Nancy L. Colgan

Glasford – Nancy L. Colgan, 80, of Glasford, passed away at 3:49 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. She was born on June 7, 1937 in Peoria, IL to Edward L. and Vivian E. (Miller) Hahn. She married William F. Colgan on July 21, 1956 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elmwood, IL, He survives.

Also surviving are five daughters, Caryn Colgan of Glasford, IL, Cathy (Jeff) Parsons of St. David, IL, Chris Colgan of CO, Colleen Schone of CO, and Cherri Colgan of Dunfermline, IL; four sons, Bill (Beth) Colgan of East Peoria, IL, John (Lisa) Colgan of Cordova, IL, Mark (Shelly) Colgan of Canton, IL, and Tom Colgan of Glasford, IL; 18 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara (Jose) Fernandez of San Antonio, TX, and many other beloved family members and friends.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Justin Parsons.

Nancy worked as a medical transcriptionist at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. She was of the Catholic Faith. Nancy was a member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Amaquonsippi Chapter. Nancy loved spending time with her family. Her hobbies included, sewing, knitting, cooking, traveling, and the love of laughter.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Nancy’s final resting place will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Kathryn O. Mahr

 Kathryn O. Mahr, 87, of Rock Island, IL, formerly of Fairview, IL, passed away at 8:22 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at New Perspective Memory Care in Silvis, IL. She was born on December 7, 1929 in Springfield, IL to Louis and Louise (Fagan) Kuder. She married Thomas A. Mahr on February 3, 1951 in Canton, IL, he preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, one granddaughter, and two sisters, Louise Handley and Mary Ruey.

Surviving are three children, Tom (Cindy) Mahr of East Moline, IL, Tim (Barbara) Mahr of Davenport, IA, and Toni (Brian) Jensen of Rock Island, IL; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Virginia Timmons and Vera Wright, both of Canton, IL.

Kathryn was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Canton, IL. She was also a member of Extension Homemakers association, and the American Legion Auxiliary in Fairview, IL. Kathryn loved sewing, all types of music, and handcrafts.

Services will be held at 1 PM on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 12-1 PM. Deacon Gary Schultz will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Fairview Cemetery in Fairview, IL. Memorials can be made to New Perspective Memory Care, 1900 10th St., Silvis, IL 61282. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Beulah “Gram” Maxine White

Canton – Beulah “Gram” Maxine White went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday afternoon August 15th at her home with her loved ones near.

She was born on December 24, 1929 in Russell Springs, Kentucky to Charles and Flonnie (Huckaby) Griggs. Her mom always said she was the best Christmas present she ever had!

Beulah is survived by her husband of 67 years Earl D. White Jr. They were married July 15, 1950.

Also surviving are three daughters, Dianne J. Lowe, Linda (Jim) White, Susan (late Bob Curry) White; six grandchildren, Michael D. (Michele) Lowe Jr., Amy D. (Mark) Lowry, Josh D. (Kethra) Lowe, Becki S. (Tom) Bass, Bobbi (Ken) Herz, Ben (Holly) White; eighteen great-grandchildren, Adian, Casey, and Ryan Lowe, Anthony (Jen) Mahr, Jessica (Kyle) Jansen, Katie (Dan) Dallefeld, Elizabeth and Jack Lowry, Grayson and Dawson Lowe, Nate and Sam Bass, Parker, Jackson, and Lauren Herz, Nolan, Ava, and Griffin White; four great-great-grandchildren, Glenn Smith, A.J. and Caleb Mahr, and Baby Girl Dallefeld.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Charles and Flonnie Griggs; her brothers, Ted and Bob Griggs; sister, Bonnie Mulligan; one granddaughter, Susan L. Mahr; and three great-grandchildren, Amber and Kari Mahr, and Sophie Lowry.

Beulah was working as a waitress at the Derby when she met Jr. She also worked at Farm King. Beulah was the Nursery Teacher at Temple Baptist Church for many years, she loved doing puzzles and going to yard sales. They enjoyed their many years of vacationing in Minnesota and visiting family in Texas and Kentucky. She loved sewing dresses and pajamas for her girls and granddaughters. Beulah was a bit famous for her fish frying skills and homemade noodle making. She was a great cook and was always making enough to share, especially her famous potato soup, vegetable soup, and ham and beans. Gram spent many hours rocking all of our babies.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 AM at the funeral home. Rev. Scot Shelburne will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Lancaster Cemetery in Glasford, IL. Memorials can be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. To view Beulah’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Robert “Bob” Boyer

Yates City – Robert “Bob” Boyer, 89, of Yates City, passed away at 12:02 PM on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 in Yates City, IL. He was born on November 15, 1927 in Edwards, IL to Harry and Carrie (Sleeth) Boyer Sr. He married Vera Moser on July 6, 1951 in Tremont, IL, she survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Tom (Vickie) Boyer of Yates City, IL, Terry (Leslie) Boyer of Peoria, IL, and Steve (Debbie) Boyer of Elmwood, IL; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, and four sisters.

Bob worked as a farmer his whole life. He was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church in Yates City. He was also a member of the Farmington Moose Lodge, Lions Club, a past board member of the Yates City Fire Department, and Yates City School board member. Bob loved all of his family.

Bob served in the United States Air Force for four years.

Per Bob’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded through Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Private burial will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to B.Y.E. Ambulance / Elba-Salem Fire Department. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Tina L. Kleinschmidt

Canton – Tina L. Kleinschmidt, 58, of Canton, passed away at 7:08 PM on Monday, August 14, 2017 at her residence. She was born on September 12, 1958 to Richard and Helen (Putman) Reffett. She married Neil Kleinschmidt on October 20, 1979 in Canton, IL, he survives.

Also surviving are her parents, Richard and Helen; three children, Nikki (Michael) Schulte of Washington D.C., Trisha (Nate) Bostic of Clinton, IL, Ericia (Vince) Stanley of Winter Garden, FL; five grandchildren, Carter, Collin, and Cayden Bostic, Alexander and Christian Schulte; one brother, Scott (Becky) Reffett of Geneva, IL; and one sister, Rhonda (Tim) Haynes of Canton, IL.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Rick Reffett.

Tina recently retired from Lincoln Elementary School in Canton after 27 years. She was looking forward to traveling to spend time with her beloved grandchildren, great nieces, and family. She had a special place in her heart for her dog Tanner and granddogs. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mom, and grandma.

Memorial service will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, where a visitation will be held from 1-3 PM at the funeral home. Rev. Dennis Owens will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. Memorials can be made to Fulton County Humane Society or Kemmy’s Kennels in Lewistown, IL. To view Tina’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Doris I. Runion

Lewistown – Doris I. Runion, 92, of Lewistown, passed away at 9:35 AM on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born on April 24, 1925 in Abingdon, IL to Leo and Lillian (Burgess) Chasteen.

Surviving are one daughter; Billie Shields; one daughter-in-law, Michelle Kimler; one brother, Everett Chasteen; three sisters, Peggy Aldrich, Rosie Burrows, Linda Black; ten grandchildren, Teresa (Todd) Moore, Mindy (Don) Bremer, Sherrill (Joe) Yearian, Sam (Matt) Insleman, Jodi (Ray) Mcschooler, Ralph (Julie) Miller, Michael (Theresa) Kimler, Matthew (Jen) Kimler, Janine (Mike) Blowski, Brian Kimler; sixteen great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Billy Bloyd; second husband, Dale Runion; one daughter, Marsha Miller; two sons, Phil Kimler and Al Kimler; son in law, John Shields; one brother, Harold Chasteen; two sisters, Wanda Adrian and Betty Jump; one granddaughter, Tammy Miller.

Doris was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewistown, and she worked as a hair dresser.

Graveside services will be held at 10 AM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown, IL. Pastor Shane Smith will officiate. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Betty M. (Smith) McCrae

Betty M. (Smith) McCrae, 98, of Farmington, IL, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 12, 2017, at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington, IL. She was born in Rolla, MO on November 24, 1918 to Joseph and Georgia (McComb) Smith. She married Fletcher T. “Buss” McCrae on November 24, 1940 in Rolla, MO. He passed away on February 9, 1968.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Robert H. (Florene) Smith, passing on December 15, 1996.

She is survived by her sons; Robert F. (Sally) McCrae of El Paso, TX, William C. (Justine) McCrae of East Peoria, IL, and James T. (Maria) McCrae of Durham, NC.

She is also survived by her loving grandchildren; Dave (Tracy) McCrae, Darren McCrae, Ryan (Hanny) McCrae, Anina McCrae and Maia McCrae. She is also survived by four great-grandchildren; Riley, Cooper, Reagan McCrae of Dave and Tracy, and Amelia McCrae of Ryan and Hanny.

Betty retired from Baudino-Potter-Maas Law Office in Farmington, IL. Betty loved to play bridge, belonging to two clubs and a Saturday couple’s night. She also was very active in the local Chapter of P.E.O. in Farmington for over 70 years. She also played the piano and taught Sunday School at the Methodist Church in Farmington.

Per her request, there will be no visitation or funeral services. Cremation rites will be accorded with Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Burial and graveside services being in St. James, MO at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Robin L. Wefenstette

Farmington – Robin L. Wefenstette, 56, of Farmington, passed away at 5:45 AM on Friday, August 11, 2017 at her home. She was born on February 8, 1961 in Red Bud, IL to Billy and Clara Jo (Reinhardt) Bills. She married Eric Wefenstette on May 23, 1998. He Survives.

Also Surviving is her Father; Step-Mother, Norma Bills; son, Jacob (Ashley) Camp of Farmington; three grandchildren, Emily, Parker and Wesson; two brothers William J. Bills of North Carolina, Kevin L. Bills of Peoria; step-sister, Shonna Bates of Canton, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Robin was the Human Resources representative at Cook Medical in Canton, she enjoyed fishing, spending time with family, and loved helping others.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded though Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to the family. To view Robin’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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John A. Graves

John A. Graves, 82, of Peoria passed away at home peacefully in his sleep August 10, 2017.  He was born July, 12, 1935, in Waubay, South Dakota to Clifford and Alta (Watkins) Graves.  The family moved to Peoria in 1937.

John served in the U.S. Army before marrying his sweetheart, Katherine Klar in 1957.  He retired from Rohn Manufacturing after 44 years of service.

A devoted family man, he had a love of the outdoors, frequently camping, fishing and hunting as well as a love for auto racing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Gary, Don and Bud, and sister Marge.

He is survived by his wife, Katherine, sisters Lois and Donna, brother Robert, daughter Renee, sons John, Kurt and Jeff as well as 6 grandchildren.

Visitation at 9:30 am, followed by 11 am service will be held Tuesday, August 15th at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Peoria. Military Honors will follow the service. Pastor Jack Mackowiak will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Cremations rites will be accorded following the services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, Illinois Cancer Care or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Harold A. Hahn Jr.

Trivoli – Harold A. Hahn Jr, 72, of Trivoli, passed away at 5:45 AM on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Farmington Country Manor. He was born on November 4, 1944 in Streator, IL to Harold A.  and Rosemary (Wells) Hahn Sr. He married Shirley Worsfold on March 1, 1975 in Peoria, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are three children, Derrick (Laura) Hahn of Trivoli, IL, Michael (Kimberly) Hahn of Austin, Texas, and Teresa Hahn of Peoria, IL; five grandchildren ;Chantel Watts, Samantha (Chris) Martin, Danielle Hahn, Kasey Hahn, Nicole Hahn, and two great-grandchildren.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Deloris Hahn.

Harold received his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from Bradley University.  He retired from Keystone Steel and Wire. Harold attended Evangelical Church in Brimfield, IL. He volunteered over 1000 hours at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria. Harold enjoyed woodworking, watching granddaughters play softball and spending time with Shirley in Texas.

Services will be held at 10 AM on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Pastor Don Blasing will officiate. Burial will follow the services at Oakridge Cemetery in Farmington, IL. A visitation will be held from 4-7 PM on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to Trivoli Rescue Squad or St. Judes Childrens Hospital. To view Harold’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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