Barbara J. Demmin

 Barbara J. Demmin, 79, of Bartonville, IL, passed away at 6:30 AM on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her loving children. She was born on July 4, 1938 to Melvin L. and Reba M. (Brown) VanWinkle. She married Robert L. Demmin on May 4, 1958 at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, he preceded her in death on October 6, 2010.

Barbara was also preceded in death by her parents, and one sister.

Surviving are four children; Robert (Candace) Demmin of Troy, IL, Tami (Kevin) Brann of Hanna City, IL, Suzy (Tom) Gray of Bartonville, IL, Vonda (Kent) Vincent of Nashville, TN; one sister, Geraldine Swanson of Chillicothe, IL; twelve grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother and was a friend to everyone. She loved to travel and was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Church in Peoria, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, where visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of the services. Rev. Dr. Ritch Boerckel will officiate.  Burial will follow services at Smithville Cemetery in rural Hanna City, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. To view Barbara’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Dorthea “Dottie” Loretta Stevens

Canton – Dorthea “Dottie” Loretta Stevens, 66, of Canton, passed away at 1:03 PM on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Graham Hospital E.R. She was born on October 7, 1951 in Springfield to Earl Stevens and Loretta Thompson. She was raised by her mother Loretta and step-father Harold Johnson.

Surviving is four children, Sunday Thompson of Bushnell, Velvet Brown of Beardstown, Stormy Schulten of Peoria, and John Riley (Amber) McCoy of MO; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Daniel (Debbie) Stevens of Chandlerville, Rhet (Kim) Johnson of Bath, and Kirk (Tammy) Johnson of Havana; three sisters, Autumn (Dean) Lynn of Grant, MI, Barbara (Dennis) Nall of Havana, and Earlene (Randy) Smith of Girard; and her step-father, Harold Johnson of Chandlerville.

Dottie was preceded in death by her parents.

Dottie was a member of the First Christian Church in Canton, IL. She also worked at FCRC in Canton for many years.

A open mic service will be held at 6 PM on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be held from 4-6 PM. Cremation rites will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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William Goulding

Canton – William Goulding, 74, of Canton, passed away at 1:50 AM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Heartland Health Care in Canton, IL. He was born on March 1, 1944 in Canton to Frederick and Elese (Gibbs) Goulding. He married Phyllis A. Matthews on May 16, 1965 in Canton, she preceded him in death on August 24, 2001.

William was also preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are two sons, Todd (Jessi) Goulding of Le Grand, IA and Tyson (Kristin) Goulding of Canton, IL; five grandchildren, Trevor, Ryan, Brady, Angelica, and Zander Goulding; two brothers, Robert (Barbara) Goulding and DJ Goulding; and one sister, Sally White.

William retired from Caterpillar after over 35 years of service. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton.

William served in the United States Army.

A celebration of life will be held from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. Memorials can be made out to the Family for Expenses or Donor’s Choice. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. To view William’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Shirley Louise (Williams) Lockard

Shirley Louise (Williams) Lockard, 100, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 12. She was born Feb. 19, 1918 in Canton, IL to Dudley O. & Lucy (Baxter) Williams.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband H. Wayne, daughter Nancy (John) Browning, brothers Carl, John, and Gene, sisters Mabel and Roseanna, 3 nieces and 2 nephews.

Shirley is survived by her son David Lockard, Spokane, WA, son-in-law John Browning, Galesburg, granddaughters Susan (Dennis) Stieren, Joanne (Alec) Riss, great grandchildren Nathan, Benjamin, and Anna Stieren, and Connor and Caroline Riss, nieces JoEllyn Welch and Jane Williams plus several other nieces and nephews.

Shirley attended Canton schools graduating in 1936, then attended Brown’s Business College in Peoria. She married H. Wayne Lockard in 1938. Shirley worked 19 years for the Canton School District #66 as a school cafeteria cook and manager. She was a Girl Scout leader for 3 different troops and a Sunday school teacher at Wesley United Methodist Church where she was a member. Later, she transferred her membership to the First United Methodist Church of Galesburg.

Shirley and Wayne spent many happy summers at their cabin in Wisconsin and in their winter home in Mesa, AZ.

She moved to Seminary Estates in Galesburg in 2007.

Shirley was a kind, loving, practical lady. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 15 at 10:30AM in Seminary Estates Chapel, 550 E. Carl Sandburg Drive, Galesburg. Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded through Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Youth Renovation Project.

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Patricia A. Schulte

Patricia A. Schulte, 51 of Peoria, passed away at 9:00 AM on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 11, 1966 in Peoria, a daughter of William “Ed” and Jacqueline (Stonebock) Schulte.

Surviving is her significant other of over 25 years, Dick Milligan of Peoria; two daughters, Chainie Riley and Sierra Milligan both of Peoria; three grandchildren, Alex, Mike, and Ariana; one brother, Wade (Diane) Schulte of Manito, and two sisters, Sally Schulte and Lorrie Schulte both of Dunlap.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Beeb Schulte.

Patricia was working for the Local Laborers Union # 165 in Peoria.

Per her wishes there will be no services, cremation rites will be accorded through Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville. Memorials can be made to Donor’s Choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

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Patricia Ann Perelli

Patricia Ann Perelli, 95, of Farmington, IL passed away Wednesday June 6, 2018.  Patricia was born in Farmington, IL on March 17, 1923 to Paul and Alma Smith.  She married James Eugene Perelli Jr. on January 6, 1946 at the Farmington Methodist Church while Jim was on leave from the U. S. Army Air Corps.

Patricia graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, IL in 1945 with a degree in Music Education and piano performance.

After she and Jim were married they lived in Texas until his discharge and they moved back to Farmington where she taught school until starting a family and after that she substitute taught for a number of years.

Her husband preceded her in death in 2013.   She is survived by 3 daughters Cynthia (Brad) Kepple of Farmington, Lu Anne (Jerrry) Navarra of Morrison, IL and Sue (Jim) Dorrans of Park Ridge, IL; 7 grandchildren Amy (Will) Darnall of Tampa,FL, Joel (Sarah) Kepple of Bluffton, SC, Emily Navarra of Chicago,IL, Leslie (Andy) Deters of Camanche, IA, Mallory (Sean) O’Brien of Mt. Prospect, IL, Bill (Jill) Dorrans of Arlington Heights, IL, and Brian Dorrans of Chicago, IL;  5 great grandchildren William and Jackson Darnall of Tampa, FL,  Cade and Nolan Kepple of Bluffton, SC and Addyson Deters of Camanche, IA;  her sister-in-law Jane Perelli (Cec) Stinson of Lombard,IL, one niece Julie (Gerry) Glander of Orland Park, IL, one great niece Melanie Glander of Chicago, IL, one great nephew Tyler (Mary) Glander of Wake Forest, NC and two great great nephews Andrew and Thomas Glander of Wake Forest, NC.

Pat was a 61 year member and past president of Farmington P.E.O. Chapter AE and a 75 year member of Alpha Xi Delta Sorority at Knox College.  She was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church and was a past Farmington Public Library board member.  Patricia was an avid bridge player and most of all enjoyed traveling with her husband Jim on many trips and visiting family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to the Farmington Central Academic Foundation / James & Patricia Perelli Memorial Scholarship, the Farmington United Methodist Church or Family’s Memorial Choice.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 12 noon at the Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington.  Visitation will be at 11 a.m. one hour prior to the memorial service. The Reverend Walter Carlson will officiate. Private burial will follow the memorial service.  Cremation rites have been accorded to Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington.  To view Patricia’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Harry Richard Vawter

Farmington – Harry Richard Vawter, 82, of Farmington, passed away at 6:31 PM on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Unity Point Health Methodist. He was born on September 29, 1935 in Bevier, MO to Harry Lee and Edith (Gilstrap) Vawter. He married Patricia Wasson on June 14, 1959 at the First Baptist Church in Farmington, she survives.

Also surviving are three children, Allison Vawter Ossman, Lisa Vawter Sheffield, and Scott (Beth) Vawter; six grandchildren, Rachael (Jason) Rockhold, Joel (Sarah) Ossman, Nick (Madi) Vawter, Hannah Ossman, Jon (Brittany) Vawter, and Drew Vawter; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Connie (Paul) Bugos, and sister-in-law Alice Vawter.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Donald Vawter.

Harry retired as an electrician from Caterpillar after 38 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Farmington. Harry loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Harry served in the United States Army.

A celebration of life will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Farmington. Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Farmington Area Library for a Alzheimer’s Support Group and materials for the library. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Clyde Evans Zachman

Clyde Evans Zachman, 91, formerly of Bartonville, passed away at 8:30 PM on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Pekin Villas of Hollybrook & Reflections Memory Care Center in Pekin, IL. He was born on October 8, 1926 in Hamilton County, Illinois, a son of Frank and Jennie (Trotter) Zachman. He married Shirley Jean Goodin on October 16, 1949 in Bartonville. She preceded him in death on February 2, 2014 in Peoria.

Also preceding him in death are four brothers, Isom, Howard, Lyman, and Delmer; one sister, Ethel Martin.

Surviving is one son, Dave Zachman of Peoria; one grandson, Jim (Tammy) Zachman of Marquette Heights; two great-grandsons, Drew (Christie) Zachman, Shawn (Myjken) Zachman; three great-great-grandchildren, Lexi, Kylee, and Tana; one great-great-great-grandchild, Myla; and one sister, Betty Ferrare of Bartonville.

Clyde graduated in 1944 from Manual Training School, after graduation he served his country as a United States Marine serving in World War II stationed in the South Pacific until the end of the war, then he was transferred to China, until he was send home and Honorable discharge in November of 1946, where he worked for Keystone Steel and Wire for 36 years, retiring in 1983. He was of the Methodist Faith. Clyde was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing his whole life. He and Shirley loved to travel, and he enjoyed spending time with his close friends and especially with his grandson, Jim. Special thanks from the Zachman Family to the Pekin Villas of Hollybrook & Reflections Memory Care and Vitas Hospice for the care and love shown to Clyde during his final days with us.

Graveside services and burial will be at 11:30 AM on Thursday, June 7, 2018 in the Last Supper Section at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria, where Military Honors will be conducted. Rev. Kevin VanTIne will officiate. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Marcella Marie Mendenhall

Havana – Marcella Marie Mendenhall, 54, of Havana IL, found peace after a two-year battle with cancer. She passed away at 4:47 AM on Friday, June 1, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 16, 1963 in Havana to Charles and Judith (Wendt) Elmore. She spent most of her life married to Randy Mendenhall, he survives.

Surviving are her parents, Charles and Judith; and her five children, Chavon Lillie (her children: Kain, Kortney, Kinley, Hadley, and Brennan), Nicholas Lillie (his children: Destiny, Zander, and Cheyanne), Lucas (Ollie) Mendenhall (their child: Jeremy), Stacy (Patrick) Stubbs (their children: Matthew, Riley, Dalton, and Hannah), and James (Kelly) Mendenhall (their children: Isabelle and Hayden); two brothers, Douglas (Tiffany) Elmore and Steven (Haly) Elmore; two sisters, Michelle Elmore and Melinda (Brian) Reeps.

Marcella was a homemaker, bartender, bus driver, and one bad ass Momma.

A graveside service will be held at 3 PM on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana, IL. A celebration of life will follow at Lucas and Ollie’s house (BYOB), 18749 E. Manito Road, Havana, IL. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Family and/or Illinois Cancer Care. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Cecil G. Walraven

Canton – Cecil G. Walraven, 79, of Canton, passed away at 12:43 PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at his residence. He was born on September 15, 1938 in Canton to Willis and Evelyn (Carley) Walraven.

Surviving are two brothers, Carl (Gloria) Walraven and Jon (Debbie) Walraven both of Canton, IL, and four sisters, Nancy (Michael) Harper of Canton, IL, Brenda Maas of Lincoln, IL, Jean Gold of Topeka, IL, and Rosanne (David) Wuebbling of Canton, IL.

Cecil was preceded in death by his parents.

Cecil was the owner and operator of Clark Gas & Oil Station in Canton, IL, where he retired in 1996. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and an avid bowler and golfer.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton, IL. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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