Harold Kruzan

Harold Kruzan

Harold Kruzan

Bryant – Harold Kruzan, 79, of Bryant, IL passed away at 10:38 am Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Graham Hospital in Canton.
He was born July 7, 1935 in Canton, IL the son of Clarence “Ed” and Alice M. (McCamant) Kruzan. Harold married Dorla M. Brown on August 20, 1951 in Palmyra, MO. She survives.
Also surviving are 6 sons and 4 daughters; Harold “Pete” Drienne) Kruzan Jr. of Abingdon, Roger (Debra) Kruzan of Liverpool, Larry (Cindy) Kruzan of Bryant, Katherine Beaird of Glasford, Michael Kruzan of Canton, Debra (Tom) Hill of Canton, Sharon (Don) Lafary of Lewistown, Brian Kruzan of Lewistown, Dennis Kruzan of Springfield, and Brandi (Steve) Donaho of Lewistown.
Also surviving are 34 grandchildren; 51 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; 1 brother, Joseph Kruzan of Canton; and his dog, Princess.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 great grandchildren; 5 brothers; and 6 sisters.
Harold worked at Senn Soldwedel Dairy in Canton for 25 years and last worked at Hitchcock Scrap Yard in Canton for 40 plus years, retiring in 2012.
A visitation will be held from 4 to 6 pm Saturday, November 22nd at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton. There will be no service.
Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation with burial of ashes at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Raymond H. Krey Sr.

Raymond H. Krey Sr.

Raymond H. Krey Sr.

Farmington – Raymond H. Krey Sr., 93, of Farmington, IL passed away at 10:05 pm Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Farmington Country Manor.
He was born November 17, 1921 in rural Farmington to John and Rebecca (Jennings) Krey. He married Marie Kathryn Smith on August 16, 1946.
She survives along with two children, Raymond (Nancy) Krey Jr and Paisley (Roy) Boyer; four grandchildren, Shawn (Audria) Taylor, Shannan (Bobby) Greaves, Laura (Alec Berman) Krey, and Keith Krey; and four great grandchildren, Austin Taylor, Dylan Taylor, Alexis Willoughby, and Oscar Berman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wesley, Robert, Jack, and Kenneth Krey; and sisters, Lois and Melva Krey.
Ray attended Farmington schools, graduating in 1940. He joined the Marine Corps in 1942 and served in the South Pacific with combat action as a Gunnery Sgt at Midway, Guadalcanal, Wake, Guam, Okinawa, and China.
For 37 years, he was employed at Caterpillar Tractor Company, East Peoria, retiring as Assistant Chief of Plant Security in 1983.
He was a Boy Scout leader who was honored with the Silver Beaver award and he was an avid Civil War Reenactor, participating in events will into his 80’s. He enjoyed hunting, collecting antiques, listening to Country Western music, playing pinochle, and doing woodworking.
Private services will be held at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials contributions may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight or First Baptist Church of Canton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Janel R. Gass

Janel Gass

Janel R. Gass

Hanna City – Janel R. (Isbell) Gass, 42 of Hanna City passed away at 3:12 pm Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the OSF St. Francis Medical Center E.R. Peoria. Janel was born on December 2, 1971 in Peoria to Merlin R. and Deborah S. (Wooden) Isbell. Surviving is her mother, Deborah of Hanna City; three children, Karly (Brock) Havens of Hanna City, Molly (Jake) Gunter of Edwards, and Maleah (Joe Massingale) Gass of Peoria; four grandchildren; her sister, Tara (Michael) Benet of Dunlap; and the father of her children, Brian Gass of Trivoli.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Janel worked at Soderstrom Skin Institute as a manager. She loved dancing, her family, and always had a way of making everyone smile. Janel attended Richwood Christian Church in Peoria.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a visitation from 9 to 10 am Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Hanna City United Methodist Church in Hanna City followed by a private family service. Memorials can be made to her daughter Karly Havens c/o Heritage Bank.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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George Starasta

George Starasta

George Starasta

Farmington-George Starasta 84, of Farmington passed away at 3:57 pm Friday, November 14, 2014 at Advocate Bromenn Medical Center, Normal.
He was born May 24, 1930 in Christopher, IL, the son of Michael and Julia (Rapach) Starasta.
George married Betty Jean Hedden on December 16, 1968 in Canton. She preceded him in death in 2006.
Surviving are his son, Michael (Leslie) Starasta of Lincoln; grandchildren, Sarah and Stephen; two sisters, Helen Mallory of Christopher and Elizabeth Rebeschini of Glen Ellyn; and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding him in death were his parents and one sister, Margaret Michalcik.
George was a Professor at Spoon River College and Bradley University, teaching Industrial Technologies.
He was a member of Holy Protection Orthodox Church, Royalton, IL.
George enjoyed fishing. He was a member the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was stationed in Alaska as a Meteorologist in the Air Force Weather Service.
Cremation Rites have been accorded.
There will be a memorial visitation held from 1:00-3:00 pm Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington. There will be no service.
Burial of ashes will be at a later date in the Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Buckner, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Public Library or Wildlife Prairie Park.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Helen G. (Bruninga) Stickling

Glasford – Helen G. (Bruninga) Stickling, 92, of Glasford passed away at 7:45 pm Monday, November 10, 2014 at her residence.
She was born September 12, 1922 in Glasford to Lammert and Anna Magdalena (Harren) Bruninga. Helen married John F. Stickling December 18, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bartonville. He died September 11, 1980.
Surviving are one niece, Crysta Jarrett Streepy; two nephews, Tim (Joline) Jarrett and Terry (Collette) Jarrett; nine great nieces and nephews; eight great great nieces and nephews; and one great great great nephew.
Also preceding her in death were one niece, Sandra Jarrett Schizuru and one sister, Wilma M. Jarrett.
Helen was a lifelong farmer and was a waitress at Fairview Farms for over 35 years. Helen was born and had died in the same home, living her entire 92 years there.
She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bartonville.
Service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, November 14th at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bartonville with Rev. Michael Jones officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Bartonville.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Elaine Berry

Canton- Elaine Berry, 84, of Canton, passed away at 7:00 am Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Red Oak Estates, Canton, surrounded by her family.
She was born on August 31, 1930 in Havana, the daughter of Warren and Alice (Williams) Miller. She married Harry E. Berry on June 24, 1950 in Havana. He preceded her in death on December 8, 2002.
Surviving are four children, David (Valerie) Berry of Petersburg, Dennis (Alexandra) Berry of Birmingham, MI, Debra (Eric) Kumpf of Ann Arbor, MI, and Denise Winston, of Sherrard; ten grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one sister, Shelby Windsor of Havana; and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death are her parents; one brother, William B. Miller; and one sister, Evelyn Poggioli.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Canton.
Elaine was the secretary at the Canton Jr. High School for 25 years.
She was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed baking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Canton. Reverend Monroe Bailey will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 11th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton. Cremation Rites will be accorded, following the service.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Canton.
To view Elaine’s memorial DVD or to leave the family online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Fern E. Nunnally

Farmington – Fern E. Nunnally, 95, of Farmington, IL passed away at 10:40 PM Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Farmington Country Manor.
She was born February 23, 1919 in Peoria, IL to Lawrence and Cora (Benn) Barnewolt. Fern married William E Nunnally in 1936 in Peoria. He preceded her in death.
Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Mary Nunnally of Eden Prairie, MN; two granddaughters, Kristina and Angelica; and four great grandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by her parents; son, Gary E. Nunnally; and one sister.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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George J. Harper

George J. Harper

George J. Harper

Hanna City – George J. Harper, 88, of Hanna City, IL passed away at 9:58 am Thursday, November 6, 2014 at Farmington Country Manor, Farmington, IL.
He was born January 13, 1926 in Peoria County, the son of George K. and Gertrude (Snodgrass) Harper. He married Delores Boyer on December 10, 1945 in Hanna City. She preceded him in death.
His parents also precede him in death.
Surviving are two children, Martin (Lolly) Harper and Robyn (Charles) Burgess of Pensacola, FL; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; his sister, Judy (Lynn) Doubet of Peoria; five nephews; and his caregivers, Lyle and Peggy Doubet.
He worked at Caterpillar Tractor, retiring as a pipe fitter.
George was a member of Hanna City United Methodist Church and United Auto Workers Local #974.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
George was a US Navy veteran serving during WWII.
Services will be at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington on Thursday, November 13th at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior. Father Shawn Doubet will officiate. Burial will be in Cottonwood Cemetery, Hanna City.
Memorials may be made to Hanna City United Methodist Church.
To view George’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Coleen M. Wolf

Canton – Coleen M. Wolf, 66, of Canton, IL passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:50 PM at Graham Hospital, Canton.
She was born April 24, 1948 in Keokuk, Iowa to Joseph and Patricia (Plumtree) Vogel. Coleen married Jeffrey Wolf on June 13, 2001 in San Bernardino, CA. He survives along with one daughter, Daniella McCliman of California; one granddaughter, Lucretia McCliman; and one sister, Diane Howell.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Coleen had worked for Packard Bell and later as a beautician until 1981.
She was of the Catholic faith.
Coleen was a cat enthusiast.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Delbert “Del” McGee

Delbert "Del" McGee

Delbert "Del" McGee

Canton- Delbert “Del” McGee, 64, of Canton, passed away at 12:50 pm Monday, October 27, 2014 at Graham Hospital, Canton.
He was born in Canton on April 25, 1950 to John W. and Robertine (Gilpin) McGee. He married Cheryl Jones on June 13, 1970 at South Park United Methodist Church, Canton. She survives.
Also surviving are his mother, Robertine McGee of Canton; two children, Amy (Eric) Pollitt and John McGee, both of Canton; four grandchildren, Tori, Paige, and Ian Pollitt, and Caden McGee; and one sister, Marilynn Royal of Canton.
He was preceded in death by his father.
He received his Bachelors degree in Engineering from SIU.
Del retired from Caterpillar after 41 years of service, and spent the last 5 years working in the Sporting Goods department at Farm King.
He was a member of the Canton Elks Lodge, Whitetails Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and the Elmwood and Smithfield Gun Clubs. His greatest passion during his retirement was working with the youth of the Canton High School Archery Team and watching his grandchildren play sports.
He was a member of the US Army Reserves for several years.
Cremation Rites have been accorded.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton, where visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm Friday, October 31, 2014. Pastor Derick Bacon will officiate.
The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Canton High School Archery Team.
To view Del’s memorial DVD or leave the family online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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