• Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Lester Olin

    Mr. Lester Olin Mr. Lester C. Olin, 94, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 2:51 pm Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Heartland Health Care Center. Lester was born April 27, 1925 in Oneida, Illinois the son of Charles and Florence Malmstrom Olin. He married F. Jane McMichael on September 3, 1949. She preceded him in death on April 29, 2007. Lester is survived by two sons, Michael Olin of Moline, Illinois and David A. (Kim) Olin of Galesburg; one daughter, Cynthia (William) Hornbaker of Galesburg…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. V. Irene Wells

    Mrs. V. Irene Wells Galesburg Mrs. V. Irene Wells, 99, of Galesburg, Illinois died 8:35 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at home. Irene was born February 10, 1920 in Currentview, Missouri to William and Minnie (Hurt) West.  She married John Wells on May 2, 1961 in Galesburg Illinois and he preceded her in death on February 29, 1996 Surviving is a son, Jim Curtis (Sharon) of Galesburg, a brother, George (Roberta) West of Abingdon, Illinois, a sister-in-law Carol West of Abingdon, Illino…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Thomas “Tom” Pyle

    Mr. Thomas “Tom” Pyle Mr. Thomas “Tom” B. Pyle, 72, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 1:04 am Saturday, January 18, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria Illinois. Tom was born October 16, 1947 in Kewanee, Illinois the son of R. Dean and Phyllis Marie Young Pyle. He married Linda Lee Stinson on October 4, 1968 in Galesburg. He is survived by his wife Linda of 51 years; his children, Amy (Steve) Hughes of East Peoria, Illinois, Kelsey (Erin) Pyle of Knoxville, Illinois and Megan…..

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. John Today

    Mr. John Today Mr. John R. Today, 50, of Wataga, Illinois passed away peacefully 4:00 p.m. Tuesday January 14, 2020 at home. John was born April 9, 1969 in Joliet, Illinois to Robert John and Mary Ann (Staniszewski) Today, Sr. He married Diane Finch, they later divorced. He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann (Jamie) Frey of Galesburg; his brother, Robert (Deb) Today, Jr. of Nebraska; his two sisters, Jeanette Helton and Cynthia (Ed) Coon both of Galesburg; five nieces, Melanie Ann Today, Ang…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Timothy Hopkey

    Mr. Timothy Hopkey Mr. Timothy Harvey Hopkey, 66, of Galesburg died at 10:44 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2020 in his home.Timothy was born June 8, 1953 in Moline, Illinois to Harvey H. and Marion E. (Carlson) Hopkey. He married Jane Elizabeth Foltz October 9, 1993 at First Presbyterian Church in Galesburg.He is survived by his wife Jane Hopkey of Galesburg.He is preceded in death by his parents.Timothy graduated from Geneseo High School. He recently was working as a Shipping Clerk at Blackburn …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Pauline DeWitt

    Mrs. Pauline DeWitt Galesburg Mrs. Pauline R. DeWitt of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:56 a.m. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  She was born April 28, 1934 in rural Henderson County, Illinois to William M. and Merle M. (Kessinger) Reyburn.  She married Edward F. Quigley in 1956 in Galesburg.  She later married Gregory DeWitt, April 17, 1973 in Macomb, Illinois.  He survives.  Also surviving is a son, Edward Quigley of Oklahoma City, Ok…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Joan Cowman

    Mrs. Joan Cowman Mrs. Joan Cowman, 85, of Galesburg, our loving wife, mother, and Nana went to be with the Lord and loved ones on January 11, 2020. She was born February 7, 1934 in Chicago Heights to Charles and Viola (Schneeweiss) Folkenroth. She married Robert McKenna August 7, 1953 and had two children together. He preceded her in death July 19, 1956. Joan later married Donald J. Cowman on December 26, 1960 and together had one son. Surviving is her husband of 59 years, Donald Cowman of Ga…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Maria Duran

    Mrs. Maria Duran Mrs. Maria A. Duran, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 5:00 am Monday, January 13, 2020 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Maria was born April 22, 1935 in Cedral, Mexico the daughter of Barnaby and Aurora DeLeon Cervantes. She married Immanuel Duran in Mexico in 1951. He preceded her in death in 2007. Maria is survived by her children, Maria (Pedro) Avalos of Harlingen, Texas, Antonia Fry of Austin, Texas, Arturo Duran of Galesburg, Julia (Florentino) Avalos …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Ruby Johnson

    Mrs. Ruby Johnson Ruby Faye (Main) Johnson, 86, of Galesburg, passed away January 12, 2020, in Galesburg. She was born March 8, 1933 in Atlanta, Missouri to Daisy Mae (Dennis) and Floyd Earl Main.   She attended school in Atlanta, Missouri, where she was active in all sports and played in the band.  Ruby loved dancing, bowling, bingo, and cards. She was a waitress for many years at numerous restaurants, starting out at Steak-n-Shake and then the Grandview for over 20 years and …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Ms. Melody Melvin-Lacy

    Ms. Melody Melvin-Lacy Melody K. Melvin-Lacy, 62, of Galesburg, went into the loving embrace of our Lord, where she will stand tall with no pain and reunite with her loved ones who have gone before her, on Saturday, January 11, 2020. She was born August 31, 1957, in Avon, the daughter of Malcolm and Alice Jeannine (Barker) Melvin. She is survived by her mother, Alice Jeannine Melvin of Bushnell; four sisters, Patricia Bonecutter of Avon, Peggy (Brian Bentzinger) Tracey of Bushnell, Christina …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Dianne Johnson

    Mrs. Dianne Johnson Mrs. Dianne M. Johnson, 75, of Alexis died at 2:50 p.m., Friday, January 10, 2020 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Dianne was born February 18, 1944 in Burlington, Iowa to Finus and Edna M. (Cronk) Attwell. She married Claris “Gene” Johnson Jr. in Springfield on May 23, 1971. She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Gene Johnson of Alexis, two sons William R. “Bob” Glover of Alexis and Kenneth Blaine (Debbie) Heck of Missouri, one daughter Katina… Mrs. Dianne M. …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Barbara Crouse

    Mrs. Barbara Crouse Galesburg Mrs. Barbara J. Crouse, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois died 12:32 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois. She was born November 16, 1927 in Peoria, Illinois to George W. and Maxine (Underwood) Mead.  She married Harry J. Crouse November 23, 1946 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death March 11, 2002. Surviving are three sons, William G. (and Paula) Crouse of Texas City, Texas, Harry J. Crouse, Jr. of Kilgore, Texas,…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mrs. Chey Robson

    Mrs. Chey Robson Wataga Mrs. Chey Marie Robson, 86, of Wataga, Illinois died 3:16 a.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at her home. She was born on October 10, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Alfred F. and Fern Gwendolyn (“Gwen”) (Mundhenk) Sigwalt. She married John H. Robson on June 18, 1955. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2016. Surviving are three sons, Michael Robson of Wataga, David Robson of Springfield, Illinois and Daniel (and Tracy) Robson of Mandeville, Louisiana; two grandchildren, …

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Bruce Haywood

    Mr. Bruce Haywood The Obituary of an Immigrant Pianist Bruce Haywood was born in Allerton Bywater, West Yorkshire, England on September 30, 1925.  He was the only child of Joseph Edgar and Eva Lily (Street) Haywood, who spent their entire lives in that small coal mining village.  His mother was a teacher, his father a bus driver.  He was preceded in death by his parents and many aunts, uncles and cousins.  In 1947 he was married by the Mayor of Bremerhaven, Germany to Serg…

  • Abingdon,  Galesburg

    Mr. Roy Matthews Sr.

    Mr. Roy Matthews Sr. Roy F. Matthews Sr., 93, of Altona, died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, January 5, 2020, in Seminary Manor. He was born December 7, 1926, in Cameron, the son of James and Mary (Carl) Matthews.  He married Miriam Rosalie Camp on July 11, 1983, in Altona. He is survived by his wife of over 36 years, Rosalie; two sons, James Matthews and Roy Matthews Jr., both of Galesburg; a daughter, Katherine (Jim) Parrot of Macomb; two step-daughters, Krystal Lohrei of Franklin, North Carolin…