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Marie Louise Smith

Bartonville – Marie Louise Smith, 91, of Bartonville, passed away at 2:05 PM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Pekin Manor. She was born on May 9, 1926 in Glasford, IL to Louis and Teresa (Sazana) Barber. She married Maurice … Continue reading

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James M. Franciskovich

Canton – James M. Franciskovich, 72, of Canton, passed away at 7:40 AM on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Sunset Rehabilitation Center. He was born on September 8, 1945 in Canton to Vancil and Marjorie (Smith) Franciskovich. He married Maureen … Continue reading

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Melba P. Davis

CANTON- Melba P. Davis, 95, of Canton, passed away at 10:30 AM on Friday, January 5, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at Pine Acres Nursing Home in Dekalb, Illinois. She was born on April 26, 1922 in Fairview, IL, … Continue reading

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John R. Grigsby Jr.

 John R. Grigsby Jr. 65, of Canton, passed away at 4:28 PM on Friday, January 5, 2018 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born on March 17, 1952 in Canton, a son of John Sr. and … Continue reading

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Karen Lynn Sheets

Liverpool – Karen Lynn Sheets, 53, of Liverpool, passed away at 5:15 PM on Friday, January 5, 2018 at her residence. She was born on January 18, 1964 in Canton to Otis and Carol (Smith) Heffren. She married Randy Sheets … Continue reading

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Vivian C. Hubbard

Canton – Vivian C. Hubbard, 96, of Canton, IL, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Clayberg Nursing Home. She was born on July 24, 1921 in Fairbury, IL to Dan and Nellie (Baker) Metz. She married George W. Hubbard … Continue reading

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Sandra L. Fleisher

Dunlap – Sandra L. Fleisher, 73, of Dunlap, passed away peacefully at home at 6:30 PM on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was born on October 10, 1944 in Peoria to James and Geneva (Corrie) Scott. She married Thomas “Tom” … Continue reading

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Christopher A. Hobbs

Christopher A. Hobbs, 22, of Bartonville, formally of Canton, passed away at 9:55 PM on Monday, January 1, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 15, 1995 in Peoria, IL to Marc M. Hobbs and Regina M. (Sheridan) … Continue reading

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Jean Elizabeth (Landis) Mulligan

Canton – Jean Elizabeth (Landis) Mulligan, 89, of Canton, went to be with her lord and family at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 1, 2018 at Renaissance Care Center in Canton. She was born on December 6, 1928 in Jackson, … Continue reading

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Francenia “Topsy” Bell Gibbs

Canton – Francenia “Topsy” Bell Gibbs, 86, of Canton, Illinois, passed away suddenly at her home on December 30, 2017. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1931, she lived in Canton since 1964. She graduated from nursing school at Garfield Park … Continue reading

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