Mary Lou Morse, 63, of Maquon, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2006 at 10:10 pm at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria. She was born April 15, 1942 in Peoria to Harold and Madalynn (Dikeman) Benson. Surviving are four daughters; Robin Evans of Fairview, Shelly Morse of Chicago, Barb (Jeff) Bachman of Peoria and Dolly (Steve) Ward of Fairview, six granddaughters, two grandsons and two brothers; Gene (Mary) Benson and Jerry (Sharon) Benson both of Arizona. She was a computer technician at the Illinois River Correctional Center, Canton for fourteen years. She was a member of the Yates City Presbyterian Church and the AFL-CIO. Services will be Friday, March 3rd at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Pastor Mary Babcock officiating. Visitation will be Thursday March 2nd from 5-8 pm. Burial will be at East Midway Cemetery, London Mills. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Roy Roberts Jr. 75, of 185 S. Elmwood Rd. Farmington, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006 at 10:00 am at his residence. Born June 10, 1930 in Canton to Roy W. and Elizabeth (Benner) Roberts Sr., he married Frances Clinch on Oct. 26, 1974 in Farmington. She survives. Also surviving are one son; Michael Allen (Karon) Roberts of Jamestown, IN, two daughters; Deborah (Daniel) Boche of Lisle and Rebecca Jo Farris of Shawnee, OK, one step-son; Michael Clinch of Cleveland, IL., one step-daughter; Patricia Bach of Hanover Park, sixteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, one son; Patrick Roy Roberts, one brother; Bernard Roberts, two sisters; Violet McCord and Mildred Lockard. He worked at the Tech Center at the Mossville Caterpillar Plant for thirty years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church, the Farmington American Legion Post #140 and the Farmington Loyal Order of the Moose #1571. He was a Korean War Veteran where he received the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement. Services will be Wednesday, March 1st at 3:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Pastor John Anderson officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, where there will be Military Rites. Memorials may be made to the Farmington Rescue Squad.
Bertha McWhorter, 102, of 34 John Ave. New Carlisle, Ohio passed away at 6:05 pm on Feb. 25, 2006 at Dayview Care Center, New Carlisle, OH. Born April 9, 1903 in Canton to John Jr. and Barbara (Carlin) Green, she married Lloyd W. McWhorter on May 8, 1926 in Lewistown. He preceded her in death. Surviving are one daughter; Marjorie (James) McCone of New Carlisle, OH, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also preceding her in death were one great-grandchild, four brothers and three sisters. She worked at the Canton Overall Factory for thirty years, retiring in 1952. She was a member of the East Side Nazarene Church in Canton and the Royal Neighbors. Graveside services will be Thursday, March 2nd at 11:00 am at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton with Pastor David Utt officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton. Memorials may be made to her church
Frank B. Stein, 86, formerly of the Trivoli area, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006 at the Good Samaritan Center, Jeffersontown, KY. Born, March 22, 1919 in Valley City, ND to Nicholas and Grace (Richardson) Stein, he married Willa K. “Billie” Francis. She survives. Also surviving are one daughter; Sister Vivian Marie Bowles of Owensboro, KY. one brother; Clifford Johns, two sisters; Evelyn Butkus and Barbara Routson, two sisters-in-law; Eva Finegan and Francella Tackett and a beloved friend; Liz Berger. He was the General Manager for Louisville Gas & Electric. He was a member of the VFW Post #1170. He was a 50 year member of the AF & AM Camp Knox Lodge #919 and the Scottish Rite & Kosair Temple of Louisville. He was a WWII army veteran serving his country for 33 years, retiring in 1975 as a Colonel. Services will be Tuesday, Feb. 28th at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Father Leonard Alvey officiating. Burial will be at Trivoli Cemetery, Trivoli, with Military Rites. Memorials may be made to the Major General Butler Scholarship Fund P.O. Box 4025 Louisville, KY. 40204 or Brescia University.
Hanna City – George S. “Steve” Thompson, 70, of 13710 W. Sommerfield Rd Hanna City, IL passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11:52 am at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born December 18, 1941, in Peoria, IL the son of George W. and Eileen (Devries) Thompson. He married Melinda K. “Pinky” Morgan March 1, 1963 in Farmington. She preceded him in death on May 2, 2010.
Surviving are two brothers, Roger W. Thompson and Michael E. Thompson both of rural Hanna City; one sister, Judith I. Bird of Gardenridge, TX; and several nieces and nephews.
George had worked at Pabst Brewing for 23 ½ years and then retired from the Farmington School District, where he worked as a custodian for 15 years.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Glasford and the Illinois Trappers and National Trappers Associations.
He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968.
Services will be Monday, February 27th at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington where visitation will be on Sunday, February 26th from 4 to 6 pm. Scott Nickerson will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Oak Hill, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Logan-Trivoli Rescue Squad.
Marian J. Deppermann, 70, of 124 S. Pekin Lane, Hanna City passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006 at 7:24 pm at Proctor Hospital, Peoria. Born, April 6, 1935 in San Jose, IL. to John and Mildred (DePue) Heitzman, she married Ralph Deppermann on April 4, 1954 in Glasford, IL. He survives. Also surviving are one son; Gary (Susana) Deppermann of Lemont, two daughters; Janet (Tom) McGhee and Carolyn (James) Williams both of Peoria, five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, one step-great-grandchild and two brothers; John R. (Judy) Heitzman of Mapleton and Bruce (Linda) Heitzman of Metamora. Preceding her in death were her parents, one brother; Donald Hertzman and one sister; Doris Hubner. He worked at Jean & Jerry’s Restaurant, Dan & Karla’s Restaurant and Hannah’s Parlor all of Hanna City for a total of thirty five years. Services will be Monday, Feb. 27th at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Pastor Jim Reed officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 26th from 5-7 pm. Burial will be at Lancaster Cemetery, Glasford. Memorials may be made to the Logan-Trivoli Fire Department.
Ronald Craig Estes, 49, of Vienna, IL. formerly of Canton, passed away at 4:10 pm Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006 at Massac Memorial Hospital, Metropolis, IL. Born March 30, 1956 in Greenbush Township, Warren County, IL, to LaVern C. “Bim” and (Maeanna) “Mickey” (Schulthes) Estes, he married Deborah Gay Bundren on Dec. 31, 1987 in Benton, KY. She survives. Also surviving are one daughter; Laura Danielle Estes of Carterville, one granddaughter; Tonielli Jade Estes, one brother; Marc (Shannon) Estes of Fair Hope, AL, one sister; Susan (Steve) Behrens of St. Charles, one niece and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. He was an independent livestock dealer. He was a member of the Maples Mill Methodist Church near Canton and the Johnson County Farm Bureau. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and camping. Services will be Friday, Feb. 24th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with Pastor Dianne Duncan officiating. Visitation will one hour prior. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.
Gladys Malmgren, 87, of 676 N. 6th, Canton passed away at 4:10 pm on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006 at Graham Hospital Extended Care, Canton. Born Nov. 10, 1918 in Minnesota to Daniel D. and Ida (King) Stansbury, she married William H. Malmgren on Jan. 10, 1942 in Palmyra, MO. He survives. Also surviving are one son; James H. Malmgren of Tucson, AZ,
one daughter; Sonja Lee (Rick) Roudebush of Canton, four grandchildren, Zach (Elvia) Malmgren of Peoria, Matthew Malmgren of Canton, Erik Malmgren of Tucson, AZ and Cassandra (Aaron) Taraboletti of Peoria, two great-grandchildren; Rhiannon and Thorin Isaiah, one sister; Muriel Anderson of WA, two special friends; Joyce Cook and Marilyn Grubor and a family friend; Carl (Linda) Walter. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother; Wilton Stansbury. She was a beautician during WWII. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Canton and its sewing circle. She was a fifty year member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Eastern Star Lodge. Services will be Monday, Feb. 2nd at 11:00 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Maureen Stein officiating. Visitation will be Sunday Feb. 1st from 4-6 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton. Memorials may be made to her church.
Gertrude Roudebush, 91 of 625 E. Monroe St. Cuba, IL, died at 10:50 am Tuesday, February 14th at the Clayberg Nursing Home in Cuba. Born April 26, 1914 in Adrian, IL. to Ernest and Mona (Barnard) Lehman, she married Glen Roudebush June 5, 1933. He died in 1999. Also preceding her in death were two sons; Glen Jr. and Jim and one brother Oliver Lehman. Surviving are one son; Gary of Canton, two daughters; Janet Stein of Canton and Sharon Churchill of Pekin, 13 grandchildren, including Nicole Kelly, who was her caretaker, 26 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Canton and graduated from Canton High School. Services will be 12:00 pm (noon) Saturday, February 18th at the Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home with the Rev. Matthew Keith officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorial’s maybe made to the American Heart Association or the American Society of Nephrology.
Mildred Keiken, 95, of Farmington passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006 at 6:20 am at Farmington Country Manor. Born Jan. 31, 1911 in Farmington to Domenico and Madalema (Bertotti) Perardi, she married Joseph C. Keiken on June 5, 1933 in California. He died June 12, 2000. Surviving are two nieces; Sharron Owen of Washington, D.C. and Carolyn Higgs of Dunlap, three nephews; John Perardi of Trivoli and William and Richard Perardi both of Farmington and one brother-in-law; Louis Princis of Joliet. Preceding her in death were her parents and five brothers; Frank, John, Clifford, Robert and Albert Perardi. Services will be Friday, Feb. 17th at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Pastor Jim Reed officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington. Memorials may be made to the Farmington Rescue Squad.