Sidney C. Savill

CANTON- Sidney C. Savill, 83 of Canton, passed away at 1:48 AM on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 14, 1934 in Canton, a son of Ralph and Gladys (Downs) Savill. He married Barbara Seward on November 27, 1954 in Canton. She preceded him in death on August 1, 2006. He later married Lema Allard on January 11, 2008 in Canton. She survives.

Also surviving are his daughters, Diane (Mike) Darlington of Dalton City, IL; Julie (Willie) Alig of Metamora, Lisa Savill of Canton; two step-daughters, Barbara (Marion) Kuzniar of Canton; Cindy (Dave) Duquenne of Canton; five grandchildren, Ashley Alig, Kelsey (Daniel) Barnes, Jeremy Alig, Sydney and RyLee Dowdell; one brother, Ralph Savill of Canton, and one sister, Shirley Hogon of Springfield, Ohio.

Sidney was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and one step-son, Mike Alllard.

He worked for Caterpillar for many years before retiring in 1984, he was a member of the Church of the Brethren in Canton, and member of the Farmington Moose Lodge #1571. Sidney served his country from 1954-1956 serving in the United States Army.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date at the Church of the Brethren in Canton. Cremation rites will be accorded through Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Heart or American Lung Associations. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Lora L. Seidel

Farmington – Lora L. Seidel, 70, of Farmington, passed away at 4:37 AM on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Unity Point Health Methodist. She was born on September 29, 1947 in Canton to Robert and Nadra Seidel.

Lora was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Cindy Ewalt.

Surviving is brother-in-law, Kenneth Ewalt of Cuba, and many nieces and nephews.

Lora worked as a water meter reader for the city and also cross walks for kids.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Memorials can be made the Family for Funeral Expenses. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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N. Arlene Caudill

Bartonville – N. Arlene Caudill, 86, of Bartonville, passed away at 3:58 AM on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Unity Point Proctor in Peoria, IL. She was born on December 22, 1931 in Chicago to George and Norma (Gehrig) Gabelhausen. She married Rollie Caudill Jr. on May 17, 1947 in Peoria, IL, he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, one son, Dick Caudill, two brothers, Richard and Jack Gabelhausen, and two sisters, Lois and Davee.

Surviving are three children, Curt (Patty) Caudill of Mapleton, Cindi (Jerry) Stafford of Bartonville, and Michele Caudill of Biloxi, MS; daughter-in-law, Susie Caudill of Sparks, NV; nine grandchildren, Amy (Greg) Newman, Craig (Chrissy) Stafford, Nikki (Troy) Holmes, Carrie (Dave) Stafford-Ruttum, Chris (Shawna) Benson, Andy (Tracy) Benson, Jacob (Mandy) Caudill, Joe (fiancé, Carli) Caudill, and Jessi Caudill; twelve great-grandchildren; one brother, William (Marjean) Gabelhausen; and one sister, Sharon (Jess) Burns.

Arlene worked as a bookkeeper for Caudill Trucking and also for OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Unity Point Health Methodist, and the Pere Marquette Hotel. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for 62 years and was currently a member of St. Michael’s All Angels Episcopal Church in Peoria.

Graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, January 22, 2018 at St. John’s Cemetery in Bartonville, IL. Father Waylon Lawrence will officiate. Memorials can be made to Alpha Park Library or St. Michael’s All Angels Episcopal Church. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Evelyn E. Stufflebeam

Lewistown – Evelyn E. Stufflebeam, 91, of Lewistown, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Pekin. She was born on April 2, 1926 in Chandlerville, IL to Loren and Ollie (Ray) Duckwiler. She married Donald Lee Stufflebeam on April 16, 1950 at the First Christian Church, Moline, IL. He preceded her in death in 2017.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Tom Stufflebeam; one daughter, Carolyn Smith; and two brothers, Harold Duckwiler and Danny Carpenter.

Surviving are three children, Alan (Gaylene) Stufflebeam of Farmington, Margorie (David) Bayless of Creve Coeur, and Della Gillespie of Pekin; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jerry Carpenter of Bath.

Evelyn was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Lewistown and American Legion Post/Women’s Auxiliary.

Memorial service will be held at a later date at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Lewistown, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Margie Lou (Wake) Plumer

Farmington – Margie Lou (Wake) Plumer, 76, of Farmington, passed away in the presence of her family at 6:42 PM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was born on November 24, 1941 on N. First Ave. in Farmington, IL to Richard and C. Viola (Abel) Wake. She was the youngest of eight children raised in the First Baptist Church. She married Dick Plumer on December 10, 1960 at the First Presbyterian Church in Farmington. He survives.

Also surviving are four sons, Steven Richard (Janeen) Plumer of Marion, IL, Bruce Eugene (Kim) Plumer of Marion, IL, Daniel Wayne (Angela) Plumer of Simpsonville, S.C., and Dale Warren (Julie) Plumer of Rushville, IL; ten grandchildren, Alexis (Luke) McAnally, Mallory (Denver) Murphy, Ashton (Wade) Holcomb, Jessica, Douglas, Dalton, Mitchell, Riley, Morgan, and Madison; one great-grandson, Jameson McAnally; and two sisters, Mary Page and Julia Thurman.

Margie was preceded in death by her parents, one granddaughter, Payton, and five brothers, Arnold, Donald, Lee, Bill, and David.

Margie graduated from Farmington Schools in 1959. During high school she was a waitress in Farmington, after school she worked for Dohrn Transfer and became a farmer’s wife. When the boys entered school, she went back to work at Graham Hospital in Canton, then the Newsstand, and lastly retiring in March of 2015 from Murthy Dental in Farmington after 34 plus years. She was a member of the Fairview Reformed Church. Margie lived for and enjoyed her family.

Per Margie’s request, there will be a private graveside service at Smithville Cemetery in Rural Hanna City, IL. Her son Steve officiating. Memorials can be made to the Fairview Reformed Church or the Peoria Rescue Mission. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Barbara Lynn Bickel

Canton – Barbara Lynn Bickel, 74, of Canton, passed away at 3:05 AM on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Clayberg Nursing Center in Cuba, IL. She was born on February 9, 1943 in Canton to Lawrence and Hazel (Bishop) Brown. She first married Jose Patino on January 27, 1962, she later married Roscoe Bickel on November 24, 1976 in Canton, IL, he survives.

Also surviving are two children, Diana (Jeff) Keime of Lewistown and Janet (Dennis) Welker of Lewistown; three grandchildren, Abram (Carrie) Pierson of Kingston, TN, Jason Keime of Lewistown, IL, and Chantel Welker of Sterling, CO; two great-grandchildren, Ayden Pierson of Kingston, TN and Breyana Cansino of Dallas, TX; and one brother, Larry (Carol) Brown.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Kerry Brown and one sister, Janet Lee Brown.

Barbara worked in medical records at Heartland Health Care and Renaissance Care Center and was also self-employed for many years. She was a member of Bryant Christian Church. Barbara loved crafts, weaving, spinning wool, crocheting, quilting, wood carving and reading.

Per Barbara’s wishes there will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Clayberg Nursing Center. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Kenneth “Kenny” L. List

Canton – Kenneth “Kenny” L. List, 82, of Canton, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his home after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on August 1, 1935 in Orion Township, the son of William and Martha (Nee Waechter) List. Kenny married Dixie Settles on September 12, 1958 at South Park Methodist Church in Canton.

Surviving are his wife, Dixie of Canton, IL; one daughter, Kenise List of Bradley, IL; one grandchild, Nicole (Chris) Lothson of Lake Villa, IL; one sister, Thelma Lewis of Pekin, IL; one brother, Leland “Lee”  List of Brereton, IL; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two sons, Billy Joe and Mark List; four brothers, Fred, William, Paul, and Delbert Eugene List; and four sisters, Margie Barclay, Charity Quenon, Mary Stout, and Lela Booth.

Kenny was a self-taught mechanic who eventually owned his own garage, List Auto Service, from 1968 to 2017 where he enjoyed shooting the breeze with his customers and friends. He was also Road Commissioner of Orion Township from 1977 to 1992 during which time he was instrumental in building many of the bridges in the township.

You could often see Kenny’s truck parked outside of Brown’s Snappy Service, where he frequently ate his breakfast and lunch and got the “news” for the day.

Kenny was also a lover of nature and animals. He enjoyed raising his cattle, feeding the birds, watching the deer, and spoiling his dogs. But his greatest enjoyment of all was spending time with his granddaughter who was his “best buddy”.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 9-11 AM. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society. To view Kenny’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Patricia G. “Patty” Widger

Patricia G. “Patty” Widger, of Herod, Illinois, formerly of Canton, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence in Davenport, Florida. She was born on October 13, 1959 in Peoria, IL, a daughter of Ray and Francis (Kauzlarich) Hartle. She married Timothy Allen Widger on August 13, 1977 in Canton. He survives.

Also surviving is her mother Francis; two sons, Nick (Jill) Widger; Cole (Melissa) Widger both of Canton, seven grandchildren, Karen, Megan, Allison, Dylan Autumn, Treyton and Daxton; three brothers, Danny Hartle of Savannah, Tennessee, Bernie Hartle and George Hartle, both of Canton; one sister, Marianne Pilkington of St. David.

Patricia was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Jerome “Rommy” Hartle.

She received her Associate Degree from Spoon River College in Canton, then her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Western Illinois University graduating Magna Cum Laude, and finally receiving her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She worked for more than 20 years as a Social Worker for the State of Illinois, and was a Clinical Social worker or the State of Illinois and State of Tennessee.

Patricia was a past member of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in Canton, she cared for everyone she met over the years, while working and traveling, and she dearly loved her family, best friend, Cindy, and her beloved dogs.

Funeral services will be at 6:00 PM on Thursday, January, 25, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where visitation will be from 4:00 PM until time of services. Cremation rites will be accorded after services. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society. To view Patty’s DVD or to leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Vicki D. Hughes

Canton – Vicki D. Hughes, 76, of Canton, passed away at 8:15 PM on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at her residences. She was born on November 14, 1941 in Canton to George Douglas and Darlene Emeline (Brown) Camper. She married Richard Hughes in June of 1992 in Lewistown, IL, he survives.

Also surviving are six children, Connie Kelly of TX, Chris Jenkins of AR, Robin (Ross) Walters of Bryant, IL, Richard “Richie” (Erin) Hughes of Cuba, IL, Brian (Cherra) Hughes of Canton, IL, and Tim (Wendy) Marvel of Bloomington, IL; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Charles Jenkins, two grandchildren, and one brother.

Vicki retired from Kroger’s. She was a past member of Modern Woodmen and Ladies Club in Dunfermline. Vicki loved crocheting, watching her husband and grandson play music, and going on getaways with her husband. She was also an avid Cardinals Fan. Vicki’s greatest joys in life were being happy and laughing and also loving and caring for her family. She was always the one who kept the family together.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Donna J. Locke

Canton – Donna J. Locke, 88, of Canton, passed away at 7:50 AM on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Clayberg Nursing Home. She was born on March 8, 1929 in Canton to Harold and Violet (Malmgren) Phillips. She married Edward Locke Sr. on March 8, 1947 in Cuba, IL, he preceded her in death in June 19, 2000.

Donna is also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Jolene Hill.

Surviving are three children, Ed (Pam) Locke Jr. of Canton, Barbara Bryant of Canton, and Don (Nancy) Locke of Cuba; seven grandchildren, Stacie (Todd) Randall, Ryan (Michelle) Locke, Neely (Jason) Hart, Julie (David) Barrett, Brandi (Mike) Howarter, Dawnelle Locke, and Jason Locke; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers, John (Sharon) Phillips of Glasford and Darrell (Linda) Phillips of Farmington; and her cat, Peanut.

Donna worked at Phillips Greenhouse and later worked in retail sales at Spurgeon’s in Canton. She was a member of Covenant Community Church in Canton. Donna loved to eat out at various restaurants, especially loving biscuits and gravy. She also loved cardinal birds and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Pastor Jason Phillips will officiate. Burial will follow the services at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Clayberg Nursing Home or Fulton County Humane Society. To view Donna’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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