Patricia “Pat” B. Bowen

Hanna City- Patricia “Pat” B. Bowen, 92, formerly of Farmington, passed away on June 17, 2015 at her home on Runkle St., Hanna City, IL. She was born May 12, 1923 in Quincy, IL to Archibald J. G. and Olga F. (Fischbacher) Zumsteg. She married Harold “Tuffy” Bowen on October 19, 1946 in Quincy, IL. He survives along with their children, Patti (Jim) Reiland of Montgomery, IL, Jim (Barbara) Bowen and Susie (Dennis) Riekena of Hanna City, IL. Pat has six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, a sister Louise and brothers Archie and Richard Zumsteg. Pat graduated from Quincy High School and attended Western Illinois University. She was a cartographer for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers during WWII. There will be a Mass at St Matthew’s Catholic Church in Farmington, IL on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at noon. There will be a visitation before Mass Saturday morning from 10:30-11:45 at the church. Burial will be private at the Resurrection Mausoleum, Peoria, IL. Memorials may be given to St Matthew’s Catholic Church in Farmington, IL or Graham Hospital Hospice, 210 W Walnut St., Canton, IL, 61520.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.
To send online condolences to the family you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Malinda C. Barnhart

Malinda Barnhart

Malinda Barnhart

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Malinda C. Barnhart, 76, of Bartonville passed away at 4:18 pm Friday, June 12, 2015 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria. She was born on March 3, 1939 in Pekin to Robert E. and Mary F. (Wilson) Leitner. Malinda married Frank D. Barnhart on March 24, 1957 in Peoria. He survives along with 3 sons; Frank R. (Kathy) Barnhart of Manito, Keith E. Barnhart of Springfield, and Duane A. Barnhart of Forrest City, step mother Shirley Leitner of Peoria, 2 granddaughters; AnnMarie N. (Shawn) Jones, and Morgan L. Barnhart, a great granddaughter Finley R. Jones, 4 brothers; Charles Leitner of Arizona, Robert Leitner of North Dakota, Greg Leitner and Michael Leitner both of Peoria, 2 sisters; Debbie (Richard) Ledbetter of Woodhull, and Karen Leitner of Peoria, and a special thank you to Aunt Janet Stein.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.
Malinda was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Peoria where services will be on Wednesday, June 17 at 11 am. Father Terry Cassidy will officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to services at the church. Burial will follow in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville is in charge of arrangements. To make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Richard “Dick” A. Bull

Liverpool – Richard “Dick” A. Bull, 78, of Liverpool passed away at 4:19 PM Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Mason District Hospital, Havana.

He was born June 22, 1936 in Liverpool to Everett and Dolores (Fouts) Bull.

Dick married Marilyn Metzger on June 10, 1956 at St. Peters Episcopal Church in Canton.

She survives along with two children, Denise (Terry) Postin of Canton and Rick (Darci) Bull of Liverpool; two grandchildren, Ryan (Emily) Bull and Rachel Bull both of Liverpool; two sisters, Patricia Mason of Canton and Kathryn Tarter of Lewistown; and his beloved dog, Shay.

His parents preceded him in death.

Dick was a lifetime farmer.

He was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in rural Lewistown. He was a Prichard-Clark School board member, Spoon River FS board member, trustee of Buckheart Fire District, and Commissioner of West Liverpool Drainage District. He was also a member of the American Angus Association, Illinois Corn Growers, and Fulton County Farm Bureau.

He had his pilot’s license and loved to fly. He also loved duck hunting, raising and showing cattle, and following all of his grandchildren’s activities.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Friday, June 12th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 13th at the Covenant Community Church in Canton with Rev. Jason Phillips officiating.

Burial will follow in Salem-Wilcoxen Cemetery, rural Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to Buckheart Fire District and Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.

To view Dick’s memorial tribute and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Leatha Fay Smith

Leatha Fay Smith

Leatha Fay Smith

Breeds – Leatha Fay Smith, 89, of Breeds, IL passed away at 12:33 AM Monday, June 8, 2015 at Graham Hospital Extended Care, Canton.
She was born November 10, 1925 in Banner, IL to Clifford and Ida (Rilea) Oldham.
Leatha married George E. “Gene” Smith on January 17, 1944. He died April 10, 2015.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Harold E. Smith; a stillborn daughter; three brothers, Delmar, Dale, and Donnie Oldham; and two sisters, Lena Williams and Ellen Hutton.
Surviving are her son, Gary A. (Evelyn) Smith of Canton; daughter, Bonnie (Thomas) Lefler of Cuba; daughter-in-law, Sharon Smith of Canton; grandson, Harold A. (Michele) Smith; five granddaughters, Tina (John) Pasley, Kim (Robbie) Bull, Tammy (Jim) Kem, Candy (Craig) Harkless, and Peggy (Jim) Lewis; fourteen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; and one sister, Roma (Mick) Painter of Liverpool.
Leatha loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, June 11th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday, June 10th.
Rev. Brian Ebert will officiate.
Burial will be in Orendorff-Breeds Cemetery, rural Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Bryant Christian Church or Long Term Activity Fund at Graham Hospital.
To view Leatha’s memorial tribute and send online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Helen Ailene Cross

Helen Ailene Cross

Helen Ailene Cross

Trivoli – Helen Ailene Cross, 77, of Trivoli, IL passed away after a long illness, on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10:58 PM at Farmington Country Manor.
She was born March 30, 1938 in Cobden, IL to Olice and Shirley (Howard) Irvin.
Helen married Wayne Cross on March 28, 1958 in Bonnie, IL.
He survives along with three children, Debra (Mike) Harms of Yates City, Jeff (Sandi) Cross of Peoria, and Roger (Tina) Cross of Normal; seven grandchildren, Kyle, Kayla, Brianna, Jordan, Trevor, Connor, and Morgan; two great-grandchildren, Tenley and Sophie; one brother, Kenneth Irvin of Carterville; and several cousins.
Preceding her in death were her parents and one brother.
Helen worked at Bel-Wood Nursing Home, retiring as the activity director in 1996, after 25 years service.
She was also a wonderful homemaker, seamstress, and cook.
She loved her family.
She was a member of the Douglas United Methodist Church.
Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, June 11th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington where visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm on Wednesday, June 10th.
Pastor Krey Leesman and Pastor Dan Doty will officiate.
Burial will be in Trivoli Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Midwest Affiliate or Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District.
To view Helen’s memorial tribute and send online condolences to the family, please go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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John Hrvatin

John Hrvatin

John Hrvatin

West Peoria – John Hrvatin, 98, of West Peoria passed away peacefully at 11:25 PM Sunday, June 7, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

He was born July 27, 1916 in Brereton, IL to Frank and Mary (Fatur) Hrvatin.

He graduated from Farmington High School, worked various jobs, and accepted a job with Caterpillar Tractor Company. He completed his Apprenticeship of the Foundrymen’s Trade on November 1, 1939.

John married Albina Ann Eskra on August 2, 1941 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Peoria.

They were married for nearly 72 years and were blessed with two children.

His wife, Ann, preceded him in death on July 21, 2013.

John enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until the end of the war. Following his service, John returned to Caterpillar and retired in 1972 as a Superintendent at the Mapleton Foundry.

Surviving are two children, Joanne (David) Dowell of West Peoria and Jack Hrvatin of Evansville, IN; five grandchildren, Erika (Jim Morrison) Dowell, Ingrid (Brian) Peelle, Olivia (Travis) Prewett, Casey Hrvatin, and Drew Hrvatin; and three great-grandchildren, Johnathan, Calvin, and Sylvia.

Also preceding him in death were his parents, a granddaughter Holly, and his brother Frank.

John was a “Fix Anything” type of guy with a project going at all times.  John and his neighbor, Lee Schindler, repaired furniture for St. Anthony’s garage sales.  He was an avid golfer and prior winner of the Peoria Senior Open in 1984. John enjoyed being “Right” and if you wanted to see him smile let him attend any and all of the grand/great grandchildren’s activities. He was an active member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Bartonville from its founding and the oldest parishioner until his death.

There will be a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM Saturday, June 20th at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Bartonville where visitation will be from 9 to 11 AM.

Father David Heinz will be the celebrant.

Interment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Courtyard Estates where he lived for almost two years and Heddington Oaks where he lived briefly.

 

Memorials may be made to St. Anthony’s Catholic Church or the Alpha Park Library.

Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of arrangements.

To view John’s memorial tribute and submit online condolences to the family, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

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Evelyn B. Knight

Evelyn B. Knight

Evelyn B. Knight

Hanna City – Evelyn B. Knight, 95, of Hanna City, formerly of Farmington, passed away at 6:19 PM Wednesday June 3, 2015 at Kountry View Retirement Home in Hanna City.
She was born January 3, 1920 in Middle Grove, IL to William and Viola (Powell) Chadwick. Evelyn married Daniel N. Knight on September 8, 1940 in Freemont, IA and he died September 30, 1987.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Sandra Moore; and brother, Kenneth E. Brown.
;Surviving are her daughter, Mary (Larry) Ulm of Farmington; four grandchildren, Tracy (Wes) Smith of Wilmington, Jason (Gina) Ulm of Deer Park, TX, Jay (Steffanie) Ulm of Farmington, and Christopher Moore of Port Orchard, WA; seven great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Evelyn worked at Foster Drug Store in Princeville.
She was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed reading.
Services will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 9th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior.
Rev. Jessica Baldyga will officiate.
Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington United Methodist Church or Middle Grove Homecoming Association.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Doris J. Siebel

Doris Siebel

Doris Siebel

Bellevue – Doris J. Siebel, 85, of Bellevue, IL passed away at 8:25 AM Monday, May 25, 2015 at Heddington Oaks, Peoria.

She was born October 8, 1929 in Canton, MO to Perry and Lucille (Chambers) Lillard.

Doris married John E. Siebel Jr. on February 18, 1950 in Peoria. He died December 27, 1977.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, step-father, Arnold Meyer; 2 brothers, William and Don Meyer; and her special uncle, Joe Lillard.

Surviving are 2 children, David (June) Siebel Sr. of Bellevue and Lisa (Roger) Bauer of Bartonville; 5 grandchildren, Holly Bauer, Michael Spani, David Siebel Jr., Brandon Bauer, and Jonathan Siebel; 1 great grandson, Kolton Ramer; 3 brothers, Larry (Janet) Meyer, Gary (Sandi) Meyer, and Ken (Shirley) Meyer; a special niece, Debra Taylor; and her faithful friend, Gizmo.

Doris was a clerk at the Peoria County Circuit Clerks Office, retiring October 8, 1996.

She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church in Peoria.

She enjoyed gardening, boating, sewing, painting, spending time with her family, and playing cards with her grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 1st at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Sunday, May 31st.

Rev. Craig Hislope will officiate.

Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery, Peoria.

Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice or American Red Cross.

To view Doris’ memorial DVD and submit online condolences to the family, please go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Shirley A. Strode

Shirley A. Strode

Shirley A. Strode

Canton- Shirley A. Strode, 79, of Canton, passed away at 10:50 am Sunday, May 24 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born on May 3, 1936 in Canton to Fred A. and Anna Laura (Moore) Somers. Shirley married Dick Strode on July 3, 1955 in Canton. He preceded her in death on January 5, 1998. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one great grandson Cohen Stremmel. Surviving are 4 children; Gregory G. Strode, Jeffrey J. (Tina) Strode, Laura L. (Todd) Harris, and Scott S. (Heather) Strode all of Canton, 10 grandkids; Ketra B. (Aaron) Stremmel, Andrew J. (Camille) Strode, Joel T. (Natalie) Strode, Jared S. (Crystal) Strode, Alissa A. (Andrew) Christman, Bethany B. Strode, Maggie A. Harris, Drake S. Strode, Samantha R. Strode, and Rebecca A. Strode, 8 great grandkids; Aiden Stremmel, Lilith Strode, Devota Strode, Parker Strode, Jackson Strode, Maxwell Christman, Grayson Christman, Thoran Christman, 2 sisters; Peggy (Russ) Frank of Irvine, CA, and Judith (Boots) Cully of Athens, IL, and a brother in law Ted (Martha) Strode of Canton.

Shirley was a 1954 Canton High School Graduate, loved to read, wrote encouraging and inspirational cards, letters, and notes. Was a caretaker for many family members, did genealogy, enjoyed lunch with friends, and was a sports fan of the Cubs, Cardinals, and Canton High School. She worked as a secretary at WIU, King’s Auto Electric, and Lawrence McMunn Law Office. Shirley was a member of Shield’s Chapel United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and Bible School. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and great grandmother.

Services will be 11 am Thursday, May 28 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton with Rev. Rick Atchley officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Memorials can be made to Channel 47 or the Parlin Ingersoll Library. To view Shirley’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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James P. Nichols Sr.

Canton – James P. Nichols Sr., 83, of Canton passed away at 9:13 am Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Renaissance Care Center, Canton.

He was born October 10, 1931, in Farmington, IL to James H. and Matilda (Brohn) Nichols. He first married Sherry Nebergall and then Alice Jones. He married Mary Jean (Lowder) Waddell on July 10, 2003 in Virginia, IL. She survives.

Also surviving are 3 children, Diane (Mike) Davis and Chuck (Teresa) Nichols both of Florida, and Kelly Everett of Tennessee; one adopted daughter, Chris Dilts; five step-children, Tammy, Karen, Vicki (Mike) Ward, Robyn (Skip) Berto, Lisa, and Debora (Robert) Bown; numerous grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one brother, David (Pat) Nichols of Canton; and his favorite dog, Izzi.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Jimmy and Eddy Nichols; one step-daughter, Donna Jean (Pollitt) Vance; 3 brothers, Doug, Walter, and Phillip; and two sisters, Jackie and Rosemary.

James retired from the Duck Creek Power Plant and was a member of I.U.O.E. Local #649. He then worked for the Canton Park District.

He attended Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton.

James enjoyed bowling, fishing, and was an avid Cubs fan.

He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, May 28th at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Wednesday, May 27th.

Rev. K. Bruce Rushing will officiate.

Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

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