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Patricia L. Kling, 75, of 35385 N. Fennessy Middle Grove, IL. passed away Friday, October 7, 2011 at the Farmington Country Manor in Farmington. Patricia was born on July 23, 1936 in Pekin, IL. to Edward and Helen Chitwood Gardner. She married Charles Kling on May 28, 1955 in Canton, IL. He preceded her in death on May 6, 2008. Surviving is 1 son James Kling of Middle Grove.
There will be no services. Cremation rites have been accorded. Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Pekin – Janet E. Potter, 59, of Pekin, IL passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at Proctor Hospital, Peoria, IL.
Janet was born July 21, 1952, in Cheyenne, WY, the daughter of Donald and Phyllis (Krantz) Boomgarden. She married Charles A. Potter on February 19, 1977 in East Peoria. He survives.
Also surviving are her parents of East Peoria; one son, Shane Potter of Pekin; two sisters, Kathy (Dennis) Richardson of Edinburg and Sandra “Sam” (Jeff) Camp of Peoria; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Janet worked on the assembly line at Caterpillar in Mossville building DD where she retired July 31, 2011 after 38 years service.
She loved crafting, cross-stitching and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan.
Services will be Monday, October 3rd at 10:30 am at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be on Sunday, Oct. 2nd from 2 to 4 pm. Rev. Charles Wilcox will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery,Pekin.
Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Canton – Blee Jenkins, 90, of Canton, IL passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 2:30 pm at Sunset Manor Care, Canton.
He was born July 6, 1921, in Dunfermline, IL the son of Harry and Elizabeth (Peart) Jenkins. He married Mildred J. Murphy on January 31, 1942 in Kahoka, MO. She preceded him in death on January 1, 2003.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Roy Jenkins; one brother, Harry W. Jenkins; and two half sisters, Anna Moore and Alpha Richardson.
Surviving are two children, Pat (David) Nichols and Clarence (Barb) Jenkins both of Canton; eight grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.
He was a semi truck driver and member of the Teamsters Union and Loyal Order of the Moose.
Blee was a World War II Army veteran and was a Purple Heart recipient.
Services will be Friday, September 30th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Mike Henson will officiate. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Passage’s Hospice.
Canton – George W. Price, 70, of 20002 US Hwy 24 Canton, IL passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 12:35 pm in the Graham Hospital Emergency Room, Canton.
He was born November 14, 1940, in Peoria, IL, the son of Ralph and Alice (Farwell) Price.
Surviving are three daughters, Caprice (Eric) Sweatt of Canton, Tracy (Brian) Martinez of Colorado Springs, CO, and Cassie (Jerry) Carnes of Wee-Ma-Tuk; two sons, Rodney Price of Missouri and Ralph Price of Florida; eleven grandchildren; one great grandson; three brothers, Kimball and Kevin Price both of Florida and Carl Simon of Canton; and two sisters, Linda Derry of Astoria and Stella Gay Price of Florida.
Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers, and one sister.
George worked for International Harvester/Navistar for 33 years retiring in 1998 as a machine operator.
He was a member of the UAW Local 98. He loved the outdoors including hunting, fishing, and gardening and will be remembered by his family and friends for his great love of nature.
Services will be Monday, September 26th at 1:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Sunday, September 25th from 2 to 4 pm. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery, Banner.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Hanna City – Robert “Bob” A. Hanamean, 84, of 1221 N. Green Gold Rd. Hanna City, IL passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 5:14 pm at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
He was born May 17, 1927, in Homewood, IL, the son of Andrew and Cecil (Welsh) Hanamean.
He married Dorothy Walters on June 27, 1953 in Peoria and she preceded him in death on June 12, 1997.
Surviving are the love of his life for the last twelve years, Frances Stewart of Hanna City; five children, Judy (Kenny) Franken and Randall Floyd both of East Peoria, Lisa Stewart of Lafayette, IN, Angela Allen of Farmington, and Marjorie Stewart of Elmwood; fourteen grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Marte Hanamean, who died November 18, 1995; one granddaughter; and one sister.
Bob retired from Keystone Wire & Steel, where he worked as a Shipping Supervisor, after 30 years service.
He was a US Navy veteran serving during WWII.
Services will be Saturday, September 24th at 12 noon at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation two hours prior. Rev. Bob Martin will officiate. Burial will follow in North Limestone Cemetery, rural Hanna City.
Memorials may be made to the Hanna City Fire & Rescue Squad.
Farmington – Beverly Ann Harned, 48, of 29 ½ E. Fort St. Farmington, IL passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 5:23 pm at her residence.
She was born January 17, 1963, in Oakland, CA, to Calvin and Lenora (Shafer) Ham.
She married Thaddeus Harned and he preceded her in death in 1991.
Surviving are one daughter, Ashley Harned of Canton; her mother of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, Alyia, Nicholas, and Talyan; one brother, Dale Ham of Greer, SC; and one sister, Carol Aldridge of Indianapolis.
Also preceding her in death was her father.
Services will be Thursday, September 22nd at 3:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Tom Wright will officiate.
Cremation rites will follow the service.
Memorials may be made to the family
He was born July 22, 1932 at the family home in Bushnell, IL to Hobart R. and Gladys Marie (Black) Keime. He married Donna Keefauver September 30, 1951 in Cuba, IL. She survives of Canton.
Also surviving are his son, Robert L. Keime of Wee Ma Tuk; his daughter, Rebecca J. Keime of Wichita, KS; 5 grandchildren, Matthew Keime, Ellen (Matt) Fulton, Christa (Jeff) Taylor, Eric Soule and Ryan Keime; 3 great grandchildren, Amelia Fulton, Cash Fulton, Elaina Taylor; his brother-in-law, Gary (Ann) Keefauver of Fiatt; his niece, Andrea (Brad) Hart of Cuba; his nephew, Timothy (Susan) Keefauver of California; and two great nieces, Cassie and Caitlyn Hart.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 niece and 1 nephew.
Bob was a farmer and past partner of Keefauver Grain, Canton Enterprise and Canton Printing.
He was a member Wesley United Methodist Church, where he was a Past member of the Administration Board and Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He was also a past volunteer for Graham Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton. Burial will be in Fiatt Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton.
Canton – Alice Marie Fawcett, 72, of 232 W. Chestnut St. Canton, IL passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 11:15 am at her residence.
She was born October 3, 1938, in Canton, the daughter of Paul Lewis and Helen E. (Rohrer) Bonney.
Surviving are one son, Gary Fawcett of Littleton,Colorado and three grandchildren.
She had worked as a waitress for many years at the old Prairie Trails restaurant and liked country music and soap operas.
Graveside services will be Friday, Sept. 30th at 1:30 pm at Coal Creek Dunkard Cemetery, rural Fairview. There will be no visitation.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Peoria – Charles Darwin Workman, 84, of 3218 W. Latrobe Peoria, IL passed away Monday, September 12, 2011 at 8:10 pm at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
He was born February 21, 1927, in Peoria, the son of Charles Francis and Katherine T. (Davis) Workman. He married Mary A. Foote on November 11, 1947 in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Deborah (John) Millman of Roodhouse, Penny (James) Fierce of Peoria, and Charlene Tribble of Peoria; and one son, Charles Workman of Peoria.
Preceding him in death were his parents and two sons, Terry and Elmer.
Charles was a construction laborer working for Frank Heinz.
He was a lifetime member of the VFW on W. Garden and DAV on Adams St.
He was a US Army veteran serving from Nov. 29, 1945 to Mar. 10, 1947.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville is in charge of local arrangements.
Visitation for Sean Browning will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, September 19, 2011 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Sean Browning Memorial Fund.