• Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Grace Palmieri

    Mrs. Grace Palmieri Grace Palmieri, 80 of Abingdon, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home. She was born July 19, 1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Emmett and Elizabeth Teresa (Buley) Bowman.  She married Eugene A. Palmieri on May 29, 1977 at Oak Park, Illinois. Grace is survived by her husband of 42 years, Eugene; her children, Geno J. Palmieri of Abingdon and Maria (and Jason) Wilson of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her par…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Clara Johnson

    Mrs. Clara Johnson Clara Rosetta Johnson, 85 of Oneida and formerly of Wataga, passed away at 3:10 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the home of her daughter near Oneida. She was born January 9, 1934 in Abingdon, the daughter of Floyd S. and Josephine Annabelle (Wheeler) Forshee.  She married Lehman Johnson on November 18, 1950 in Pocahontas, Arkansas.  He preceded her in death on February 6, 2005.  She was also preceded in death by her parents. Clara is survived by one son, …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Patricia Webber

    Mrs. Patricia Webber Mrs. Patricia Elaine “Pat” Webber, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Patricia was born January 22, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Harley and Maude (Bushong) Snell. She was lovingly raised by Lavelle and Lucille Bushong. Patricia married Theodore R. “Ted” Webber, Jr. on September 21, 1946 in Galesburg and shared a life together for 64 years. He preceded her in death on January 14, 2011. She is survived by her son, Kevin… Mrs. P…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Vivian White

    Mrs. Vivian White Mrs. Vivian Susan White, 63, of Galesburg passed away at 4:19 a.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria. Vivian was born November 21, 1955 in Galesburg the daughter of Jewell and Eula Todd Johnson. She married Allan Craig White on November 5, 1975 in Galesburg. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Allan White of Galesburg; her two sons, Derrick (Kesha) Johnson and Allan C. Johnson both of Minneapolis, Minnesota; her daughters, Carla Johnson of…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Lois Weedman

    Mrs. Lois Weedman Victoria Mrs. Lois L. Weedman, 92, of Victoria, Illinois died 4:32 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois.  She was born March 14, 1927 in Etherly, Illinois to Archie and Eva (Trotter) Strom.  She married Clarence E. Weedman October 28, 1946 in Huntsville, Missouri.  He preceded her in death July 3, 1983. Surviving is a son, Bradley (and Lisa) Weedman of Knoxville, two daughters, Nancy (and Gary) Sloan of Victoria and …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Loren Wilcox

    Mr. Loren Wilcox Mr. Loren F. Wilcox, 88, of Galesburg died in the early hours of Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Heartland Healthcare Center. Loren was born September 25, 1931 in Pontoosuc, Illlinois; twin son to Mr. Loren E. and Mary (Wessell) Wilcox. He is survived by his twin sister, Lorena R. Wilcox of Des Moines, Iowa. He is preceded in death by his parents. Cremation will be accorded, there are no services planned. Burial will be at Carman Cemetery near Roseville, Illinois. Memorials may …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Saundra “Sandy” Godsil Jennings

    Mrs. Saundra “Sandy” Godsil Jennings Saundra “Sandy” A. Godsil Jennings, 80 of Galesburg was born February 10, 1939 in Dayton, Ohio and passed away at 5:32 a.m. with her children by her side on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Seminary Manor after a short struggle with cancer. Sandy is the eldest daughter of William “Al” Archer & Annamae Belle Wolfe Archer.   She is survived by her children, Greg (Joyce) Godsil of Pensacola, Florida and Barbara (Chris) Robinson of Oceanside, Californ…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Jeanne Watters

    Mrs. Jeanne Watters Mrs. Peggy Jeanne Watters, 75, rural Galesburg, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Jeanne was born January 5, 1944 in Centralia, IL and was the second child of Berthold Edgar and Virginia Grace (Polley) Stover.  She was a graduate of Centralia High School and St. Luke’s School of Nursing in St. Louis, MO. She worked at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  Jeanne met Harold Watters on a blind date and they married on April 17, 1965 at Fir…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Rodney Davis

    Mr. Rodney Davis Mr. Rodney O. Davis, Szold Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of History at Knox College of Galesburg died on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was 87 years old. He was born July 14, 1932 in Newton, Kansas, the son of Harry W. and M. Antoinette (Dey) Davis.  He married Norma G. Glass in Fredonia, Kansas on August 7, 1954. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Norma G. Davis of Galesburg, three daughters Anne C. (Timothy Leahy) Davis of Port Washington, Wisconsin; Mar…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Utako Taylor

    Mrs. Utako Taylor   Mrs. Utako Saito Taylor, 86, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 11:00 PM Saturday November 2, 2019 at home. She was born May 20, 1933 in Tokyo, Japan the daughter of Yoshitaro and Saki Miyata Saito. She married Lloyd H. Taylor on August 18, 1954 in Japan. She is survived by her children, Gary (Angie) Taylor and Sabrena Taylor both of Galesburg, Joan (Ahmed) Majid of Portland, Oregon, Kenneth Taylor of Galesburg, Jeffery (Jessica) Taylor of Elk Grove, California, Wa…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Marty Mahnesmith

    Mr. Marty Mahnesmith Marty D. Mahnesmith, 63, Galesburg, IL for the first time since March 9, 1977, stood, pushed his wheelchair aside, and walked through the gates of heaven at 12:42 am November 2, 2019 greeted by God and loved ones passed before him while those left to cherish his memory here on Earth bid him farewell. Marty was born June 22, 1956 to Jay D. and Pauline G. (Webb) Mahnesmith in Galesburg, IL. They preceded him in death. The third of eight children, Marty could be mischievous …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Edith Leonard

    Mrs. Edith Leonard Mrs. Edith E. Leonard, 101, of Galesburg died at 6:50 p.m., Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Knox County Nursing Home. Edith was born August 14, 1918 in Neponset, Illinois to Mr. Carl O. and Anna Marie (Gliesse) Anderson. She married Ernest Leonard in Ft. Madison, Iowa on July 23, 1939. He preceded her in death August 16, 1989. She is survived by one son Dick (Judy) Leonard of Knoxville; one daughter Sharon (Terry) Langdon of Monmouth, Illinois; five grandchildren Tracy (Tim) …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Fred Eskridge

    Mr. Fred Eskridge Mr. Fred Vernon Eskridge, Sr. 82, of Alpha, Illinois died peacefully Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. Fred was born February 9, 1937 in Galesburg the son of Lyndle and Eileen Weatherford Eskridge. He married Claudia C. Miller in 1958 in California. He later married Cheri Newbern in 1978. Fred is survived by his children, Michael (Tracy) Eskridge of Galesburg, Cynthia (Kevin) Reedy of Alpha, Jeffrey (Maria) Eskridge of Alpha, Sean (Jillian)…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. William Conroy, III

    Mr. William Conroy, III Galesburg Mr. William G. Conroy, III, 78, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:55 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Marigold Health Care Center, Galesburg.  He was born August 26, 1941 in Lincoln, Nebraska to William G. and Rozella (Williams) Coroy, II.  He married Irene Serven in 1960.  He later married Peggy Fike in 1966.  He then was with his “Soul Mate”, Jody Banks in 1985 until her passing in 2012.  Surviving are three daughters, Meia R. Conroy …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Margaret Hartley

    Mrs. Margaret Hartley Margaret E. Hartley, 81, of Galesburg, died at 7:35 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born June 15, 1938, in Marceline, Missouri, the daughter of Olie F. and Anna M. (Verikious) Lake.  She married James R. Hartley on September 15, 1957, in Moline.  He preceded her in death on March 17, 2006. She is survived by three children, Kelley S. (Stan) Stallsmith of Ankeny, Iowa, Tracy R. (Denny) Erickson of Galesburg, and…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Gale Weybright

    Mr. Gale Weybright Galesburg Mr. Gale Weybright, 82, of Galesburg, Illinois died 10:32 a.m. Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Kindred Hospital, Peoria, Illinois.  He was born August 22, 1937 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Eber L. and Mildred Ellen (Sale) Weybright.  He married Mary Beck.  He later married Margaret (Armstrong) Arnold September 2, 1984 in Galesburg.  She survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Karen K. (and Robert L.) Brumbaugh of Indiana and Ellen M. (and Larry D….

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Mary Lou Dredge

    Mrs. Mary Lou Dredge Mrs. Mary Lou Dredge, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 5:55 am Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois. She was born July 13, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of George and Dorothy Tasker Olson. She married Robert Dredge on September 6, 1948 in Chicago. He preceded her in death on January 26, 2001. Mary Lou is survived by her children, John E. (Mary) Dredge of Atlanta, Georgia and Diane (Steven) Anderson of Bellaire, Texa…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. James “Jimmy” Dean

    Mr. James “Jimmy” Dean Mr. James “Jimmy” Dean of Knoxville died Friday, October 18, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Jimmy was born May 12, 1947 in Elmore, Illinois to Mr. Victor and Miriam (Brown) Dean. He married Karen Forrester in 1967 and together, they had two sons and later divorced. He married Janet Pinger in Louisville on November 29, 2000. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Janet Pinger of Knoxville, his two sons Michael (Michele) Dean and Robert (Lisa) Dean, …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Joel Lowery

    Mr. Joel Lowery Mr. Joel L. Lowery, 95, of Galesburg died at 5:40 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2019 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. Joel was born April 30, 1924 in Tunnel Hill, Illinois to Mr. Ova E. and Mary L. (Mahan) Lowery. He married Allie A. Vinson on May 23, 1953. She preceded him in death March 9, 2019. He is survived by his son Don Lowery, one stepson Harold Henricks; five daughters Betty Launius, Delores Cage, Linda Albietz, Kay Scholl, Barbara Martin, and one stepdaughter Diane Nash….

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Mary Dredge

    Mrs. Mary Dredge Mrs. Mary Lou Dredge, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 5:55 am Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois. She was born July 13, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of George and Dorothy Tasker Olson. She married Robert Dredge on September 6, 1948 in Chicago. He preceded her in death on January 26, 2001. Mary Lou is survived by her children, John E. (Mary) Dredge of Atlanta, Georgia and Diane (Steven) Anderson of Bellaire, Texas; h…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Walter Wade

    Mr. Walter Wade Mr. Walter P. Wade, 79, of Galesburg died at 9:10 p.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, Peoria Walter was born in Galesburg to Mr. Paul F. and Ruby E. Wade. He married Eileen Kay Parpart in Princeton, Illinois on August 7, 1965. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eileen Wade of Galesburg and his daughter Laura (Robert) Dill of Galesburg; three brothers Bill (Sheila) Wade of Nashville, Tennessee, Bob (Sylvia) Wade of Galesburg, and John (Penn…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Belva Killeen

    Mrs. Belva Killeen Belva I. Killeen, 81, of Galesburg, died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Aperion Care Galesburg North. She was born July 12, 1938, at home in Monmouth, the daughter of Warren Ivan and Ada Marie (Kissick) Parsons.  She married John Killeen in 1977, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  He preceded her in death in 1987. She is survived by four children, Wes Creek, Jeff (Audrey) Creek, Roy (Dawn) Creek, and Lorene Schisler, all of Galesburg; four sisters, Ella Mae (Bud) S…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Richard Woolsey

    Mr. Richard Woolsey Mr. Richard Lee “Chicken” Woolsey, 59, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 7:35 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 at his home. He was born November 23, 1959 in Galesburg the son of V. David “Blackie” and Dorsey Holmes Woolsey. He married Lori Moore. Chicken is survived by his children, Andrew (Sonia) Woolsey and Stacey Woolsey both of Galesburg; his two brothers, Ken (Alane) Woolsey of Lewiston, Idaho and Daniel (Susan) Woolsey of Chetek, Wisconsin; two sisters, Rhonda… Mr. …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Robert Randolph

    Mr. Robert Randolph Mr. Robert G. Randolph, 79, of Henderson, Illinois formerly of Cape Girardeau, Missouri passed away at 5:45 pm Monday, October 14, 2019 at Aperion Care North. He was born January 28, 1940 in Cape Girardeau the son of Otis H. and Olga L. Hellwege Randolph. Robert is survived by his children, Robert and Melissa; and his niece, Angela (Mike) Harroun of Galesburg. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Don Michael Randolph. Robert was a long time resident of O…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Ms. Bonnie Axcell

    Ms. Bonnie Axcell Ms. Bonnie S. Axcell, 69, of Galesburg died at 8:43 a.m., October 13, 2019, in her home. Bonnie was born in Galesburg on December 6, 1949 to Mr. Ralph D. and Margaret G. (Hillard) Cannon, Sr. She married Donald F. “Fred” Axcell on August 19, 1967. Together they had five beautiful children and later divorced. She is survived by her children Lisa (Shane McElmurray) Axcell of Galesburg, Dean (Kelli) Axcell of Knoxville, Stacey (Troy) Morrison of Galesburg, Amy (James) Neal of…..

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Shirley Hutchings

    Mrs. Shirley Hutchings Mrs. Shirley G. Hutchings, 89, of Galesburg passed away at 6:54 pm October 8, 2019 at the Gulf Coast Medical Center Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born August 31, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Howard and Lillian Berry. She married Marvin C. Hutchings on February 5, 1949 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on July 14, 1995. Shirley is survived by her children, Leroy (Vickie) Hutchings of Galesburg and Vicki Hutchings of Ft. Myers, Florida; six grandchildren, …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Betty Wiley

    Mrs. Betty Wiley Betty J. Wiley, 77 of Abingdon, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Kewanee Care Home in Kewanee, Illinois.  Arrangements are pending at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel.   Betty J. Wiley, 77 of Abingdon, passed away at 3:50 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Kewanee Care Home in Kewanee, Illinois.  Arrangements are pending at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West… View   Send Flowers

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    Mr. Robert Dale Welch

    Mr. Robert Dale Welch Robert Dale Welch, 73 of Pekin and formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Pekin Villas of Holly Brook.  Arrangements are pending at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel. Robert Dale Welch, 73 of Pekin and formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Pekin Villas of Holly Brook.  Arrangements are pending at the… View   Send Flowers

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. C. Evelyn Trisilla

    Mrs. C. Evelyn Trisilla C. Evelyn Trisilla, 97, formerly of Galesburg, died at 12:47 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019, in Presence Nazarethville in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Arrangements are pending with Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. C. Evelyn Trisilla, 97, formerly of Galesburg, died at 12:47 p.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019, in Presence Nazarethville in Des Plaines, Illinois.  Arrangements are pending with… View   Send Flowers

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    Mrs. Bonnie Axcell

    Mrs. Bonnie Axcell Bonnie Axcell, 69, of Galesburg, died at 8:43 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019, at home.  Arrangements are pending with Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Bonnie Axcell, 69, of Galesburg, died at 8:43 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019, at home.  Arrangements are pending with Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg… View   Send Flowers

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    Mrs. Vivian Palmer

    Mrs. Vivian Palmer Vivian L. Palmer, 79, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:11 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  Service to be arranged at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service Galesburg.  Vivian L. Palmer, 79, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:11 a.m. Sunday, October 13, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  Service to be arranged at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral… View   Send Flowers

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    Mr. David von Motz

    Mr. David von Motz Mr. David von Motz, 67, of Galesburg died at 12:12 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 in his home. David was born March 24, 1952 in Moline, Illinois to Mr. Harold H. and Margaret L (Bormann) von Motz. He is survived by his brothers Charles (Kim) von Motz  and Paul von Motz, both of East Moline, Illinois and one sister Nancy Bigford of East Moline, Illinois. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Paula Pruden. David lived in many group homes across Illinois;…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Lois Arnold

    Mrs. Lois Arnold Mrs. Lois Arnold, left this earth Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, at the home of her daughter where she has lived since moving to Ohio in 2014. Lois was born on April 29, 1927, in Overton County, Tennessee, the daughter of Ulice and Nannie Carr Qualls. She was psychiatric RN who retired from the state of Illinois. Lois went on many medical nursing missions to third world countries. She enjoyed cooking, travel, “going out to lunch”, shopping, stamp collecting, making lap quil…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Arlen Mason

    Mr. Arlen Mason Galesburg Mr. Arlen R. Mason, 80, of Galesburg, Illinois died 9:03 a.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at his home.  He was born October 6, 1939 in Cuba, Illinois to Harry and Iva (Baldwin) Mason.  He married Maureen Essex.  He later married Donna Schisler April 17, 1981 in Abingdon, Illinois.  She survives.  Also surviving are four sons, Brad Mason of Villa Rica, Georgia, Greg Mason of Canton, Illinois, Troy (and Ila) Mason of Knoxville, Illinois, and Lee…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Michael Kavanagh

    Mr. Michael Kavanagh Knoxville Mr. Michael S. Kavanagh, 76, of Knoxville, Illinois died 2:56 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2019 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  He was born April 2, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois to John Lawrence and Evelyn (Romanecki) Kavanagh.  He married Linda Marie Silingo January 25, 1969 in Bensenville, Illinois.  She survives. Also surviving is his daughter, Michelle (and Sam) Fryer of Sharon, South Carolina, two sons, Michael (and Sabrina) Kavanagh of Knoxville, Il…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Richard Bird

    Mr. Richard Bird Richard H. “Dick” Bird, 82, a resident of Woodridge Supportive Living in Galesburg and formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Aperion Care Galesburg North. He was born April 5, 1937 in Aledo, the son of Clifford G. and Ruth E. (Perrin) Bird.  He married Jenna Mathis on December 28, 1957.  She preceded him in death on June 9, 2009.  He was also preceded in death by his parents. Dick is survived by one daughter, Kelly S. (and Ti…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Donald Wilder

    Mr. Donald Wilder Galesburg Mr. Donald J. “Sonny” Wilder, 85, of Galesburg, Illinois died 3:34 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2019 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.  He was born August 2, 1934 in Galesburg to Donald Edward and Louise Jane (Whalen) Wilder.  He married Frances O. Mitchell December 29, 1954 in Galesburg.  She survives. Also surviving is his son, Ricky J. (and Susan) Wilder of Galesburg, a brother Bruce W. Wilder of Galesburg, a sister, Shirley J. Taylor of Galesburg, a gran…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Roger Reno

    Mr. Roger Reno Roger Lee Reno, 63 of Abingdon, passed away at 8:44 p.m. Monday, September 30, 2019 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield with his family at his side. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel followed by Masonic Rites at 4 p.m.  The family will continue to celebrate Roger’s life with a service at 5 p.m. at the Abingdon United Methodist Church, 401 N…. …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Allen Meyer

    Mr. Allen Meyer Allen LeRoy Meyer Sr., 79 of Abingdon, passed away at 8 a.m. Thursday, October 3, 2019 at his home with his family at his bedside. He was born May 3, 1940 in Guttenberg, Iowa, the son of Ewald and Myrtle (Brown) Meyer.  He married Helen M. Shaw on October 13, 1962 in McGregor, Iowa. Allen is survived by his loving wife of almost 57 years, Helen; four sons, Allen (and Marilee) Meyer Jr. of Abingdon, Paul (and Laurie) Meyer of Alpha, Rex (and Patsy) Meyer of Gilson  an…