John R. Stone

Cuba – John R. Stone, 69, of Cuba, passed away at 5:38 PM on Friday, November 17, 2017 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, IL. He was born on January 25, 1948 in Canton, IL to Robert and Ruth (Malone) Stone.

John is survived by nine children, CJ Mott, Mickey Stone, Bobby Stone, Lonnie Stone, Tommy Stone, Jamie Ebbert, Dede Stone, Josh Stone, and Beth Reed; Twenty-two grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and life partner Sharon Frank.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Jerry Stone, and three grandchildren, Shawn Stone, Jacob Stone, and Joshua Stone.

John was a Semi Truck driver for many years, he enjoyed camping and fishing.

John was in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton, IL with military honors. Rev. Layton Malone will officiate. Visitation will be from 10-11 AM at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL before the service. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Tracy A. Overholt

Cuba – Tracy A. Overholt, 49, of Cuba, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at her residence. She was born on September 20, 1968 in Pekin to Richard W. and Lillie (Willsie) Overholt. They survive.

Also surviving are her siblings, Barb (Joe) James of Mapleton, Richard V. Overholt of Canton, and Laura (Jeff) Buchman of Canton; nieces and nephews, Kyle James, Ashley Buchman, and Kelly (Nick) Verardo, their children, Aubree, Brayden, and Caleb Verardo; and her fur babies, Mallie and Gracie. All of whom she loved as if they were her own.

She graduated from Canton High School in 1986, Spoon River College, and Western Illinois University. Tracy was employed as a Corrections Officer by Illinois Correctional Center for 28 years, where she considered her co-workers her second family. She was a member of AFSCME Local 3585.

Family and friends meant the world to Tracy, she had a heart of gold with a one in a million personality, which included the most beautiful, sometimes warped, sense of humor. Her infectious smile, her presence and her laugh would light up the room. With Tracy, there was never a dull moment. Once you met Tracy, you could never forget her.

Memorial service will be held at 12 PM noon on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be 10 AM to 12 PM noon. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded. Memorials can be made to the Fulton County Humane Society. To view Tracy’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Brenda Sue (Barnett) Kinsel

Canton – Brenda Sue (Barnett) Kinsel born on October 2, 1962 to Clay and Betty (Walker) Barnett in Peoria, IL, left her earthly body after a courageous fight on November 15, 2017 surrounded by love.

Brenda leaves behind many who will miss her daily, including her son, Brian (Jessica) Kinsel of Canton, as well as her precious grandsons, Mason and Atlas; her siblings, Diana Hall of Peoria, Clay (Sally) Barnett of Mapleton, and Jim Barnett of Peoria. She also leaves behind her love and contagious laughter to her nieces and nephews; Mick Hall, Kim Malone, Michelle Stevens, Brent Barnett, and Scott Barnett. She has several cousins who were her first friends in life and forever after. Brenda was also step mom to Elizabeth James, Eric Kinsel, and Aaron Linwood.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents.

She worked at Graham Medical Systems for many years and loved her friends there, many who became family to her. Brenda was an amazing person who loved drawing, crafting, making and wearing Halloween costumes and showing love through her projects to so many others. If you truly do win by dying while having the most material and craft supplies, she wins and no one else will need to try. Brenda donated her time and resources to many causes including the Linus Project, which she coordinated for many years in our area. She was an amazing cook and we will never have coleslaw quite the same without her making it. She was a member of the Elks and volunteers for many of the projects there.

A visitation will be held from 2-4 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Following the visitation, a celebration of life will be held at the Elks in Canton, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date. She asked instead of flowers to celebrate her memory by donating to the charity that she poured herself into: Relay for Life. To view Brenda’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Peggy F. VanFossen

Farmington – Peggy F. VanFossen, 92, of Farmington, passed away at 1:50 PM on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on January 30, 1925 in Farmington to Fred and Mabel (Tarr) Riccioni.

Surviving are two nieces and two nephews.

Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Fred Woods, three brothers, and two sisters.

Graveside services will be held at 11:15 AM on Monday, November 20, 2017 at Oakridge Cemetery in Farmington, IL. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. A visitation will be held Monday from 10-11 AM at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Memorials can be made to Food Pantry at New Fellowship Church. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Ruth W. Radunzel

Canton – Ruth W. Radunzel, 88, of Canton, IL, passed away at 6:34 AM on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Sunset Manor in Canton, IL. She was born on August 31, 1929 in Jackson, Michigan to Linwood & Lois Whitcomb. On June 18, 1949 she married the love of her life Fred E. Radunzel at the Little Home Church By The Wayside in Wayne, IL. He preceded her in death on January 16, 2000.

Ruth was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Bruce Whitcomb, son, Fred W. Radunzel and daughter, L. Jane Radunzel.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan (Dave) Schwab of Littleton, CO, Beth (Bill) Richards of Canton, IL, and Julie (Mike) Loucks of Scheller, IL; 11 grandchildren, Kelly (Heath) Heimlich, Tara Mulligan, Sosanna Luke, Corey Mulligan, Brad (Karla) White, Angela (Ed) Keeran, Christopher (Sarah) Radunzel, James (Marya) Radunzel, Fred (Nicole) Radunzel, Joseph (Rachel) Hattendorf & Ellie Hattendorf. Also 20 great-grandchildren, and one brother -in- law, Robert Radunzel.

Ruth retired from JCPenney in 1994 after enjoying her job for 15 years. After retiring she volunteered at Graham Hospital Gift Shop. She and Fred were members of both the Canton Country Club and Wee-Ma-Tuk Hills Country Club for many years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Canton since 1958, and served as a deacon for several years. Ruth enjoyed traveling, bible study, and reading.

Services will be held at 12 PM on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be held from 11 – 12 PM. Rev. Tim Bauler will officiate. Burial will follow the services at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. To view Ruth’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Mary Frances Williamson-Aberle

Bartonville – Mary Frances Williamson-Aberle, 91, of Bartonville, IL, passed away at 10:22 PM on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria, IL. She was born on December 2, 1925 in Dunreith, IN to Dale Thomas and Zell (Davison) McClain. She first married Robert Dean Williamson on April 1, 1941 in Bettendorf, IA, he preceded her in death on July 10, 1971. She later married Alvin Aberle on September 17, 1983 in Morton, IL, he preceded her in death on December 23, 1996.

Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Richard McClain, and two sisters, Martha Rogers and Pauline Hall.

Surviving are three children Robert (Kandy) Williamson of Bartonville, Robby Williamson of Ridgeway, CO, and Linda (Henry) Strube of Peoria; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dale (the late Janet) McClain of Bartonville and Paul (Sue) McClain of Knoxville; and one sister, Phyllis (the late Ray) Bloom of Peoria.

Mary worked as a Quality Control Supervisor at Fleming & Potter in Peoria. Her father was a tool and dye maker who was part of the team who made John F. Kennedys Eternal Flame. Mary loved to travel, watch tv especially Wheel of Fortune, and Bingo.

Services will be held at 12 PM on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL, where a visitation will be held from 11-12 PM. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial will follow the services at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Bartonville, IL. Memorial can be made to Heddington Oak Activity Department. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Kenneth “Kenney” L. Rilea

Canton – Kenneth “Kenney” L. Rilea, 81, of Canton, formerly of Liverpool, passed away at 2:54 PM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Graham Hospital Emergency Room. He was born on October 9, 1936 in Canton, IL to Charles and Marie (Murphy) Rilea. He married Vickie Kalson on October 9, 2010 in Canton, IL. She preceded him in death on July 18, 2013.

Also preceding him in death were his parents and five brothers, Richard, Jack, Jerry, Donnie, and Carroll “Butch” Rilea.

Surviving are seven children, Jody Rilea of Liverpool, Kevin Allard of Canton, Tad Allard of Canton, Susan Brown of Canton, Vickie Rilea of Canton, Landis Hardesty of Canton, and Mendy Brown of Lewistown; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Charles “Junior” Rilea of Canton; and three sisters, Rose “Sissy” Bohanan of Canton, Linda Murphy of Wee-ma-tuk, and Genevieve “Jenny” Slater of Lewistown.

Kenney retired from International Harvester in 1985. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, pool player, and strongly supported his beloved Chicago Cubs.

Graveside services and burial will be held at a later date at Liverpool Cemetery in Liverpool, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Cheryl Ann Snider

Farmington – Cheryl Ann Snider, 67, of Farmington, passed away at 6:34 AM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on September 16, 1950 in Davenport, IA to Cecil and Evelyn (Johnson) Moore. She married the love of her life, Bob Snider on June 2, 2001 in Las Vegas, NV, he survives.

Also surviving is her loving son, Ryan (Catherine) McLeish of Peoria Heights, IL, her loving daughter, Erin (Rob) Probst of Gridley, IL; one daughter, Tara McLeish of Dallas, TX; five grandchildren, Allison, Ella, and Jase Probst, Kyleia Downs, and Kaedyn McLeish, who she loved dearly; two brothers, Warren (Joyce Ann) Moore of Newburgh, IN and Craig (Terry) Moore of Newburgh, IN; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents.

Cheryl retired as a facility manager at Caterpillar in Mossville. She was of the Methodist Faith. Cheryl was a member of Farmington Women of the Moose, and Maple Lane Country Club in Elmwood. The last five years Cheryl has spent the winters with her loving husband in Green Valley, AZ, where she met many dear friends.

Services will be held at 2 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL, where a visitation will be held from 12 (Noon) -2 PM. Rev. Walter Carlson will officiate. A luncheon will follow the services at Maple Lane Country Club in Elmwood, IL. Cremations rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials can be made to Farmington Methodist Church. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Maridell Cline

Farmington – Maridell Cline, 82, of Farmington, passed away at 6:50 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017 at her residence. She was born on September 18, 1935 in Farmington to Gilbert and Margret (Spence) Morgan. She married Walter “Leo” Cline on July 3, 1957 in Farmington, IL. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2005.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers, Clarence “Clancey” Morgan, John Morgan, Lyle “Barney” Morgan, and James “Rocky” Morgan, and two sisters, Melinda “Prinky” Thompson and Pat Webber.

Surviving is one son, Casey (Natalie) Cline of Farmington; one grandson, Zachary Cline; one brother, Mike Morgan; and two sisters, Carolyn (Don) Dean of Farmington and Joan (Gene) Carter of Peoria.

Maridell worked for Trivoli Bank for a few years and was a caregiver for her husband. She was of the Methodist faith and was a member of Farmington Women of the Moose. Maridell enjoyed watching golf, cooking shows, fishing, reading cookbooks, and coffee with friends.

Celebration of life will be held at 1:30 PM on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Farmington Moose Lodge. Burial of ashes will be at a later date at Foster Cemetery. Cremations rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Memorials can be made to Farmington Fire Department. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Devin Renae Ferguson

Peoria – Devin Renae Ferguson, 33, of Peoria, passed away at 1:44 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Peoria, IL. She was born on January 28, 1984 in Peoria, IL to Diana (Harris) Ferguson.

Survivors include her mother; two cats, Polaris and Chino; one brother, Dylan Ferguson of Creve Coeur; one sister, Delanie (Ferguson) Davis of Creve Coeur; two nephews, Carter and Conner Davis of Creve Coeur; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and coworkers.

Devin was preceded in death by one cat, Donovan; maternal grandparents, Wayne Larry Simpson and Nelseen Palmquist; and paternal great aunt, Helen Weaver.

Devin began her career with Kroger at the young age of 18. Her most recent accomplishment was as the Manager of the “Click List” department at the Lindbergh Drive location. Her dream job was to become the Manager Trainer for the “Click List” departments in this Region.

She volunteered, with her Sister, for Foster Pet Outreach.

Devin was considered to be an “old soul” with a very giving nature. She was thoughtful, spiritual, social and had a wonderful honesty and a sense of humor. Her nephews were the light of her life. We pray that she knows how much she is loved and will be missed in so many ways.

A celebration of life will be held from 4-8 PM on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded with Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Peoria Animal Welfare Shelter (PAWS), Tazewell Animal Protective Society (TAPS), or Foster Pet Outreach. To view Devin’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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