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    OBITUARY – MYRON “DEAN” JOHNSTON

    Myron “Dean” Johnston, age 78 of Woodstock, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his residence. No local services are scheduled at this time. Myron Johnston was born September 25, 1941 and was a longtime resident of Aledo, Illinois.

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    OBITUARY – M. MARILYN PETERSON

    M. Marilyn Peterson, 87 of Rio, IL passed away Wednesday November 6, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday November 12, 2019 at the Rio Presbyterian Church. Burial is in the New Windsor Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Memorials may be left to the Rio Presbyterian Church or Tri-County Ambulance and online condolences may be left at www.petersonwallinknox.com.

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    OBITUARY – EDWARD KELLY

    Edward Kelly, 86, of Aledo, died on November 2, 2019, at his home. Funeral services will be held at Noon, Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Aledo First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Noon, prior to the services at church. Burial will be at the Edgington Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Aledo First Baptist Church. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline, is assisting the family.

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    OBITUARY – REVEREND MARK N. HARRIS

    Reverend Mark N. Harris, 58, peacefully left this world, surrounded by his sons and his wife, at their home, in Aledo, IL on October 5, 2019. A Celebration of Life is planned for November 9th at 10 AM at the Aledo United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Sylvester Weatherall officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials or expressions of sympathy may be made to the Aledo United Methodist Church, 301 N. College Ave., Aledo, IL, 61231. Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, IL, is assisting the family and […]

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    OBITUARY – ELLEN A. SUNKEN

    Ellen A. Sunken, 75 of Aledo, died Saturday October 26, 2019, at Genesis Medical Center. Private family services will be held with burial in Aledo Cemetery. Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, is assisting the family. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to the Apollo Care Fund or to KCCDD (Knox County Council for Developmentally Disabled).

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    OBITUARY – LARRY J. MIER

    Larry J. Mier, 79, of Illinois City, died Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline. Cremation rites were accorded. A graveside service will be 1 pm Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Illinois City Cemetery, Illinois City. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of the Illinois City Cemetery Association, PO BOX 34, Illinois City, Ill. 61259. Arrangements are being handled by Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan.

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    OBITUARY – ANNABELLE KELL

    Annabelle Kell, 93, of Aledo, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019. Services are 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger’s and one hour prior to services Friday. Memorials may be left to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – BARBARA E. SAWIN

    Barbara E. Sawin, 101 of Aledo, IL, died Sunday October 27, 2019 at Mercer Manor in Aledo. Services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 2, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from noon until the time of services at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – ANNABELLER KELL

    Annabelle Kell, 93, of Aledo, passed away Friday, October 25, 2019. Services are 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 1, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger’s and one hour prior to services Friday. Memorials may be left to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    Ellen A. Sunken

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    OBITUARY – ALICE MARLENE (ALLEN) DEWITT

    Alice Marlene (Allen) DeWitt, of Squaw Lake, Minnesota, formerly of Keithsburg, Illinois, passed away on October 18th, 2019 at her home, surrounded by family. She was 68 years old. Graveside services will be held at the Biggsville Cemetery at 3 p.m. on November 3rd, 2019. A reception will be held at the Biggsville American Legion, 206 Main Street, immediately following the service.

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    OBITUARY – MARIAN L. BREWER

    Marian L. Brewer, 98 of Viola, IL died Wednesday October 23, 2019 at the home of her grandson in rural Viola. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Saturday October 26, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial will be at the Viola Cemetery. Visitation is noon until the time of services at Fippinger’s where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – RANDY WAYNE DIXON

    Randy Wayne Dixon, age 66, went to be with our Savior, peacefully at home on October 23, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 p.m., with visitation 1 hour prior, at Dennison Funeral Home – Aledo, followed by a time of food and fellowship at The Depot, 112 SE 2nd Ave, Aledo, IL 61231. All memorial funds will be divided between Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and L’Abris Academy. Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome. […]

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    Vernon Guy Dale

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    OBITUARY – BETTY L. ERICKSON

    Betty L. Erickson, age 88, of Aledo, IL. Died Sunday October 20, 2019 at the home of her granddaughter, April, in Milan, IL surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday October 24, 2019 at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo. Burial will be at the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM Wednesday at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where memorials may be left to the Messiah Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be made at www. […]

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    OBITUARY – DONNA MAE FOURDYCE

    Donna M. Fourdyce, 81, died Friday, October 18, 2019 at Lutheran Living in Muscatine, Iowa.Visitation is Tuesday, October 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at New Boston United Methodist Church. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23rd at the church with Rev. Tom Wright officiating. Burial will be in New Boston Cemetery. Memorials may be left for New Boston United Methodist Church. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

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    OBITUARY – DAVID L. BASALA

    David L. Basala, 90, of Rock Island, formerly of Matherville, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Trinity Rock Island.Visitation is Thursday, October 24th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., with rosary being recited at 3:30 p.m., at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25th at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Matherville with Father John Thieryoung officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Viola. […]

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    OBITUARY – ROBERT MERRITT TOMLINSON

    Robert M. Tomlinson, age 77, of New Windsor, IL, died Wednesday October 16, 2019 at the Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Funeral services are 10:00 am Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the New Windsor Presbyterian Church. Burial is in the New Windsor Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7pm Tuesday at the Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home, Alpha, where a masonic service will be conducted at 7:30 PM. A memorial fund will be established and online condolences can be made at www. […]

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    OBITUARY – ROBERT K. LUEPKE

    Robert K. Luepke, 81 of Aledo, IL passed away unexpectedly Sunday October 13, 2019 surrounded by his family at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. prior to visitation. A memorial fund will be established and online […]

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    OBITUARY – CAROLE ANN WATSON

    Carole Watson, 78, of Galesburg (formerly of Keithsburg) died Monday, October 7, 2019 at Aperion Care Galesburg North after a brief illness.Funeral services are Friday, October 11th at 10:30 a.m., with visitation 1 hour prior, at First Christian Church, Keithsburg, Illinois. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Memorials may be left for the American Cancer Society or First Christian Church. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

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    OBITUARY – NELL E. GARNER CONKLIN

    Nell E. Garner Conklin, 95, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.Graveside services will be held 3 P.M. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the North Prairie Cemetery, West Liberty. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to West Liberty Senior Meal Site.

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    OBITUARY – NELL E. GARNER CONKLIN

    Nell E. Garner Conklin, 95, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.Graveside services will be held 3 P.M. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the North Prairie Cemetery, West Liberty. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hendersonbarkerfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to West Liberty Senior Meal Site.

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    Rev. Mark Harris

    View The Obituary For Rev. Mark Harris. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Rev. Mark Harris on this permanent online memorial presented by Speer Funeral Home.

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    OBITUARY – PETER J. GRAMMER

    Pete Grammer, 53, of Seaton, Illinois died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at his home.A Celebration of Life will be held at the Keithsburg Boat Club on Saturday, October 19th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for the family. Cremation has been accorded. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

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    OBITUARY – LEATRICE “LEA” JOY THOMPSON

    Leatrice “Lea” Thompson, 87, of Burgess, Illinois died Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Mercer Manor in Aledo. Funeral services are 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5th at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery. Following the graveside, all are welcome to a Celebration of Life at the Viola Community Center for a time of food and shared memories. Memorials may be left for Fur-Ever Friends of Mercer County, PO Box 32, Aledo, IL 61231.

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    OBITUARY – DOROTHY “DOT” YOUNG

    Dorothy “Dot” Young, 90, of Keithsburg, IL, died on October 3, 2019 at Mercer Manor in Aledo, IL.Per her wishes, cremation rites are being facilitated by Nichols Bewley Funeral and Cremation Services.A Celebration of Life with food and fellowship will be held on Sunday, October 6th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Mama’s Place in Oquawka, IL. Memorials may be left to FurEver Friends at Box 32, Aledo, IL 61231.

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    OBITUARY – CAROL L. MCATEE

    Carol L. McAtee, 69 of Viola, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis, with her family at her side. Funeral services will be Saturday, October 5, at 1:00 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Viola Fire Department. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.

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    Carol Lynn McAtee

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    OBITUARY – MARY C. COULTER

    Mary C. Coulter, 83 of New Boston, IL, died Wednesday September 25, 2019 at Aledo Health and Rehab. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday September 27, 2019 at the New Boston United Methodist Church. Burial is in the New Boston Cemetery. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where memorials may be left to the Alzheimer’s Association or the New Boston-Eliza Fire Protection District. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – DANIEL LEE HAINLINE

    Daniel Lee Hainline, Boca Raton, Florida, went to be with the Lord September 4, 2019. Cremation has been accorded and he will be buried in New Boston Cemetery beside his brother, Richard, at a later date.

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    OBITAURY – AGNES A. ADAMS

    Agnes A. Adams, 77 of Aledo, IL, died Sunday September 22, 2019 at Unity Point Health-Trinity in Rock Island. Services are 2:30 p.m. Friday September 27, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services where memorials may be left to Fur-Ever Friends. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – DEAN J. FRIICHTENICHT

    Dean J. Friichtenicht, 89, of New Windsor died Sunday September 22, 2019 at OSF St. Mary’s in Galesburg, IL. Cremation has been accorded. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the New Windsor Presbyterian Church. Burial is in the New Windsor Cemetery where graveside military services will be conducted. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday September 25, 2019 at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Memorials may be left to the New Windsor Presbyterian […]

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    OBITUARY – MARY J. PARCHERT

    Mary J. Parchert, 92, of Reynolds, died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island. A graveside service will be 11 am Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Taylor Ridge. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 801 W. Edgington St., Reynolds. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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    OBITUARY – FRAN P. MURPHY

    Fran P. Murphy, 92, of New Boston, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at her home in New Boston. Services will be Saturday, September 28, at the New Boston United Methodist Church. A luncheon will follow the service in the church hall. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time Saturday, at the church. Memorials may be left to the New Boston United Methodist Church or Unity Point Hospice. Please share your love, memories and support with Fran’s family on her memorial tribute […]

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    OBITUARY – E. DONITA CARLSON

    E. Donita Carlson, 94 of Greenville, SC, formerly of Aledo, IL went to be with her Lord Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at The Pearl at Eastside in Greenville, SC. Services are 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Burge Cemetery in New London, Iowa. Visitation is one hour prior to services at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

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    OBITUARY – CAROLYN LOIS MCGUIRE

    Carolyn L. McGuire, 82 of Seaton, died peacefully September 17, 2019 at Aledo Rehab and Healthcare Center, Aledo. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Burial will be in Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 5 to 7 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital or the Seaton Fire Department. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.

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    Carolyn Lois McGuire

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    OBITUARY – SISTER MARILYN RING

    Sister Marilyn Ring, (Mary Stephen) O.S.B., 88, of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in the Chapel of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the Monastery, where a Christian wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made […]