Janet K. Huff Krohe

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Janet Krohe

Janet Krohe

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Janet K. Huff Krohe, 78, of 105 Middle Park Drive Canton passed away at 9:42 pm Friday, June 14, 2013 at her residence. She was born on December 4, 1934 in Pickneyville, IL. to Harold and Evelyn (Ritter) Patterson. Janet first married Frank Huff and later married Tom Krohe. Surviving is 2 sons; Pat Huff and John Huff both of Canton, 3 grandchildren; Kallie Huff Atti, Jesse Huff, and Kody Huff, brother Gene Patterson of San Diego, CA. and sister Glee Ann Schroeder of Albuquerque,NM., and friend Kristal Grady. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Bill. Janet worked at Coleman Clinic as a bookkeeper and also at Fulton County Highway Department. She was of the Methodist faith and was the 1951 Canton Homecoming Queen. Janet loved to follow all the local sports. Services will be 6 pm Wednesday, June 19, at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home where visitation will be from 4-6 pm. The Rev. Rick Atchley will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of ashes will take place at a later date in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Memorials can be made to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Research or local booster clubs. To view Janet’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Evelyn “Judy” Williams

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Evelyn "Judy" Williams

Evelyn "Judy" Williams

Canton – Evelyn “Judy” Williams, 86, of Canton, IL passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at 5:45 pm at Graham Hospital, Canton, IL
She was born September 12, 1926, in Dunfermline, IL to Donald and Evelyn (Snider) MacPhee. Judy married Carrol Williams on October 23, 1943 in Canton. He survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Carol Sue (Alan) Welch of Lewistown and Sally (Paul) Sonneman of Jamestown, OH; four grandchildren, Eric (Christy) Welch, Jenny (Scott) McMahan, Christopher (Tiffany) Sonneman, and Matthew (Tracy) Sonneman; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Kathryn Root of Canton.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, and one sister.
Judy had worked as a telephone operator and retired from Canton Union School District, where she worked in the cafeteria.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Fiatt and volunteered for various organizations.
Judy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She traveled extensively with her husband, loved to cook and read, and loved her dog and companion, Abby.
She will be greatly missed by many.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be a Graveside service on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton. Rev. Jim Menne will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society or Donor’s Choice.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Marie (Dare) Moffitt

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Marie Moffitt

Marie Moffitt

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Marie (Dare) Moffitt, 58, of 21741 E. US 24 Hwy Lewistown, IL. passed away at 4:55 am, June 11, 2013 at her residence. She was born on April 27, 1955 in Canton to William Clyde and Rosie (Davidson) Dare. Marie married David Moffitt on December 1, 1995 in Fulton County. He survives along with 2 brothers; Charles (Terry) Dare and Danny (Helen) Dare both of Canton, 3 nephews; Jeremy (Debbie) Dare, Derek (Elizabeth) Dare, and Michael Moffitt, 2 nieces; Kaitlynn Moffitt, and Hallie Moffitt, 2 great nieces and 1 great nephew. Marie was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Linda. She worked as a housekeeper for many years and was a member of Assemble of God Church in Canton. Services will be 10 am Friday, June 14, at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton where visitation will be Thursday, June 13, from 5-7 pm. The Rev. Barbara Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials can be made to Graham Hospital Hospice. To view Marie’s DVD or make on line condolence you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Glen Roger Quin

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Glen Roger Quin

Glen Roger Quin

Farmington – Glen Roger Quin, 86, of Farmington, IL passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 4:30 am at Farmington Country Manor.
He was born August 21, 1926 in rural Cramer, IL to Earl W. and Nellie (Rogers) Quin and married Dorothy Eileen Rapp on March 20, 1949 in San Jose, IL.
She preceded him in death on May 5, 2004.
Surviving are four children, Kent (Nancy) Quin of Waterloo, IA, Nancy (Jackson) Hilstad of Buffalo, WY, Mary (James) Harker of Belvidere, IL, and Carol (Brian) Parsons of Columbus, GA; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Keith Quin of Farmington.
His parents preceded him in death.
Glen was a lifelong farmer.
He was a member of the Farmington Presbyterian Church, a 50 year member of the Farmington Masonic Lodge #192 and 32nd degree Mason in the Peoria Consistory.
Glen was a lifetime member of the Illinois Farm Bureau and was a 4-H leader for 30 years.
He was a US Army Veteran serving in WWII.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 6th from 5 to 7 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington, with Masonic Rites at 7:00 pm. Services will be at 11:00 am Friday, June 7th at the Farmington Presbyterian Church with a ½ hour prior visitation. Rev. Chris Deacon will officiate.
Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to his church.
To view Glen’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Ruth Ann Look

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Bartonville – Ruth Ann Look, 72, of Bartonville, IL passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 1:15 am at her residence.
She was born September 12, 1940 in Peoria, IL to John and Louise (Stevens) Lane and married Donald Look on September 19, 1958 in Bartonville.
He survives along with three children, Jeff (Liz) Look of Kent, Washington, Carol Ann Look and Pekin and Rick (Janet) Look of Mapleton; three grandchildren; one brother, John (Pam) Lane of Bartonville, one sister, Mary Lou Frederick of Pekin, and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents preceded her in death.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Bartonville Rescue Squad or American Lung Association.
Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Charles Douglas Connor

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Charles Douglas Connor

Charles Douglas Connor

Peoria – Charles Douglas Connor, 92, of Peoria, IL passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Heritage Health Care, Chillicothe, IL.
He was born August 22, 1920 in Julesburg, CO to Charles and Mildred Nancy (Eckberg) Connor. He married Eleanor Irene Lasswell on May 17, 1941 in Palmyra, MO and she died February 23, 2004.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Charles Dean Connor; and his sister, Dorothy M. Jones.
Surviving are two daughters, Pamela (Raymond) Horton of Chillicothe and Joann Jones of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.
Charles worked in the composing room at the Peoria Journal Star.
He was a member of Mossville United Methodist Church and was a USMC veteran, serving in WWII.
Visitation will be Monday, June 3rd from 9:45 to 10:45 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton followed by a graveside service at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton at 11:00 am. Rev. Marc Brown will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans or the Mossville United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Maxyne Doris Ferro

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Canton – Maxyne Doris Ferro, 90, of Canton, IL passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 12:50 am at Prairie City Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Prairie City, IL.
She was born March 5, 1923 in Shambaugh, Iowa to Fred and Millie (Miller) Payne. She first married Harlan Everett Barlow on June 19, 1945 in Canton and he died April 12, 1964. She then married Geno Ferro on July 31, 1969 and he died September 9, 1997. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Sherman Payne of Springfield and Kenneth Payne of Dunfermline; and one sister, Pauline Strout of Canton.
Surviving are two daughters, Lynn Tracey of Ellisville and Cheryl Rogers of Spencer, IN; one son, Fred Barlow of Peoria; five grandchildren, Angie McLaughlin, Cliff Tracey, Tara Hudelson, Victor Tracey, and Brian Tracey; and twelve great-grandchildren.
She had worked at Newberry’s Dime Store in Canton and for Frank Ladda at Chic’s Tavern in Norris.
Maxyne was known by all to be a loving, caring, and generous mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 1st from 12:30 to 1:20 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton followed with a graveside service at 1:30 pm at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton. Pastor Rick Weiss will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Leukemia Society.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Frank Cernich

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Farmington- Frank Cernich, 84, of Farmington, passed away on Friday May 24, 2013 at 9:27 am at Graham Hospital Emergency Room.
He was born on May 6, 1929 in rural Farmington to Zonko and Helen (Radosevich) Cernich.
Frank married Betty Simpson on November 4, 1951 in Canton. She survives.
He is also survived by 3 daughters; Anne (Chuck) Widener of Lewistown, Helen “Babe” (Paul) Untz of Elmwood, and Audrey (Aaron) Reed of Farmington; 9 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, a great-grandchild, and 2 brothers.
He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War, during which time he received a Bronze Star.
Frank started working at the Farmington Locker Plant in 1947; he took over ownership in 1965. He then “retired” in 1991, although he was still cutting meat there at 80 years old.
He was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Farmington, Farmington American Legion Post 140, and a lifetime member of V.F.W Post 1984 in Canton, the N.R.A, and Ducks Unlimited.
Frank was also part of the undefeated 1946 Farmington High School football team that was inducted into the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.
He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, and trap shooting.
Services will be on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at 10 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington. Father Paul Stiene will be officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday May 28 from 4-7 pm.
Burial will take place in Oakridge Cemetery in Farmington following the service.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or Farmington Rescue 1100.
To view Frank’s memorial DVD or to submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Twila J. Ketcham

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Twila J. Ketcham

Twila J. Ketcham

Farmington – Twila J. Ketcham, 67, of Farmington, IL passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 am at Farmington Country Manor. She was born on January 13, 1946 in Brulington, IA to Jesse and Annis (Boyer) Brewer. Twila married Charles G. Ketcham in 1973 and he preceded her in death on October 13, 1988. Her parents also preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons; Craig Ketcham of Peoria, and Patrick Ketcham of Farmington, and two brothers; Melvin Brewer of Elmwood, and Ervin “Ernie” Brewer of Peoria. Twila worked at the IGA in Farmington which became the County Market as a CSA/Book keeper for many years. She was a member of the Farmington Moose Lodge #1571. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a visitation from 6- 8 pm Friday, May 24, at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington. Burial will be at a later date in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Farmington. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be made at www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Audrey Irene Redlingshafer

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Audrey Irene Redlingshafer

Audrey Irene Redlingshafer

Elmwood – Audrey Irene Redlingshafer, 85, of Elmwood, IL passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 9:45 pm at Sunset Manor Care, Canton, IL.
The daughter of William V. and Nellie I. (Shimp) VanPetten, she was born February 13, 1928 in rural Wyoming, IL. She married John H. Redlingshafer on August 25, 1944 in Pekin. He preceded her in death.
Surviving are one son, Mike Redlingshafer of Elmwood; three daughters, Rita Hassall of Rockville, MD, Gayle Berman of Efrat, Israel, and Angela Green of Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one brother, William V. VanPetten of Trivoli.
One great grandchild also preceded her in death.
Audrey was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 9th from 6 to 8pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington.
Cremation rites will follow the visitation.
A Graveside service with burial of ashes will be on Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 am at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington. Rev. Chris Deacon will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Rescue 1100 or First Presbyterian Church of Farmington.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com