Ann E. Lapsley

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Farmington – Ann E. Lapsley, 93, of Farmington, IL passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm at Farmington Country Manor, Farmington.
She was born September 3, 1919, in Manchester, England to James C. and Alice (Cammis) Evans. She married David P. Lapsley on February 1940 and he preceded her in death on October 18, 1953.
Surviving are two daughters, Joanetta K. (Gene Sr.) Scapecchi of Farmington and Patricia (Terry) Sewell of Peoria; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; four sisters; and three brothers.
She worked in sorting and packaging at Foster & Gallagher Warehouse.
Ann was of the Methodist faith.
Services will be Thursday, August 22nd at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Rick Atchley will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Rescue Squad, Farmington Country Manor, or Harbor Lights Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

P. Juanita Hartzog

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Farmington- P. Juanita Hartzog, 83, of Farmington, IL, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013 at 1:37 PM at Farmington Country Manor.
Juanita was born on May 2, 1930 in Farmington, the daughter of James and Emma May (Hanley) Bollinger. She was the 15th of 16 children.
Surviving are two children, Leonard (Winafred) Hartzog and Linda (Paul) Overcash, both of Farmington; eight grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert (Charlene) Bollinger of Farmington; and two sisters, Edna Colvin and Eileen Wilcoxen, both of Farmington.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Everett Hartzog; seven brothers; and 5 sisters.
Juanita was of the Baptist faith. She served most of her life as a housekeeper for many Farmington families, at the nursing home, and at the Bank of Farmington.
She enjoyed spending time with and taking care of her family, preparing meals, playing games, and being involved in any and all family functions. She would often be seen riding her bicycle around town, smiling and waving at everyone who drove by. She was affectionately referred to as “Granny” by many people, whether it was family or friends.
Services for Juanita will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington. Visitation will be on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Farmington.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Country Manor.
To view Juanita’s memorial DVD or send online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Ellen Nora Deppermann

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Ellen Nora Deppermann

Ellen Nora Deppermann

Trivoli – Ellen Nora Deppermann, 87, of Trivoli, IL passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 2:48 am at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
She was born April 4, 1926, in Hanna City, IL the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Grafelman) Fitzgerald. Ellen married Don E. Deppermann on April 10, 1946 in Bartonville and he preceded her in death on June 7, 2003.
Surviving are two children, Ron (Dana) Deppermann of Hanna City and Marilyn (Morey) Denney of Canton; ten grandchildren, Julie, Angie, Jacob, Brad, Keith, Lee, Lucas, Nathan, Caleb, and Isabella; seven great-grandchildren, Lukas, Karlee, Emma, Easton, Lucy, Don “Henry” and Oliver; and her caregiver, Connie Deppermann.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, one grandson, Kirk Denney, and one brother, Lester Fitzgerald.
Ellen attended White Chapel United Methodist Church.
Ellen loved spending time with her family and reading.
Services will be Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington where visitation will be on Thursday, August 15th from 6 to 8 pm. Pastor James Reed will officiate. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery, Glasford, IL.
Memorials may be made to Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District, Easter Seals, or White Chapel UME Church.
To view Ellen’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Virginia Boyer

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Viginia Boyer

Viginia Boyer

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Virginia Boyer, 97, of Trivoli passed away at 6:45 am, Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington. She was born on October 4, 1915 in Elmwood Township to Glenn I. and Delphia D. (Forquer) Baggs. Virginia married Charles Elmer Boyer on February 28, 1937 in Glasford, IL. He preceded her in death on December 23, 2009. Also preceding her were her parents, 1 brother, 2 sisters, and 1 granddaughter. Surviving are 4 children; Larry (Louise) Boyer of Elmwood, Roger Boyer of Fort Myers, FL, Ronald (Donna) Boyer of Trivoli, and LuAnn Kuderka (Todd Tedder) of Dallas, TX, 10 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 7 step great-grandchildren.
Virginia was a 1933 graduate of Farmington High School and a member of Trivoli United Methodist Church. She was a long time member of Mary and Martha’s, and part of the Apple Dumpling Gang. Virginia was a homemaker, quilter, and was known throughout the area for her cookie baking. She volunteered for many years as a Gray Lady for American Red Cross
Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 14 at the Trivoli United Methodist Church, with Rev. Bob DeBolt officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Tuesday, August 13, at the church. Burial will be in Texas Cemetery in rural Trivoli. Memorial’s can be made to Logan-Trivoli Fire Department or St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate. Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington is in charge of arrangements. To view Virginia’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Zelma Wagner

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Zelma Wagner

Zelma Wagner

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Zelma Wagner, 85, of Farmington, IL. passed away at 2:40 pm Friday, August 9, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center in Canton. Zelma was born July 3, 1928 in Peoria to Elmer and Lucille (Rich) Foose. She married Charles Wagner on January 29, 1952 and he preceded her in death on June 11, 1984. Also preceding her were her parents, an infant son, and a brother Ralph Foose. Surviving is a son, Dennis Wagner of Canton, 2 grandchildren; Laura Clark of Normal, and Kyle (Jenny) Wagner of Canton, 3 great grandchildren; Dylan and Piper Clark of Normal, and Morgan Wagner of Canton.
Zelma graduated from Yates City High School In 1946. She was a member of the Home Economics Association and the Farmington Presbyterian Church.
Zelma dedicated her life to her family and was a true farmer. She was very active in all of the farm work such as mowing, gardening, and until recent years, driving the grain trucks. She was a great cook and made lunch every day for family and those who worked at the farm. She will be missed by many.
Services will 11 AM, Wednesday, August 14 at the Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington with the Rev. Chris Deacon officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, Tuesday, August 13 at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Farmington. Memorial can be made to the American Cancer Society. To view Zelma’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Mildred A. Dozard

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Mildred A. Dozard

Mildred A. Dozard

Farmington –Farmington – Mildred Anne Dozard, 75, of Farmington, IL passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 7:36 pm at Graham Hospital, Canton, IL.
She was born November 2, 1937, in Farmington to Thomas Walton and Mildred Clair (Nappin) Rogers. Mildred first married Donal Vaughn in 1955 and he preceded her in death on February 7, 1961. She then married Andrew Edward Dozard on July 30, 1962 in Lewistown and he preceded her in death on July 9, 1996.
Surviving are two daughters, Barb Dozard of Farmington and Lisa (Gearl) Richardson of Banner; step-daughter, Linda Paul of Peoria; step-son, Dan (Gail) Dozard of Peoria Heights; four grandchildren, Joshua (Shaunna) and Jacob Richardson, Rhiannon Perry, and Cole Ballard; two great-grandsons; four step-grandsons; Dan Dozard, Dustin Dozard, Tom Paul, Mike Paul, seven step-granddaughters; Andrea Dozard, Danielle Dozard, Angela McGrew, Rita Fox, Rigina Cummings, Robin Raineri, Christy Delaware, several step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Samuel (Norma) Rogers of Canton; and one sister, Dorothy Reay of East Peoria.
Also preceding Mildred in death were her parents, one step-son, James Edward Dozard; one step-grandson, Anthony Paul; one step-granddaughter, Rhonda Kopsik; three brothers, Eugene, Thomas, and Walton Rogers; and one sister, Pauline Dozard.
She was a 1955 Farmington High School graduate.
Mildred was a former member of Farmington Women of the Moose and former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Peoria Motorcycle Club. She enjoyed her family, bowling, and playing cards.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, August 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington. Visitation will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Clayberg Nursing Home, Cuba, IL.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Dorothy Ann Melville

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Dorothy Ann Melville

Dorothy Ann Melville

Farmington – Dorothy Ann Melville, 77, of Farmington, IL passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:56 pm at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
She was born March 9, 1936 in Potosi, MO to Adolph and Eunice (Francis) Dunn. Dorothy Ann married Philip Melville on December 11, 1954 in Elmwood.
She is survived by Philip; children, Gregory (Ines) Melville of Berlin, Germany and Gwyn (David) Schramm of Moville, IA; grandchildren, Jennifer Melville, Michael Schramm, Jared Schramm and Drew Schramm; brothers, James Dunn of Tacoma, WA and Terry Dunn of Galesburg; sisters, Doris Fatheree of Naples, FL and Joyce Dykes of Ohio; nieces and nephews. Her parents, two brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.
Dorothy Ann was valedictorian of her high school class and a D.A.R. award recipient. She actively worked with her husband on the farm and was a volunteer for many organizations and events.
Services will be held at the Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home beginning with visitation on Friday, August 9 from 6 to 8 pm. A celebration of life service officiated by Pastor Jim Menne of the Fiatt Independent Christian Church will be held August 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm followed by internment in Providence Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed toward scholarships through the Farmington Alumni Foundation or may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences can be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

Gloria M. Hecox

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Gloria Hecox

Gloria Hecox

Farmington- Gloria Madalyn Hecox, 86, of Farmington, IL, formerly of Burlington, IA, passed away on Sunday August 4, 2013 at 5:40 am, at Farmington Country manor, in Farmington.
She was born on May 9, 1927 in Keokuk, IA to Louis and Katherine Bohon Jaster.
She married Donald Hecox.
Surviving are her daughter-in-law, Janet Hecox of Farmington, IL; four grandchildren, Heidi (Jeffry) Ensign, Louis (Tricia) Hecox, James (Emily) Hecox, and Karen (Jeff) Cecil; one granddaughter-in-law Sue Goodwin; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Beulah Zseleczky of Clearwater, Florida.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two children, Kathy Goodwin and Louis Hecox; and one grandson, Dr. Robert Goodwin.
She worked as a licensed beautician and a nursing aid for many years.
Gloria was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed quilting.
Graveside services for Gloria will be held at 11 am, Tuesday August 6, 2013, at Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, IA (2043 Sunny Side Ave., Burlington, IA 52601).
Memorials may be made to Farmington Rescue 1100.
Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington is in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte J. Wright

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Canton-Charlotte J. Wright, 94 of Canton, IL, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at 9:36 pm at Red Oak Estates in Canton, where she had lived for the past five years.
She was born July 28, 1919, in her parents’ living room, in Canton, to Clement L. and Edith Williamson Hughes.
She married Frank Wright on August 12, 1951 in Canton. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1994. Charlotte never got over losing her beloved husband “Muckett”.
Surviving is one daughter, Jane (James) Brodbeck of Canton; and three grandchildren, Cole, Drew, and Emily.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Charlotte was a 1938 graduate of Canton High School.
In the 40’s and 50’s she worked as a Bookkeeper for Canton car dealerships and King’s Auto Electric. Later on, she enjoyed being a homemaker. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
Charlotte loved her family dearly, they were her biggest pride and joy, and this includes all the pets that she had over the years. She enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, car rides, and talking on the phone with friends and family. In her later years she enjoyed visiting with people at the family furniture store.
Services will be Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 11 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton, where visitation will be an hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Reverend Stacy Tomich will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.
To view Charlotte’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Eleanor Irene Meinders

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Eleanor Irene Meinders

Eleanor Irene Meinders

South Pekin – Eleanor Irene Meinders, 87, of South Pekin, IL passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 9:40 am at her residence.
She was born December 15, 1925, in Bartonville to Emil and Grace (DeWeerth) Behrends. Eleanor married John Meinders on January 30, 1942 in Peoria. He preceded her in death in 1994.
Surviving are five children, Judith (Marion) Grebner of Glasford, Ronald (Sue) Meinders of Bartonville, Lance (Doris) Meinders of Bartonville, Nelda (Buster) Lightbody of South Pekin, and Tammy (Kevin) Turner of Ava, MO; eleven grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, one son, Donald Meinders, one grandchild, two brothers, and five sisters.
Eleanor was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Glasford.
Services will be Thursday, August 1st at 11:00 am at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Glasford with Rev. Harland Kaden officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 31st from 6 to 8 pm at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville.
Burial will be in St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Glasford.
Memorials may be made to her church.
To view Eleanor’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com