Shirely Jean Zachman

Bartonville – Shirley Jean Zachman, 83, of Bartonville, IL passed away at 3:45 PM Sunday, February 2, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
She was born March 22, 1930 in Bartonville to Harry and Opal (Batterton) Goodin. She married Clyde Zachman on October 16, 1949 in Bartonville.
He survives along with their son, David Zachman of Peoria; grandson, Jim (Tammy) Zachman of Marquette Heights; great grandchildren, Drew and Shawn; brother, Don (Sandy) Goodin of Pekin; and sister, Darlene (Richard) Reno of Pekin.
Preceding her in death were her parents; three brothers, Robert, William, and Gerald; and two sisters, Joyce Griffith and Judy Clark.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Services will be Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be Thursday, February 6th from 6 to 8 PM.
Rev. Dave Utt will officiate.
Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences may be made to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Doris I. Ellis

Doris I. Ellis

Doris I. Ellis

Canton – Doris I. Ellis, 83, of Canton, IL passed away at 3:33 PM Thursday, January 30, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
She was born May 22, 1930, in Deer Ridge, Missouri to Virgil and Rena (Fiscel) Hawkins.
Her parents and two brothers precede her in death.
Surviving are three children, Linda Jockisch of Cuba, Jerry (Cassie) Carnes of Canton, and Cathy (James Sr.) Manley of St. James, MO; twelve grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marge Hawkins of Kewanee.
Doris retired from Maytag with 35 years’ service.
She was an avid bowler and loved gardening, fishing, and animals.
Services will be at 11:00 am Monday, February 3rd at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior.
Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate.
Burial will be in Walnut Cemetery, Banner.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Humane Society.
To view Doris’ memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Frances B. Farlik

Canton – Frances B. Farlik, 100, of Canton, IL passed away at 9:35 pm Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Renaissance Care Center, Canton.
She was born December 7, 1913, in Chicago, IL to Charles and Blanch (Ring) Kralik and married Vaclav Farlik on June 28, 1936 in Chicago.
He preceded her in death on October 26, 1994.
Surviving are her son, Dr. James A. (Karen) Farlik of Canton; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her daughter, Rita; two brothers, Robert and George Kralik, and sister, Lillian Kasper.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
There will be no services.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Edith L. (Gess) O’Bryant

Edith O'Bryant

Edith O'Bryant

Hanna City – Edith L. (Gess) O’Bryant, 91, of Hanna City formerly of Canton passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at her residence. She was born on March 28, 1922 in North Henderson, IL. to Lawrence and Iva (Morris) Hallam. Edith was raised by her foster parents Ralph and Consuelo Green. Surviving are 2 daughters; Judi (Marc) Butler of Canton and Patti (Lloyd) Overcash of Hanna City, 6 grandchildren; Cory Hart, Jeff (Tabatha) Hart, Chris (Julie) Breese, Phillip (fiancée Terilee Boyd) Breese, Elizabeth Butler, and Drew Overcash; 2 step grandchildren; Kim (Bill) Wright and Calvin (Marti) Hart Jr., 8 great-grandchildren; Ciara DeCourcey, Reece Hart, Hannah Hart, Ian Hart, Zoe Hart, Joah Breese, Allison Boyd, and Alyssa Smithburger, 7 step great-grandchildren, 1 great-great- granddaughter Lynea Decourcey, and 2 sisters; Vera Chaffee of Peoria, and Rosemary Shriver of Oklahoma City, OK. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, foster parents, one brother, and one sister.
Edith was a teacher for Canton School District #66 for 31 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers Sorority, Wesley United Methodist Church, and the Graham Hospital Service League.
Services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, February 4, at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton. The Rev. Marc Brown will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Monday, February 3 at the Memorial Home. Burial will follow services at Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.
To view Edith’s DVD or make online condolences you can go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Donald Dean McKown

Canton – Donald Dean McKown, 89, of Canton, IL passed away at 4:00 PM Monday, January 20, 2014 at Sunset Manor, Canton.
He was born April 2, 1924, in Keithsburg, IL to Herschel and Vivian (Smith) McKown.
Surviving are his two children and one sister, Roberta (Sheldon) Orwig of Canton.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be no services.
Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Marjorie Iepson

Marjorie Iepson

Marjorie Iepson

Farmington – Marjorie A. Iepson, 71, of Farmington, IL passed away at 11:15 AM Sunday, January 19, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
She was born July 31, 1942, in Kewanee, IL to William and Hannah (Olson) Avery.
She was raised by her mother and step-father, Emerick Young. She married William Iepson on November 30, 1963 in Farmington. He preceded her in death on November 5, 2002.
Surviving are two daughters, Tracy (Rodney) Quick of Kansas City, MO; and Tonya (Greg Banner) Iepson of O’Fallon; her daughter-in-law, Trish Iepson of Warrenton, PA; five grandchildren, Cheyanne, Sierra, and Angelo Quick, and Jeremy and Aaron Banner; one great-grandson, Beto Reed; one brother, Leonard (Elizabeth) Young of Farmington; two sisters, Cheryl (Mike) Clardy of Farmington and Darlene (Richard) Garner of Streamwood; two nephews, Chris (Charles Killen) Clardy and Erik Young; one niece (Michelle (Jay) Dobbs, one great niece, Addison Dobbs; her two dogs, Yogi and Boo-Boo; and her special friends, Tamara and Harry Fulton, Michael and Natalee Fulton, Nicholas Fulton, Jean Peterson, Marrianne Taylor, Phyllis Ault, and Leigh Ann and Larry Stephens.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, step-father, and her son, William Iepson Jr.
Marj had worked at the Farmington Shopper from 1969 to 2013.
She was a member of the Farmington United Methodist Church.
She was a US Army veteran, serving from 1960 to 1963.
Services will be at 1:00 PM on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with Rev. Jessica Baldyga officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 23rd from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home.
Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Rescue #1100 c/o Bank of Farmington.
To view Marjorie’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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William L. “Bud” Plumer

Farmington – William L. “Bud” Plumer, 78, of Farmington, IL passed away at 9:01 am Thursday, January 16, 2014 at Peoria Region Hospice Home, Peoria, IL.
He was born November 18, 1935 in Elmwood to William and Wilma (Burt) Plumer and married Irene M. DeWeerth on November 28, 1957 in Glasford, IL. She preceded him in death.
Surviving are three children, Pamela (Behrooc) Ghaffarian of Ft. Wayne, IN, David Plumer of Owensville, IN, and Cathy Alwood of Goodfield IL; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Margie) Plumer of Farmington IL, and Elliott (Marette) Plumer of Trivoli, IL.
Also preceding him in death were his parents and one sister, Ruth Brooks.
William farmed for 60 years. He was a member of Farmington Moose #1571, Odd Fellows Farmington Lodge #44, and American Legions Post #740. William loved playing cards and softball when he was younger. William would always lend a helping hand when it was needed to family, friends, and neighbors.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Services will be Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farminton, IL. Missionary Steve Plumer will officiate. Burial, with Military Honors, will be at Smithville Cemetery, Smithville, IL.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Rescue and Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District.
To view William’s memorial DVD and submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Carl Edwin Day

Carl E. Day

Carl Edwin Day

Canton – Carl Edwin Day, 79, of Canton, IL passed away at 2:25 AM Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Sunset Rehabilitation Center, Canton.
He was born July 6, 1934 in Danville, IL to Carl Sr. and Tessie (Carver) Day.
He first married Jacqueline Pascal. She preceded him in death. He later married Audrey (Davidson) Chambers on December 21, 2002.
She survives along with four children, Rochelle Hillemeyer of Elmwood, Bobby (Chris) Chambers of Ellisville, Susan (Mickey) Williams of Ipava and Samuel Chambers of East Peoria; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, one daughter, Judith Wild, one great grandchild, and one brother, Ralph.
He worked at Buckheart and Freeman United Mines retiring as a Supervisor.
He was a member of Eastside Nazarene Church and served as its Sunday School Superintendent.
He was also a member of United Mine Workers of America, Canton Moose Lodge and Canton Masonic Lodge.
Carl served as a founding member of Canton Fire & Rescue.
He was a special deputy under Sherriff Mig Ellsworth.
Carl loved racing and raced Sprint Cars. He loved playing the spoons and taught hundreds of children to play throughout the years. He loved his Country and Western clothing and cowboy boots.
He was on the only Canton Basketball Team that went to state.
Carl was a US Army Veteran.
Services will be Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 AM at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with Rev. Dave Utt and Rev. Ralph Hill officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 17th from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Wiley Cemetery, rural Ellisville.
Memorials may be made to Eastside Nazarene Church Children’s Ministry.
To view Carl’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Lorene V. Ober

Lorene Ober

Lorene Ober


Hanna City – Lorene V. Ober, 79, of Hanna City, IL passed away at 12:15 AM Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Graham Hospital, Canton. She was born September 15, 1934, in Pekin, IL to Joseph R. and Anna E. (Dryer) Courtright. Lorene married Charles R. Ober on June 12, 1959 in Portland, OR. She is survived by Charles and their three daughters, JoAnn (Henry) Schmitt and Lisa Wood, both of Colorado Springs, CO, and Lynne (Phillip Williams) Ober-Williams of Raymore, MO; seven grandchildren, Michael and Lucas Schmitt, Alex and Olivia Wood, and Morella, Hayden and Rowan Williams; two brothers, Charles Courtright of Mapleton and Robert Courtright of Clinton; and three sisters, Jo Ann Williams and Lois Truelson both of Canton, and Thelma Courtright of Oakland, CA. Preceding her in death were her parents, son, Charles R. Ober; brother, Joseph Courtright, and sister, Mary Lou Bessert.
Lorene had worked at Current Inc. as an office assistant/computer technician, retiring in 1995. She was a member of Village Christian Church in Colorado Springs, CO.
Lorene will be remembered by many for her love of her gardens, her animals, and the “boat”. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a Memorial Service Friday, January 17th at 7:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington. Visitation will be one hour prior. Rev. Marc Brown will officiate.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be made to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Troy S. Havens

Troy S. Havens

Troy S. Havens

Farmington – Troy S. Havens, 50, of Farmington, IL passed away at 9:25 PM Sunday, January 12, 2014 at his residence, after a long battle with lung cancer.
He was born September 25, 1963 in Avon, IL to Terry and Patricia (Allen) Havens.
Troy first married Ella Meier on July 1986 in California and later married Janet Adams on September 29, 2012 in Farmington.
She survives along with his father, Terry Havens of Gilson and his mother, Patricia Allen of Galesburg; four children, Veronica (Randy) Armstrong of Iowa City, IA, Felicia (Josh Stokes) Scovil of Avon, Cody (Bree) Scovil of Abingdon, and Colton Scovil of Farmington; two grandchildren, Gabriella Armstrong and Allini Stokes, his sister, Pamela Gossett of Brimfield; and his beloved dog, Chloe.
Troy was a manager at Advanced Technology Services in Peoria.
He loved to travel and enjoyed riding his Harley.
He was a US Navy Veteran.
Services will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 16th at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington. Rev. Jeff Robbins will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 15th from 5 to 7 pm at the funeral home.
Cremation rites will follow the services.
A memorial fund has been set up in his name at the Farmington Community Bank and can also be made at any Morton Community Bank.
To view Troy’s memorial DVD or submit online condolences, you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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