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    Cleveland Osborn

    PEKIN — Cleveland “Cleve” Osborn, 83, of Pekin passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Pekin.Born April 26, 1936, in Hackleburg, Alabama, to Roy and Eva (Cole) Osborn, he married Edith June McAvin on April 4, 1959, in Pekin. She survives.Also surviving are two sons, David M. (Jami) Osborn of South Pekin and Steven L. Osborn…

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    Harlan Dean Lawson

    Harlan Dean Lawson, 79, of Chillicothe, passed away Nov. 7 at UnityPoint Health Proctor Hospital in Peoria.Dean was born Mar. 22, 1940, in Spring Lake, Ill., to Erastus and Mary (Hasty) Lawson. He married Judith Dian Runyon on February 21, 1960. Dean graduated from Forman High School in Manito in 1958 and worked for Keystone Steel and Wire from 1958…

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    Johnny Martin

    PEKIN — Johnny Roma Martin, 70, of Pekin, passed away at 1:11 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2019, in Montegut, Louisiana.Born March 3, 1949, in Pekin to Clarence Elzia and Mabel Edna (Hedrick) Martin, he married Regina Ann (Wells) Ripper on April 3, 1982, at Zion Evangelical United Methodist Church in rural Pekin. She survives.Also surviving are one son, Dale Ripper…

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    Lois Strickfaden

    METAMORA – Lois M. Strickfaden, 88, of Metamora, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at Snyder Village in Metamora.Lois was born on April 3, 1931, in Elgin, Ill., to Arthur and Daisy (Foote) Anderson. She married Harold Strickfaden on September 12, 1954, in Pekin, Ill. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2012. She was also preceded in…

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    Robert Meisinger

    FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Robert Walter Meisinger, 81, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019.Funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.Robert was born June 15, 1938, in Illinois to Walter and Matilda Deppert. Bob served in the US Air Force and had an associate’s degree from Bradley University in Illinois. He…

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    Shirley Dickey

    Shirley Ann Dickey, 85, of Pekin, passed away at 9:04 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Reflections Memory Care in Pekin.She was born December 24, 1933, in Adair County, Iowa to Earl A. and Abby Day Blazek. She married Edward Dudley in 1955 in Iowa. She later married Logan C. Dickey on October 31, 1981, in Deer Creek, and he…

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    W. Pauline Weyhrich

    W. Pauline Weyhrich, 94, of Hopedale formerly of Delavan, passed away at 10:43 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Hopedale Nursing Home.She was born March 3, 192,5 in Manito to Paul and Lillie V. Jones Woods. She married George Peter Weyhrich on June 9, 1950, and he passed away on May 14, 2003.Surviving are two sons, George (Millie) Weyhrich of…

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    Loretta Blair

    TREMONT – Loretta “Lori” Blair, 74, of Tremont, peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019, with all of her family at her bedside. She was able to remain in her home throughout her time of living with ALS.Lori was born August 29, 1945, in Dixon, IL, to Clifford…

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    Marilyn Gunter

    TREMONT – Marilyn M. Gunter, 82, of Tremont, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.Marilyn was born December 29, 1935, in Monmouth, Ill., to Roy and Mabel (Isaacson) Nelson. She married Don Gunter on July 17, 1954.Surviving are her husband Don of Tremont; two sons, Greg Gunter and Stephen (Sandy) Gunter both of Morton; five…

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    Johnny Beasley Sr.

    PEKIN — Johnny Charles Beasley, Sr., 63, of Burnsville, Minn., passed away at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at his home in Burnsville. He was formerly of Pekin.Born Oct. 14, 1956, in Pekin to Max Richard and Gloria Lucille (Buchanan) Beasley, he married Ruth Ann Hunt on Sept. 7, 1978, in San Diego, Calif. She survives.Also surviving are one…

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    Mary Dupent

    PEKIN — Mary K. Dupent, 85, of Pekin, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at her home in Pekin.Born Sept. 9, 1934, in Pekin to Gerald W., Sr. and Mabel L. (Kief) Hall, she married Morris G. Dupent on Oct. 4, 1953, in Pekin. He died on Feb. 7, 2014, in Peoria. She was also preceded in…