Martina “Tina” K. Watson

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Martina "Tina" K. Watson

Martina "Tina" K. Watson

South Pekin – Martina “Tina” K. Watson, 69, of South Pekin, IL passed away at 6:50 pm Sunday, February 16, 2014 at her residence.
She was born July 22, 1944 in Peoria, IL to Martin and Leatha (Robinson) Brush. Tina married Danny Watson Sr. on December 11, 1975 in Lewistown.
He survives along with three children, Lesley Todd Fawcett of Galesburg, Daniel Watson Jr. of Pekin, and Ginnie (Tim) Girard of South Pekin; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Grzanich of Ellisville; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Evan Peters of Camp Point; and two sisters, Aleta Sue Roberts of Wilmington, SC and Latisha Hood of Morris.
Preceding her in death were one son, Charles Grzanich; one grandson; and one sister.
Tina was a cook and CNA at several nursing homes.
She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Pekin, where she was very involved.
Services will be at 11:00 am Monday, February 24th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with Pastor Timothy Collard officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, February 23rd from 3 to 5 pm at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Fiatt Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.
To view Tina’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Norman E. Catton

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Norman E. Catton

Norman E. Catton

Farmington – Norman E. Catton, 84, of Farmington, IL passed away at 3:20 AM Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Unity Point Health Methodist, Peoria, IL.
He was born November 1, 1929, in Peoria to Clarence and Nora (Rumbold) Catton. He married Sue Wilcox on July 2, 1955 in Canton. She preceded him in death.
Surviving are four children, Ann Catton of Farmington, Franklin (Linda) Catton of Yates City, Fredrick (Brenda) Catton of Cape Coral, FL, and Elizabeth (Steve) Sweney of Avon; five grandchildren, Nikki, Amanda, Brianna, Joseph, and Kaylee; and one great-granddaughter, Ella.
Also preceding him in death were his parents and brother, Gerald Catton.
Norman worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company retiring in 1986 with 40 years’ service.
He was a member of the Farmington First Baptist Church and Farmington American Legion Post #40. He loved cars and Yankees baseball. He especially loved spending time with his family
Norman was a US Army veteran, serving as a Sergeant in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953.
Services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, February 15th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior.
Pastor Jon Dainty will officiate.
Burial, with military honors, will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington First Baptist Church.
To view Norman’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Joyce Marie (Angel) Treece

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Joyce Marie (Angel) Treece

Joyce Marie (Angel) Treece

Morton – Joyce Marie (Angel) Treece, 80, of Morton, IL passed away at 12:16 AM Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
She was born June 14, 1933, in Peoria to Joseph Walter and Pauline Bertha (Morey) Angel. Joyce married Carl Treece in Danville, IL.
He preceded her in death along with her parents; son, Ronnie Null, daughter, JoAnn Belansky; two brothers; and one sister.
Surviving are her daughter, Phyllis Willyard and son, Edward (Gail) Null both of Brazil, IN; nine grandchildren, Ronald, Autumn, Angie, Jeremy, Dustin, Michael, Jessica, Brittney, and Elizabeth; twelve great-grandchildren, Matthew, Sabastian, Everlee, Abbygail, Trey, Kolby, Riley, Destiny, Keegan, Lathan, Kaleb, and Jason; brothers, Jack Angel of Bartonville and Frank “Jerry” (Betty) Angel of Peoria; sister, Joanne Defreitas and Bob Waugh of Bartonville; one niece; and several nephews.
Joyce had worked as a nurse’s aide for several years and had raised two of her grandchildren.
She loved bingo, going out to eat, and spending time with her family. She loved living at Creekwood.
Services will be at 3:00 PM Saturday, February 8th at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville, with visitation one hour prior.
Father ? will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
To view Joyce’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Nancy A. Kidd

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Nancy A. Kidd

Nancy A. Kidd

Canton – Nancy A. Kidd, 83, of Canton, IL passed away at 12:15 AM Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Graham Hospital, Canton.
She was born February 3, 1931 in Kewanee, IL to Walfred and Elsie (Williams) Hanson. She married Leslie Kidd on December 12, 1965 in Canton. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2009.
Surviving are four sons, Marion (Debbie) Buskirk of Canton, Martin (Peggy) Buskirk of Canton, Mark (Amber) Buskirk of Canton, and John (Tami) Buskirk of State College, PA; one daughter, Robin (Wayne) Erickson of Fairview; three step-sons, Richard (Beverly) Kidd of Marshall, MO, Victor Kidd of Abingdon, and Christopher Kidd of East Peoria; two step-daughters, Marla (Robert) Humes of Tallahassee, FL and Cindy (Doug) Hardesty of Orlando, FL; twelve grandchildren; and nineteen Great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; step-daughter, Kathleen Hull; great-granddaughter; brother, and sister.
Nancy was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary Post #1984.
Visitation will be Monday, February 10th from 9:45 to 10:45 AM at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton, followed by a Graveside service at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton. Rev. Marc Brown will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Mason G. Petty

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Mason G. Petty

Mason G. Petty

Mason G. Petty, 93, of rural Claremont, died on February 4 at the home of his daughter, Donna Moore in rural Cuba. He was born July 22, 1920, in Liberty Center, Indiana, to Rev. Bert M. and Fay (Coquilette) Petty. Mason graduated from Homer High School in 1939. He attended McKendree College and the University of Illinois. During WWII he worked at Curtiss-Wright in St. Louis building airplanes until he moved to the farm north of Claremont, Illinois in 1944.

On December 23, 1944, he married Beulah Fern Baylor in Homer, Illinois. She preceded him in death in 2005.

He is survived by his five children Donna (J.C.) Moore of Cuba, Deborah Petty of Springfield, Rebecca Scott of Fairfield, Jim (Beth) Petty and Gary Petty of Olney. His six grandchildren include Heather (Don) Borst, Jayme (Sarah Lindquist) Moore, Heidi (Eric) Howard, Doug (Melinda) Moore, Ross (Emily Cartmill) Petty, and Brent Petty. He is also survived by six great grandchildren. His sister Ellen Hendrix of Bloomington, Illinois survives, as well as several nieces and a nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his brother Cecil and infant brother James.

Mason farmed in Richland County, worked for AMF and later for the Illinois Department of Transportation. He was active in the Richland County Republican Party for many years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Olney. After retirement Mason and Beulah traveled to 46 of the lower 48 states. He enjoyed sports and played basketball in high school and college. He also loved camping and photography.

Cremation has been accorded. A memorial service will be held at the Fiatt Independent Christian Church in Fiatt, Illinois, on Saturday, February 15 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Jim Menne will officiate.

A Celebration Of Life will be held in Olney later in the spring with burial in Amity Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Camp Carew at Makanda, Illinois.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Patricia A. Siders

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Canton – Patricia A. Siders, 64, of Canton, IL passed away at 6:35 PM Monday, February 3, 2014 at her residence.
She was born February 20, 1949 in Canton to Phillip M. and Beverly (Mayall) Fife.
She married Russell Siders on August 9, 1984 in Springfield, Ohio.
He survives along with daughter, Stacy Siders of Canton; son, Shawn Siders of Canton; four grandchildren, Kaleb, Cortney, Kyle, and Taylor; brothers, Phillip Mark Fife Jr. and Perry Fife both of Canton; and sisters, Peggy Fife of Peoria and Philis Link of Canton.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Patricia was an Optician for 25 years, last working for Dr. Robert Bobell.
She loved her family, especially her grandkids; and liked to make pottery.
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

Mabel C. Krider

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Peoria – Mabel C. Krider, 95, of Peoria, IL passed away at 5:40 AM Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center, Peoria.
She was born April 5, 1918 in Roanoke, IL to Gottlieb and Katie (Paluska) Hasler.
She married Marvin C. Krider on May 29, 1946 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on November 18, 1982 in Trivoli.
Surviving are her son, Richard (Claudette) Krider of West Peoria; daughter, Patricia Krider of Peoria; grandson, Robert Dupes of Woodridge; and great-great granddaughter, Alyssa Knapczyk.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Joseph, Samuel, and Andrew Hasler; sister, Martha Helmuth; and great granddaughter, Carolyn Dupes.
Mabel attended the Trivoli and Hanna City United Methodist Churches. She was a member of the Trivoli UMC “Apple Dumpling Gang”. She assisted at the Hanna City UMC Christmas Cookie Walk; served as an usher at both Churches; and assisted both Churches with craft/bake sales.
She enjoyed Peoria Charter bus trips; visiting family and friends; embroidering beautiful tablecloths, pillowcases, dresser scarves, baby blankets, tea towels, and aprons, which she gifted to family and friends. She was a great “made-from-scratch” baker.
Mabel retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bright Focus Foundation, Alzheimer’s Disease Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive Clarksburg, MD 20871.
There will be no public services.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Shirely Jean Zachman

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Bartonville – Shirley Jean Zachman, 83, of Bartonville, IL passed away at 3:45 PM Sunday, February 2, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
She was born March 22, 1930 in Bartonville to Harry and Opal (Batterton) Goodin. She married Clyde Zachman on October 16, 1949 in Bartonville.
He survives along with their son, David Zachman of Peoria; grandson, Jim (Tammy) Zachman of Marquette Heights; great grandchildren, Drew and Shawn; brother, Don (Sandy) Goodin of Pekin; and sister, Darlene (Richard) Reno of Pekin.
Preceding her in death were her parents; three brothers, Robert, William, and Gerald; and two sisters, Joyce Griffith and Judy Clark.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Services will be Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be Thursday, February 6th from 6 to 8 PM.
Rev. Dave Utt will officiate.
Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be made to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Doris I. Ellis

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Doris I. Ellis

Doris I. Ellis

Canton – Doris I. Ellis, 83, of Canton, IL passed away at 3:33 PM Thursday, January 30, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
She was born May 22, 1930, in Deer Ridge, Missouri to Virgil and Rena (Fiscel) Hawkins.
Her parents and two brothers precede her in death.
Surviving are three children, Linda Jockisch of Cuba, Jerry (Cassie) Carnes of Canton, and Cathy (James Sr.) Manley of St. James, MO; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marge Hawkins of Kewanee.
Doris retired from Maytag with 35 years’ service.
She was an avid bowler and loved gardening, fishing, and animals.
Services will be at 11:00 am Monday, February 3rd at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior.
Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate.
Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery, Banner.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.
To view Doris’ memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Frances B. Farlik

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Canton – Frances B. Farlik, 100, of Canton, IL passed away at 9:35 pm Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Renaissance Care Center, Canton.
She was born December 7, 1913, in Chicago, IL to Charles and Blanch (Ring) Kralik and married Vaclav Farlik on June 28, 1936 in Chicago.
He preceded her in death on October 26, 1994.
Surviving are her son, Dr. James A. (Karen) Farlik of Canton; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her daughter, Rita; two brothers, Robert and George Kralik, and sister, Lillian Kasper.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com