Robert “Bob” Louis Waugh

Robert WaughPeoria – Robert “Bob” Louis Waugh, 80, of Peoria, passed away at 8:06 AM on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on July 28, 1935 in Ray, IL to Louis and Eula (Davis) Waugh. He married Phyllis Mae Derry on July 17, 1958 in Fulton County, she preceded him in death on December 13, 1991.

Also preceding him in death are his parents; one grandson, Christopher Waugh; and two brothers.

Surviving are four children, Sally Jo Waugh-Nussbaum of Bloomington, Robert A (Debra) Waugh of El Paso; Dianna Waugh-Woitas of Nashville, TN, and Frederick E. Waugh of Morton; 14 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; long time companion Joanne Defreitas and her son John Defreitas.

Robert worked as a meat cutter at various stores and retired from Kroger’s. Robert was of the Baptist Faith. He was a member of the Odd Fellows in Lewistown. He loved playing pool and was an avid softball fan and Chicago Cubs fan. Robert was a loving father and grandfather.

Services will be at 12 PM noon on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL where a visitation will be from 10-12 PM. Committal services will be at 2:15 PM at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington, IL, . Memorials can be made to Sister’s of St. Francis. To view Robert’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

Press Play to watch Bob’s DVD

 

Posted in Obituaries | 5 Comments

Iona Ladd

Canton – Iona Ladd, 85, of Buchanan, TN, formally of Canton, passed away at 11:56 AM on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at her residence. She was born on July 10, 1930 in Fulton County to Ellis and Opal (Trobaugh) Myers. She married Donald Ladd on November 3, 1964, he preceded her in death on August 8, 2007.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; two sons, Darynn “Grizz” Romine and Darryl “Curly” Romine; and three brothers, Ellis Myers, Robert Myers, and Donnie Myers.

Surviving are two sons, Dennis (Linda) Romine of Wausau, WI, and Danny (Kim) Ladd of Buchanan, TN; one step-son, Jack (Marilyn) Ladd of Mountain Home, AR; two step-daughters, Joyce (David) Oedewaldt of Hanna City, IL and Judy Clark of Hanna City, IL; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, JoAnn Thomas of Canton, IL;

Services will be at 2 PM on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton, where a visitation will be from 12-2 PM. Rev. Dennis Romine will officiate. Burial will follow services at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

To view video please press play button below

 

Posted in Obituaries | 2 Comments

Kenneth D. Deppermann

Kenneth DeppermanLondon Mills – Kenneth D. Deppermann, 69, of London Mills, passed away at 3:29 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at OSF St. Francis in Peoria, IL. He was born on April 12, 1946 in Canton, IL to Dale and Helen (Ryan) Deppermann. He married Connie Lance on July 31, 1965 in Bellevue, IL, she survives.

Also surviving are 5 children, Troy (Melody Schroer) Deppermann of LaGrange, MO, Terry (Jennifer) Deppermann of Glasford, IL, Tony (Erika) Deppermann of Yates City, IL, Chris (Brooke) Deppermann of Canton, IL, and Jovon (Chad Endres) Deppermann of Bartonville, IL; 6 grandchildren; two brothers, Rodger (Trish) Deppermann of Trivoli, and Robert (Linda) Deppermann of Glasford; and his mother Helen Deppermann of Glasford, IL.

Preceding him in death is his father, Dale Deppermann; and Joyce Willms who he helped care for.

Kenneth worked as Sergeant at the Peoria County Jail for several years, and also owned and operated Frontier Arms. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Canton, a lifelong member of the Chillicothe Sportsman Club, the Single Action Shooting Society, and the NRA. Kenneth was an avid competitive shooter, gunsmith, reloader, and outdoorsman. He was a loving husband, father of five, and grandfather of six.

Services will be at 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL, where a visitation will be held from 2-4 PM. President Ron Deppermann will officiate. Cremation rights will be accorded after the services. Burial will follow at a later date. Memorials can be made to Make a Wish Foundation or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. To view Kenneth’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

To view Kenneth’s DVD press play below

Posted in Obituaries | 5 Comments

Darlene Mae Stamps

Darlene StampsBartonville – Darlene Mae Stamps, 80, of Chillicothe, IL, formally of Peoria, passed away at 3:00 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2016. She was born on January 10, 1936 in Peoria, IL to Rudolph and Viola (Shedden) Smith. She married Isaac Stamp on February 21, 1953 in Corinth, Mississippi. They were married for over 60 years, he survives.

Also surviving are three children, Deloris Lovell of Peoria, IL, Debra (David) Velzke of Florida, and David Isaac Stamps of Peoria, IL; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert Smith; two sisters, Iola (Ronald) Emery of Bartonville, IL, and Marilyn (Richard) Welton of Peoria, IL; and sister-in-law, Carol Sue Smith.

Preceding her in death are her parents; one daughter, Doreen Stamps; and one brother, Edward Smith; and one sister, Marlene Gailliert.

Darlene worked in Retail Sales at many places, and also a Dry Cleaning Service. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bartonville, IL. Darlene loved to sing in church, and religion played a big part in raising her children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Services will be at 2 PM on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bartonville, IL. Pastor Michael Jones will officiate. Cremation rights will be accorded after the services. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to P.A.W.S. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

Press play below to view Darlene’s DVD

 

Posted in Obituaries | Leave a comment

(Helen) Joanne Ford

JOANNE FORD0001CANTON– (Helen) Joanne Ford, 83, of Canton, passed away peacefully at 10:45 A.M. on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Graham Hospital.

She was born on January 29, 1932 in Decatur, Illinois, a daughter of Ben and Verna (Drake) Parlier. They preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Ben (and Carolyn) Ford of Canton, Rick (and Sharon) Ford of Missouri, and one daughter, Cindy (and Bret) Irwin of Green Valley, also surviving are one sister, (Harriett) Frances James of Canton; one nephew, Gary Maxon of Lewistown, 5 Grandchildren, Jennifer Twait of Mapleton, Becky (and Andrew) Reese of Washington, B.J. Ford of Cuba, Julie (and Kevin) Bermijo of Pekin, and Eric Ford, 5 Step-Grandchildren, Crystal, Stephen, Brittany, Austin, Corey, and 6 Great- Grandchildren, 4 Step- Great Grandchildren.

Joanne graduated from Canton High School in 1951, where she was Library Vice-President, Property Chairman, and a member of several clubs.

She worked for Graham Hospital in the cafeteria for many years.

She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Services will be Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at 11:00 am, at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, where visitation will be one hour prior. The Rev. K. Bruce Rushing will officiate. Burial of ashes will follow services at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.

Memorials may be made to the American Breast Cancer Society.

To view Joanne’s memorial DVD or to leave family condolences online, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

Press play below to view Helen’s DVD

 

Posted in Obituaries | 1 Comment

Zoe A. Gunzenheiser

Zoe Hunzenheiser

Peoria Headline

Zoe A. Gunzenheiser, 96, of Sterling, IL, passed away at 11:17 PM on Monday, January 18, 2016 at Heddington Oaks Nursing Home in Peoria, IL. She was born on June 23, 1919 in Ipava, IL to Barton and Chlora (Davis) Welker. She first married Charles Harrold and then married Raymond Gunzenheiser on December 2, 1949, he preceded her in death on November 10, 2003.

Also preceding her in death are her parents; 3 children, Harold Gunzenheiser, Betty Lovins-Kaufmann, and Gail Baer; two grandsons; two brothers; three sisters; one nephew; and one niece.

Surviving are 6 children, Skip (Jane) Harrold of Walla Walla, WA, Shirley McCready of Peoria, IL, Ray (Janie) Gunzenheiser of Lake Wales, FL, Verna (Mike Miller) Gunzenheiser of Bartonville, IL, Dick (Sue) Clemons of Lake Wales, FL, and Roberta (Dave) Fredericks of Sterling, IL; 22 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren; 2 nephews, Donald Evans of Peoria, IL, Norman Welker of Macomb, IL; and 1 niece Jane Nappin of Lewistown, IL.

Zoe worked as a retail clerk, at various grocery stores, last working at the Federal Warehouse. She was a member of Ann Street Bible Church in Peoria and the Retail Clerk’s Union. Zoe was active in her church women’s group, avid reader and crossword puzzler. In her younger years she was a great roller skater and volleyball player. She loved to camp and fish and play pinochle and board games, and also sending and receiving birthday cards. Zoe loved to talk with family and friends especially telling jokes.

Services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Ann Street Bible Church in Peoria, IL. Rev. Don Burleson will be the officiate. Burial will follow at Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the funeral home. Memorials may go to Southside Mission, Alzheimer’s Association, or her church. To view Zoe’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

To view video please press play button below.

Posted in Obituaries | 7 Comments

Virginia F. Glad

Virginia Glad

Virginia Glad

Canton Headline

Virginia F. Glad, 94, formerly of Canton passed away at 3:15 am Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the Alden Courts Assisted Living in Aurora, IL. She was born on November 5, 1921 in Cuba, IL to Carl and Winnie (Harris) Ellis. Virginia married Phillip Glad on January 18, 1941 in Lewistown. He preceded her in death on March 10, 2001. Also preceding her death were her parents and two brothers; Robert Ellis and Harris “Pete” Ellis.

Surviving are 3 children; Judith Ann (Constantin) Loghides of Yuma, AZ, Phyllis Diane Fletcher of Montgomery, IL, and Valorie Flo (Robert) Jagodzinski of Batavia, IL, 7 grandchildren; Paige, Becky, Nick, Adam, Jeremy, Vanessa, and Alison, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Virginia worked at Romeoville School District for 11 years retiring in 1974. She was a member of D.A.R. Canton Chapter and was the family historian and traced lineage for the Glad, Ellis, Lutz, and Miller families.

Services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton where visitation will be from 12:30-2 pm. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Memorial’s can be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences can be made at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Posted in Obituaries | 2 Comments

Keli Michelle Harn

Keli HarnLewistown Headline

Keli Michelle Harn, 48, of Lewistown passed away at 9:00 pm Saturday, January 9, 2016 at her residence. She was born on April 26, 1967 in Pasadena, TX to George and Marie Jane (French) Hann. Keli married George “Kevin” Harn on July 22, 2002 in Las Vegas, NV. He survives along with her father George of Arlington, TX, 4 children; Rachel Arnold of Bartonville, Cody (Megan) Owens of Canton, Ashley McKenzie of Canton, and Whitney (Joseph) Dudek of Dubois, IL. 6 grandchildren; Hayden “Rie Rie” Gafford, Isabell “Buggs” Owens, Jaxsun “Bubby” Owens, Katelynn “Doddles” Owens, Aidan Ford, and Alyvia Dudek, and a brother Gregory Hann of Ft. Worth, TX. She was preceded in death by her mother.

Keli was a member of the Lewistown VFW Auxiliary.

Services will be 11:00 am Friday, January 15, 2016 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton where visitation will be 1 hour prior to services. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Memorial contributions can be made to the Fulton County Humane Society in Keli’s name. To make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Posted in Obituaries | 13 Comments

Patricia A. “Pat” Thompson

Pat Thompson

Pat Thompson

Farmington Headline

Patricia A. “Pat” Thompson, 70, of Farmington passed away at 9:28 am Friday, January 8, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on March 17, 1945 in Douglass, IL to Forrest Glenn and Arlene (Ruark) Adams. Pat married William Eugene Wykoff Sr. and he preceded her in death. She later married James Thompson on July 3, 1976 and he passed away on December 26, 2015. Also preceding her in death were her parents. Surviving are 5 children; William (Debra) Wykoff of Morganton, N.C, Mary (Brad) Strickfaden of Trivoli, and Donald Wykoff of Farmington, Donna (Les) Elder of Louisville, KY, Karen (Stephen) Johnston of Farmington, 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, brother Mike Adams of Bolivar, MO, 2 sisters; Janet Brown of Greeneville, TN and Carole Singleton of Winter Springs, FL, and her best friend for 65 years Sharon Hall of Elmwood.

Pat worked at Bellwood Nursing Home in Peoria and also Berryville Hospital in Arkansas as a Nurses Aid.

Services will be 2 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington where visitation will be 1 hour prior to services. Rev. Jim Menne will officiate.  Burial will follow in Trivoli Cemetery in Trivoli, IL. Memorials can be made to Wounded Warrior’s or the Make a Wish Foundation. To view Pat’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

Press play below to view Pat’s memorial DVD

Posted in Obituaries | 7 Comments

Walter “Tom” Glenn Dooley

Tom DooleyWalter “Tom” Glenn Dooley, 68, of Glasford, IL, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Tom was born on November 12, 1947, in Bedford, Virginia to James Emory Dooley and Odessa Florence (Booth) Dooley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Emory Dooley, sister Dorothy Webb, and daughter Karen Dooley.

Tom is survived by his wife Deborah (Black) Dooley; daughter Robin (Ken) Niner; four sons: Keith Dooley, Thomas (Heidi) Dooley, Adam (Deana) McCormick, and Jason (Lisa) Dooley; seven grandchildren: Jeremy Henry, Simeon Reid, Austen Dooley, Abby McCormick, Adalynn Dooley, Emory Dooley, and Blake Dooley; sister Zelda Dooley; and brother Freddie (Jean) Dooley.

Having done military duty in Vietnam, Tom’s service was awarded with multiple recognitions including a Purple Heart. Proud member of the Carpenter’s Union for 45 years and working as Superintendent at Williams Brothers Construction for over twenty of these years, Tom had an exceptional career. In his leisure time Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family. Tom is a man of true character, pillar of strength for his family, and will be deeply missed and forever loved.

Services for Tom Dooley will take place at 7 pm on Friday, January 8, 2016, at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, 341 E. Fort St, Farmington, IL 61531, with a visitation from 4pm-7pm. Memorial donations may be made in honor of Tom Dooley to the Logan Trivoli Fire Department, Hanna City IL. To view Tom’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

To view video press play button below.

 

Posted in Obituaries | 11 Comments