He was born November 26, 1933 in Benson, IL to Conrad E. and Florence E. (Linnemann) Yount.
He married Edith (Alessio) Yount on October 31, 1964 in Grove City, PA.
Surviving are Edith of Peoria Heights; six children, Rebecca (William) Creek of Mapleton, Philip Yount of Peoria, William (Andrea) Yount of Lacey, WA, Kathryn (Matthew) Rademaker of Mapleton, Benjamin Yount of Chillicothe, and Gina (Justin) Jeffries of Groveland; and fourteen grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Lynn retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections and from the State of Illinois as an education administrator.
He served in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War.
Lynn was an active member of the Catholic Church. He enjoyed family gatherings, playing cards, and bowling with friends over the years.
He was a member of the Peoria American Legion Post #2, Knights of Columbus, Spaulding Council 427, and the Peoria German-American Society.
He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Lynn loved playing softball.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Tuesday, September 23rd at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville with the recitation of the Rosary at 6:45 pm. There will also be a visitation from 9 to 10 am Wednesday, September 24th at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2525 S. Skyway Rd., Bartonville followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am. The celebrant will be Father David Heinz.
Burial, with military honors by the Navy and American Legion Post #2, will follow in Springdale Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or Peoria American Legion Post #2.
To view Lynn’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
Canton – Betty L. Harshman, 85, of Canton passed away at 3:50 AM Friday, September 12, 2014 at Red Oak Estates, Canton.
She was born April 4, 1929 in Canton to Alex and Lillian (Garren) Skender.
Betty married Jerome Harshman in 1980. He survives along with her daughter, Penny Brush of San Diego, CA; brother, Bill (Diantha) Skender of Canton; and best friend, Helen Rinke Ruschmeyer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Peggy Brush and sister, Nadine Milhone.
Betty graduated from Canton High School and was a member of the First Christian Church.
She loved to square dance, ballroom dance, and travel all over Europe.
Services will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 16th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.
The family requests no memorials, but flowers would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
She was born January 3, 1947 in Peoria, IL to Richard W. and Sophie (Kowalski) Morey. She married Leland Morby. He preceded her in death in 1986.
Surviving are her brother, Michael Morey of Peoria; and her family at the Farmington Country Manor.
Her parents also preceded her in death.
Carol was a member of the Texas United Methodist Church, rural Trivoli and was a ladies aid.
Services will be at 11:00 AM Monday September 15th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Dennis Fitzgerald will officiate. Burial will be in Texas Union Cemetery, rural Trivoli.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Country Manor or Harbor Light Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
Brimfield – Roger W. Thompson, 64, of Brimfield, IL passed away at 5:43 am Monday, September 8, 2014 at his residence.
He was born November 20, 1949 in Peoria, IL to George and Eileen (DeVers) Thompson.
Surviving are his daughter, Lori Sue Lewis of Loveland, CO; three grandchildren; brother, Michael Thompson of Hanna City; and sister, Judy Bird of Garden Ridge, TX.
His parents and one brother preceded him in death.
Roger worked at Keystone Steel & Wire in Bartonville in the testing department.
He loved the outdoors and he enjoyed trapping.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 13th at Oak Hill Cemetery, Oak Hill, IL. Rev. Steve Barch will officiate.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
She was born January 9, 1932 in Peoria to Fayne and Myrtle (Bannister) Cooper. She married Jack Kidd on May 19, 1948 in Rockford and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2009.
Surviving are her sister, Loyce Ann Davis; caregivers, Sis and Rich Cleek; and her dog and best friend, Cooper.
Also preceding her in death was one sister.
Betty worked for Klean-Rite Cleaners in Peoria. She was also a seamstress.
She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #979 in Bartonville.
Betty was an avid bowler and golfer.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, Sept. 10th at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Dave Utt will officiate.
Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Bartonville American Legion.
To view Betty’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences to the family, you may visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
Charles D. Bailliez, 73, of Mapleton passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at his residence. He was born on August 4, 1941 in Peoria to Paul and Alice (Doubet) Bailliez. Charles married Patricia Arnold in Glasford in June 1963. She survives along with 2 children; Timothy (Fiancé Julie Johnson) Bailliez, and Wendy (Greg) Zinser both of Glasford, granddaughter Brittany Bailliez, great-granddaughter Lily Reyes, 2 step grandchildren; Kory Zinser and Megan Zinser, 3 brothers; Loren (Darlene) Bailliez, Dale (Barb) Bailliez, and Michael (Penny) Bailliez all of Glasford, and a sister Jeanette Spirling of Mapleton.
Charles worked at Keystone Steal and Wire for 41 years, retiring in 2000. He last worked in the maintenance department. He was a St. Louis Cardinal fan and loved to restore antique cars. Charles was an Army National Guard Veteran.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to either the American Heart Association or the Illinois Valley Lung Association. Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville is in charge of arrangements. To make on line condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
Peoria- Sasha Nicholl Lewis, 28, of Peoria, passed away at 3:20 PM Thursday, September 4, 2014 at her home.
She was born in Peoria on October 20, 1985 to Monty Lewis and Paula (Lowe) Mitchell.
She is survived by her mom; two children, Laila M. Lewis and Madden A. Lewis-Fortney; grandmothers, Beverly Lowe of Peoria and Shirley Schertz; two brothers, Joshua Lewis of Annapolis, MD and Bradley Lowe of Bartonville; one niece; and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her dad and two grandfathers, Lincoln Paul Lowe and Robert Schertz.
She worked at the University Of Illinois Library Of Health Sciences, Peoria.
Sasha was a fun and outgoing person that loved music and everything Marilyn Monroe.
Services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville, where visitation will be held one hour prior. Pastor Jeff Lashley will officiate. Cremation Rites will take place following the service.
Memorials may be made to the family C/O Paula Mitchell, to help with Sasha’s children and to defray final expenses.
To view Sasha’s memorial DVD or leave the family online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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Canton – Rosemary N. (Carson) Greiner, 61, of Galesburg, IL formerly of Canton passed away at 3:00 PM Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.
She was born December 25, 1952 in Canton to Delbert and Mary L. (Jump) Carson.
They preceded her in death.
Surviving are three children, Damon (Jill) Macklin of Walnut, Jason (Jen) Macklin of Hennepin, and Kimberly Greiner of Kewanee; four grandchildren, Dana, James, Dylan, and Jaden; two sisters, Linda (John) Smith of Urbana, OH and Rosetta (Larry) Turner of Pekin; and two nieces, Heather (Brian) Hurst and Holly Turner; and four nephews, Kevin (Sue) Vacca, Jeff (Nicole) Vacca, John (Shane) Smith Jr., and Tom (Jennifer) Smith.
Rosemary was a member of the Church of the Brethren.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A graveside service with burial of ashes will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 12th at Bethel Cemetery, rural Canton.
Rev. Kevin Kessler will officiate.
A luncheon will be held at the American Legion in Canton following the service.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences to the family may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
Born September 12, 1921, in Cuba, Illinois to Lee Edward Gray and Anna Mary Winkler, she married Dominic Capitani on September 20, 1953. He preceded her in death in 2005.
Surviving are two sons, David of Mesa, Arizona, and John of Moline, and one sister, Ruth Johnson of Canton.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
She worked independently as a bookkeeper for several small local businesses and law offices in Peoria and the surrounding area.
She was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church in Yates City. She was also a long time member of Maple Lane Country Club in Elmwood.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, where visitation will be one hour before. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Farmington.
Memorials may be made to her church or to Serenity Hospice of Phoenix, Arizona.
He was born August 14, 1985 in Canton to Dennis and Mary (Ulm) Pollitt.
Surviving are his parents of Canton; four brothers, his twin, Derek (Shauna) Pollitt, Tim Pollitt, Dustin (Jenny) Pollitt, and Jason (Julie) Pollitt; fiancé Julie, maternal grandmother Josephine Ulm of London Mills, several nieces and nephews; and several aunts and uncles.
He loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
Services will be at 11:00 am Friday, September 5th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm Thursday, September 4th.
Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, IL.
Memorials may be made to the family c/o Mid America National Bank, Canton.
To view Daniel’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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