married Judy Morris on January 12, 1985. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Judy; daughters, Amanda Davis of Galesburg, Linda Ledbetter of Wataga, Mary (Pete) Grimes of Wataga, Jennifer Davis of Kirkwood, Barbara (Bret) Sargeant of East Galesburg…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Edna Norton

    Mrs. Edna Norton Edna C. Norton, 93, of Galesburg, died at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Aperion Care Galesburg North. She was born May 23, 1926, in Sulligent, Alabama, the daughter of W.H. and Leila (Goodson) Williams.  She married Robert Biggiam on July 22, 1941.  She later married Frank W. Norton on May 3, 1975, in Moline.  He preceded her in death September 30, 1977. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Biggiam of Galesburg; two sons, Michael Biggiam of Tulsa, O…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Shawna Ennis-Finley

    Mrs. Shawna Ennis-Finley Mrs. Shawna Lea Ennis-Finley, 50, of St. Louis, Missouri formerly of Galesburg passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer at 12:10 am Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Shawna was born February 1, 1970 in Galesburg the daughter of Bernard and Rebecca (Finch) Swanson. She married Jason Benne. She later married Austin Finley on January 4, 2020 in St. Louis. He survives. Shawna is survived by her husband, Austin of St. Louis; her pa…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Donna Cooley

    Mrs. Donna Cooley Donna Jean Cooley, 78, of Bettendorf, Iowa, formerly of Galesburg, died at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Bettendorf Health Care Center. She was born June 4, 1941, in Victoria, the daughter of H. Dale and Mayme (Poole) Miles.  She married Donald Cooley in 1961 at Coldbrook Christian Church.  She is survived by two sons, David Cooley of Madison, Alabama and Dale Cooley of Buckeye, Arizona; five grandchildren; a brother, Jim Miles of Galesburg; and a sister,…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Rita Jane O’Brien-Glaser

    Mrs. Rita Jane O’Brien-Glaser Mrs. Rita Jane O’Brien-Glaser, 71, of Canton, Illinois died Thursday, March 26th, 2020 at 6:45 P.M. at her home surrounded by her loving family shortly after they sent a toast to Heaven to open the gates that Rita was coming. She was born January 24th, 1949 in Galesburg, Illinois the beloved daughter of Charles F. and Rose C. Mangieri O’Brien.  She was married to James Ray Buckman for 40 years and most recently to Terry Lee Glaser for 7 years. Rita is surviv…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Carole Jochimsen

    Mrs. Carole Jochimsen Mrs. Carole P. Jochimsen, 85, of Knoxville, Illinois died 3:57 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  She was born November 16, 1934 in Galesburg to William and Doris (Hazlett Collins) Pankey.  She married Thomas Jochimsen September 1, 1957 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death June 10, 2006. Surviving are three daughters, Janet (and Keith) Brothers of Beaver Island, Michigan Anne (and Jorge) Saenz of Park Falls, Wisco…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Ricky Sargeant

    Mr. Ricky Sargeant Mr. Ricky L. Sargeant, 68, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 4:27 pm Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. He was born February 11, 1952 in Galesburg the son of Kenneth and Delilah Wade Sargeant, Sr. He married Glenna Coons, they later divorced. Ricky is survived by his children, Richard “Rick” Sargeant, Diane (David) Jenkins, Jennifer (Jarrod) Chandler, Amber Asbury, Heather (Roman) Sargeant-Stufflebeem, and Laci Sargeant all of Galesburg; two brothe…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Rex Stegall

    Mr. Rex Stegall Mr. Rex Harold Stegall, 96, formerly of Galesburg died at 7:09 am, Friday March 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rex was born February 26, 1924 in Abingdon the son of Charles M and Nora (Brown) Stegall. He married Vernis M. Pratt on December 11, 1946 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death in 1999. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Floyd M Stegall, Charles Kenneth Stegall, a sister Doris Bushnell and nephews Rick Stegall and Bill Bushnell. A graduate of Abingdon Hig…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Dean James

    Mr. Dean James Dean E. James, 83, of rural Alexis, went to be with his Lord at 4:46 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, in the emergency room of OSF St. Mary Medical Center. He was born November 16, 1936, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Milo J. and Irma V. (Watson) James.  He married Dorothy E. Greeling on November 16, 1958, in Galesburg. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years, Dorothy; three children, Becky (David) Christensen of Galesburg, Larry (Becky) James of Laramie, Wyoming, and…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Michael Hurst

    Mr. Michael Hurst Mr. Michael Thomas “Mike” Hurst, 74, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:21 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home.  He was born December 18, 1945 in Grafton, North Dakota to Tom and Betty (Lilke) Hurst.  He married Bonnie Stohr.  He later married Suzanne M. Gonder May 1, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Michael A. (and Maria) Hurst of Peoria, Illinois and Sean Copher of Kenosha, Wisconsin, three daughters, Ronda (and Kell…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Robert “Bobby” Sampson

    Mr. Robert “Bobby” Sampson Mr. Robert “Bobby” L. Sampson, 81 of Galesburg and formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. He was born December 13, 1938 in Hermon, the son of Robert “Pappy” H. and Ethel M. (Jennings) Sampson.   He married Mildred “Midge” Taylor on March 8, 1957 in London Mills. Bobby is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Midge; one daughter, Beth Sampson Swanson of St. Louis, Missouri;… Mr. …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Martin “Bill” Davis

    Mr. Martin “Bill” Davis Mr. Martin E. “Bill” Davis, 96 of St. Augustine, passed away at 5:34 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home. Bill was born December 8, 1923 in Indian Point Township to Claude H. and Lura M. (Totten) Davis.  He was reared in St. Augustine where he lived most of his life.  After graduating from Avon High School in 1942, Bill enlisted in the Navy and served as a Gunners Mate in the European Theatre of Operations during WW II. He was married to Maxine Clifford o…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Mary Norris

    Mrs. Mary Norris Mrs. Mary E. Norris, of Galesburg, Illinois died 8:00 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2020 at Aperion Care, North, Galesburg.  She was born April 27, 1930 in Macomb, Illinois to Arthur R. and M. Eleanor (Hurst) Fleshman.  She married Glenn B. Norris September 4, 1949 in Macomb.  He preceded her in death August 15, 2001.  Surviving are three sons, Roland (and Mary Irene) Norris of Wheaton, Illinois, John (and Tere) Norris of Springfield, Missouri, and James (and Bet…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Jessie Robison

    Mrs. Jessie Robison Mrs. Jessie A. Robison, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois, died 6:15 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2020 at Marigold Health Care Center, Galesburg. She was born June 13, 1926 in Chariton, Iowa to Clifford and Bertha (Ambelang) Sellers. She married Richard D. Robison February 4, 1947 in Troy, Kansas. He preceded her in death July 25, 1972.  She grew up on the family farm in Lucas County, Iowa, with her nine siblings and surrounded by nephews and cousins.  She would tell you she …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Karen Mitchell

    Mrs. Karen Mitchell Mrs. Karen Belle Mitchell, 81, of Galesburg, Illinois died 6:06 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois.  She was born May 18, 1938 in Galesburg to Carl Edward and Leliah Ruth (Bocox) Kennedy.  She married Gary C. Mitchell May 25, 1958 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death July 23, 2018. Surviving are two sons, Curtis K. (and Felicia) Mitchell of Peoria, Arizona and Lance M. (and Kathy) Mitchell of Knoxville, a brothe…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. L.A. Myrick

    Mr. L.A. Myrick Henderson Illinois Mr. L.A. “Don” Myrick, 80, of Henderson Illinois, died at 11:42 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria Illinois. He was born April 2, 1939 in Galesburg, the son of Edna Myrick. He married Barbara A. Rossell on August 28, 1960 in Galesburg.  She survives. Also surviving is a son, Kevin Myrick of Galesburg; three daughters, Deb (and Pat) Pendergast of Galesburg, Anita Lee of Millis Massachusetts and Connie Helms of Abingdo…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Gerald “Jerry” Lester

    Mr. Gerald “Jerry” Lester Mr. Gerald “Jerry” V. Lester, passed away at 12:53 am Friday, March 13, 2020 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Jerry was born April 9, 1937 in Galesburg the son of Wilbur and Ruth Westberg Lester. He married Barbara Motz on August 20, 1958 in Galesburg. Jerry is survived by his wife Barbara of 61 years; four sons, Gerald V. “JR” (Debbie) Lester, Jr. of Gilson, Illinois, Jeffrey Lee Lester and Mark Douglas (Carrie) Lester both of Galesburg and Joshua Matthew….

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Ted “Coach Bru” Bruington

    Mr. Ted “Coach Bru” Bruington Mr. Ted D. “Coach Bru” Bruington, 79, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 4:48 pm Thursday, March 12, 2020 at his home. Ted was born April 2, 1940 in Galesburg, the son of James Arnold and  Carolyn Pauline (Anderson) Bruington. He married Barbara Jean Harpman on June 9, 1963 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death on March 14, 2005. Ted is survived by his one son, Bryon D. (Amy) Bruington of Plainfield, Illinois; two daughters, Kelli D. (Brad) Bosch of Ank…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Rodney Turner

    Mr. Rodney Turner Rodney Paul Turner, 79, passed away March 10, at his home in rural Abingdon.  He was semi-retired, but worked until the past few weeks driving grain trucks to local markets for area farmers. He was born March 30, 1940, in Galesburg to Paul and Mary (Nichols) Turner. He married Betty John in 1962 and later married Ruby Siemens in 1983. Both preceded him in death.  Rod is survived by a daughter, Rodessa (Tim) Switzer of Bushnell, and a son, Chad (Kelli) Turner of Avo…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Bruce “B.J.” Johnson

    Mr. Bruce “B.J.” Johnson Bruce S. “B.J.” Johnson, 71, of East Galesburg, died at 8 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at home. He was born May 23, 1948, in Galesburg Cottage Hospital, the son of Dorrance Stanley and Jennie Lee (Jones) Johnson.  He married Debra Jones on June 18, 1972.  He later married Susie Webber on November 30, 1996 in Galesburg. He is survived by his wife, Susie; a son, Luke (Veda) Johnson of Shorewood, Illinois; a daughter, Lindsay (Tyson) Wooldridge of Galesburg; st…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Margaret Schisler

    Mrs. Margaret Schisler Mrs. Margaret Ann Schisler, 83 of St. Augustine, passed away at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. She was born June 19, 1936 in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the daughter of Charles and Edith May (Jones) Allison.  She married Jack Schisler on September 25, 1953 in Monmouth.  He preceded her in death on July 30, 2006.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather, Dale Franklin, and her daughter-in-law, Lind…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Rhonda Clay

    Mrs. Rhonda Clay Rhonda L. Clay, 69, of Galesburg, died at 10:19 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020, in OSF St. Mary Medical Center. She was born May 15, 1950, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ronald and Norma (Kent) Kilby.  She married Richard E. “Rick” Clay on March 1, 1969, in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death on June 11, 2018. She is survived by a daughter, Catharine (Greg) Jordan of Atoka, Tennessee; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; six siblings, Diann Gravino of Galesburg,….

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Barbara Hays

    Mrs. Barbara Hays Mrs. Barbara K. Hays, 79, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:00 p.m. Sunday March 8, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Galesburg.  She was born December 14, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to Orlen M. and Evelyn (Kleinke) Purkis.  She married Donald E. Hays, September 14, 1974 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death March 13, 2001. Surviving are four daughters, Beth (and Edward) Krohe of Beardstown, Illinois, Dawn (and Darwin) Miller of Mandeville, Louisiana, Tiara (and And…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Paul Wise

    Mr. Paul Wise Paul D. Wise, 74, of Galesburg, died unexpectedly at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center. He was born January 29, 1946, in Marcellus, New York, the son of Truman and Lovina (Taylor) Wise.  He married Barbara K. Doss on November 25, 1968, in Chicago. He is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Barbara; a daughter, Brandee (Aaron) Malcolm of Galesburg; three grandchildren, Zacharey, Abigail, and Emmie Malcolm; a half-brother, Mark Evans in Florida;…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. A. Lucille Bundren

    Mrs. A. Lucille Bundren Mrs. A. Lucille Bundren, 83, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 2:25 am Friday, March 6, 2020 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. She was born October 4, 1936 in Gorin, Missouri the daughter of Charles and Cleo Sweeney Curfman. She is survived by her brother, Floyd Curfman of Virginia, her friends, Gary and Becky Barton of Galesburg, her granddaughter, Kelly (Claire) Barton of Moline, Illinois and two great grandchildren. Lucille is preceded in death by her parents, he…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. A. Bundren

    Mrs. A. Bundren Mrs. A. Lucille Bundren, 83, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 2:25 am Friday, March 6, 2020 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. She was born October 4, 1936 in Gorin, Missouri the daughter of Charles and Cleo Sweeney Curfman. She is survived by her brother, Floyd Curfman of Virginia, her friends, Gary and Becky Barton of Galesburg, her granddaughter, Kelly (Claire) Barton of Moline, Illinois and two great grandchildren. Lucille is preceded in death by her parents, her son, C…