Category Archives: Obituaries

Shirley Bruketta

Farmington Headline: Shirley Ann Bruketta, 79, of Farmington, Il., died at 12:06 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 29, 2006, at the Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Il. She was born Feb. 13, 1927 in Canton, Il., to Leo and Sabina (Grenko) Henderson. She … Continue reading

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Mary Hayduk

Mary Hayduk, 88, of 157 S. Main Norris, IL., passed away on Monday, August 28, 2006 at 10:05 am at the Farmington Country Manor, Farmington. Born, Sept. 19, 1917, in Farmington, daughter of Dominic and Carolina (Berolo) Viano, she married … Continue reading

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Mary Mikulich

St. David Headline: Mary M. Mikulich, 92 of 211Western Ave., St. David, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2006 at 5:10 a.m. at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home, Canton. She was born June 23, 1914, in Painsdale, MI., to Frank … Continue reading

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Larry L. Lingerfelter

Canton Headline: Larry L. Lingenfelter, 69 of Canton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at 8:40 a.m. at the Sunset Manor Nursing Home, Canton. He was born Oct. 1, 1936, in Canton, to Lawrence L. and Erma V. (Lillie) Lingenfelter. … Continue reading

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Lena Gardner

Canton Headline: Lena Maxine Gardner, 89, passed away on August 26, 2006 at 1:16 p.m. at Proctor Hospital, Peoria. Lena was a resident of Canton for over eighty years and for the last eight years, was a resident of Proctor … Continue reading

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C. Pearl Griffith

C. Pearl Griffith, 102, 129 S. 1st Ave. Canton, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2006 at 7:03 pm at Sunset Manor, Canton. Born, June 4, 1904, in Virginia, IL., the daughter of Bert and Nettie (Morris) Grose, she married Walter … Continue reading

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Beatrice Harkless

Beatrice Harkless, 94 of 657 S. 1st Ave. passed away Friday August 18, 2006 at 4:12 pm in the Graham Hospital. She was born December 5, 1911 in Graham, Mo. to Oscar and Effie Barrett Moury. She married Archie Barrett … Continue reading

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Jack Nelson Miller

Jack Nelson Miller, 75, of Canton, IL., passed away on Friday, August 18, 2006 at 10:53 am at his residence. He was born July 9, 1931 in Canton, the son of Harrison R. and Mabel (Smith) Miller. Surviving are one … Continue reading

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George K. “Bootjack” Bennett

George Kenneth “Bootjack” Bennett, 87, of Farmington, IL. died at 9:30 pm Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. He was born August 12, 1919, the son of George Earl and Myrtle Lela (McCord) Bennett in Middlegrove, IL. … Continue reading

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Charles Andrew “Andy” Christy

Charles Andrew “Andy” Christy, 41, 450 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg, IL., formerly of Canton, passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2006 at 9:24 pm at St. Johns Hospital, Springfield. He was born December 13, 1964 in Canton to Marjorie Christy. … Continue reading

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