Beulah Dominski

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Beulah Dominski

Beulah Dominski

Canton – Beulah Dominski, 95, of Canton, IL passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 at 8:45 pm at Sunset Manor Care, Canton.
She was born November 21, 1916, in Orion Township, the daughter of William and Alice (Albright) Ryno. Beulah married James B. Dominski August 25, 1943 in Rossville, GA. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1975.
Surviving are two nieces, Judith Morse of Canton and Janet Lewin of Palatine; and three nephews, Gary Ryno of Florida, Steve Ryno of Palatine, and Bill Ryno of Appleton, WI.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers; and three sisters.
Beulah was a 1938 graduate of Graham Hospital School of Nursing. She enjoyed a 36 year nursing career having worked at Graham Hospital as well as some private duty nursing.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Canton and the YWCA.
Services will be Monday, March 26th at 10:30 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation from 10 to 10:30 am. Rev. Tim Bauler will officiate. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Noah “Old Blue” Collier

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Noah Collier

Noah Collier

Bartonville, IL- Noah “Old Blue” Collier, 85 of Bartonville, died at 12:43 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington, IL.

He was born February 2, 1927 in Carrollton, AR to Ernest K. and Winnie E. (Burkett) Collier. He married Thelma Horner on October 4, 1948 in Harrison, AR. She survives of Bartonville.

Also surviving are two children, Larry (Trina) Collier of Pella, IA and Janice Collier of Bartonville; two grandchildren, Benjamin Collier of Ft. Collins, CO and Amanda (Brandon) Albritton of Farmerville, LA; three great grandchildren, Tyler, Chance, and Bently Albritton; his special neighborhood friend, Maddie; and his loving dog, Andy.

Noah was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl and Dennis and one sister Tommy Rhea Edwards.

He was a member of UAW Local #974 and worked as a crane operator at Caterpillar, Inc. retiring in 1985 after 30 years of service.

Noah was a WWII Army Veteran and member of American Legion Post #979 in Bartonville.

He was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Edwards.

Noah was an avid CB radio operator, bowler and Chicago Cubs fan.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville. Pastor Andy Decker will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Mount Tabor Cemetery in Ava, MO with graveside services under the direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava.

Memorials are requested to the American Lung Association.

Joe Romack

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Joe Romack

Joe Romack

Bartonville- Phillip Joe Romack, 55, of Bartonville, IL passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.
He was born December 17, 1956 in Peoria to Melvin O. and Catherine (McElravy) Romack.

Surviving are; one son, Jason (Mendy) Romack of Dawson, IL and two grandchildren, Hannah and Noah Romack.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Romack.

Joe graduated from Limestone High School and worked as a laborer removing asbestos from schools and other buildings.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Monday, March 19, 2012 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville with visitation one hour prior. Deacon Louis Tomlianovich will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Mapleton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Tri-City Sports Boosters, 324 W. Charles St., Buffalo, IL 62515.

Rochelle Osborn

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Rochelle Osborn

Rochelle Osborn

West Peoria – Rochelle Osborn, 67, of 2507 Del Court, West Peoria, IL passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5:36 pm in the Methodist Medical Center Emergency Room, Peoria.
She was born October 19, 1944, in Centralia, the daughter of Paul and Mable (Bushong) Halfacre. She married Richard Osborn October 24, 1963 in Morrison. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Richard (Lori) Osborn of Peoria and Brian (Kara) Osborn of Trivoli; two daughters, Barbie (Dempsey) Patton of Peoria and Debbie (Dante) Simone of Streator; one son-in-law, Stephen Trainor of West Peoria; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Cindy) Halfacre of Phoenix, AZ and Stanley (Donna) Halfacre of Dixon; and three sisters, Glenna (Dale) Chandler of Polo, and Mary (Brad) McCardle and DeeDee Bock, both of Dixon.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one daughter, Kathy A. Trainor, who passed away March 2, 2012; and one grandchild, Michael.
Rochelle was a cafeteria supervisor at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria and also worked at PNC in Polo.
She loved her dogs and the internet and was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who always put the needs of others first.
Services will be Sunday, March 18th at 3:00 pm at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville, with an hour prior visitation. Rev. Craig Hislope will officiate. Cremation will follow the services.
Memorials may be made to the family.

Daniel Yurkovich

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Dany Yurkovich

Danny Yurkovich

CANTON- Daniel V. “Danny” Yurkovich, 58, of Canton, IL passed away with his family by his side on Monday, March 12, 2012, at 8:15 a.m. at Graham Hospital.

 He was born April 14, 1953, in Canton, the son of Joseph P. and Eleanor Yurkovich.  Danny married Rebecca Woodall November 25th, 1977. She survives.

 Also surviving are his mother, Eleanor of St. David; two sons Shawn (Sharla) Yurkovich of Arcola, IL, Todd Yurkovich of Fiatt, IL; one granddaughter, Shyla Yurkovich; one brother Rodney (Kathy) Yurkovich of St. David; one sister Kim (Randy) Motsinger of St. David. 

 Preceding him in death was his father.

 Danny worked for Caterpillar for 31 years, retiring in 2004. Following retirement, he worked for Aramark at Canton Junior High, last working August 23, 2011.

 Danny involved his family and friends in every passionate hobby he loved; the hobbies held dearly to him were being an avid hunter, playing his bass guitar, listening and dancing to polka music, 4-wheeling, and being in the woods with his chainsaw.   

 As he would wish, we want you to remember Danny’s passion for music and his very successful band journey which included performing with Burlington Avenue and any other band who crossed his path.

 Danny always carried one great trait with him – a smile.  His smile and heart will never be forgotten by the many lives he touched and he never knew a stranger.

 A celebration of his life will be held 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Big Creek Park- North Pavilion in Canton.    Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home has assisted the family with cremation.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Rifle Association.

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Stephen J. Davis

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Stephen J. Davis

Stephen J. Davis

Canton – Stephen J. Davis, 63, of Canton, IL passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm at his residence.

He was born November 4, 1948, in Macomb, IL, the son of Irvin J. and Ethel (Knous) Davis.

Surviving are his parents of Canton; three sons, Benjamin K. (Amber Clendenny) Davis of Canton, Conrad G. Davis of Palatine, and Frank I. (Alicia L. Robbins) Davis of Peoria; one grandson, Jaxon J. Davis; one brother, Jeff Davis of Canton; and one sister, Sherrie (Pete McClung) Smith of Chillicothe.

Steve worked for the United States Postal Service in Canton for over 30 years, retiring in 2004.

He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam era.

He enjoyed 60’s and 70’s era muscle cars and WWII nostalgic aircraft.  He passed on to his son’s his love for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bears.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 31st from 2 to 4 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton.  Immediately following there will be a Celebration of His Life at Brew N Cue in Canton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stephen Davis memorial fund c/o Mid America National Bank, Canton.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Lucille Irene Walton

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Lucille Walton

Lucille Walton

Canton – Lucille Irene Walton, 84, of 910 West Locust St. Canton, IL passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 12:50 pm at her daughter’s home in Creve Coeur.

She was born January 3, 1928, in Cuba, IL, the daughter of Roy and Bessie (Bankes) Gilmore.  She married Vern M. Walton February 7, 1946 in Canton.  He preceded her in death on October 29, 1985.

Surviving is one daughter, Alta Leigh (Chuck) Strother of Creve Coeur; three grandchildren, Jodi, Kimberly, and Chucky; seven great grandchildren, Danielle, Justin, Bryce, Amber, Jonathan, Brittany, and Josh; five great great grandchildren, Savanah, Mekenzie, Damian, Aidyn, and Laila; one brother, Leon (Debbie) Gilmore of Macomb; two sisters, Zelma (Jerry) Rosich of Canton and Dorothy Blakely of Pinckneyville; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Lucille had worked at FCRC (Fulton County Rehabilitation Center) for 34 years, retiring in 2008.

She was a member of Canton Moose Lodge.  She loved working in her yard, tending flowers, fishing, and mushrooming.  She loved those who touched her life while working at FCRC.  Lucille enjoyed her annual trips to Florida with her daughter, Alta Leigh.

Services will be Thursday, March 15th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior.  Rev. Bob Hobdy will officiate.  Burial will follow in Cuba Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to FCRC.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

E. Jeanne Shake

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E. Jeanne Shake

E. Jeanne Shake

Canton – E. Jeanne Shake, 89, of 160 E. Walnut St. Canton, IL passed away Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 8:45 am at Graham Hospital, Canton.

She was born January 2, 1923, in Kingston Mines, IL, the daughter of Lemuel and Mollie (Tharp) Bitner.  Jeanne married Otis Robert Shake May 25, 1946 in Glasford.  He preceded her in death on September 7, 1983.

Surviving are three children, Carol S. Hill of Novi, MI, Cheryl L. Riekena of Schoolcraft, MI, and Steve L. (JoCena) Shake of Glasford; eight grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.

Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Lemuel.

Jeanne had worked for Lutheran Service in Home Health.

She was a member of White Chapel United Methodist Church, Glasford and the United Methodist Women.

Services will be Wednesday, March 14th at 2:00 pm at White Chapel United Methodist Church, Glasford with an hour prior visitation.  Rev. Jim Reed will officiate.  Burial will follow in Lancaster Cemetery, Glasford.

Memorials may be made to her church.

Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

 

Pamela Jean Ashley Neely

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Pam Neely

Pam Neely

Canton – Pamela Jean Ashley Neely, 56, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Canton, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Tucson.

She was born June 8, 1955, in Canton, the daughter of Charles “Bud” and Donna (VanLiew) Ashley.

Pam married Dave Neely July 4, 2004 in Lake Tahoe. 

Surviving are her loving and devoted husband, Dave; four sisters, Lynn (Michael) Kozubal of Tucson, AZ, Deborah (John) Bates of Canton, Patrice (David) Edgar of Troy, and Beth Ashley of Tucson, AZ; two brothers, Tom (LuAnn) Ashley of Canton and Donald (Marty) Ashley of Tucson; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding her in death were her parents, two sisters, Milissa Ashley and Cheryl Hilton; and one brother, Mitch Ashley.

Pam graduated from Canton High School in 1972 and Spoon River College in 1974, with a degree in nursing.  She practiced nursing for many years.  After retirement, she enjoyed doing volunteer work at the VA Hospital in Tucson.

Funeral Services will be in Tucson, AZ.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Barbara Awl

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Canton – Barbara J. Awl, 81, of 10 Douglas Ct Canton, IL passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 12:08 am at Heartland Health Care, Canton.

She was born March 20, 1930, in Canton, the daughter of Leon and Luella (Kruger) Drow.  She married William R. Awl on August 5, 1951 in Canton.  He survives.

Also surviving is one sister, Murielle Van Beuning of East Peoria.

Preceding her in death were her parents, a son, Jonathan Awl; one brother; and one sister.

Barbara was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Canton.

There will be a Graveside Service, with burial of ashes, on Tuesday, March 13th at 11:00am at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.  Rev. Maureen Stein will officiate.

The family will receive friends at her church for a luncheon following the graveside service.

Memorials may be made to the Jonathan Awl Memorial @ Trinity Lutheran Church, Canton.

Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com