Katrina L. Schrodt, 27, of 760 W. Locust St. Canton, IL passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 10:00 am at Graham Hospital, Canton. She was born in Canton, September 9, 1981, the daughter of Timothy and Gina (Grisolano) Schrodt. Surviving are her parents of Canton; paternal grandparents, George and Twila Schrodt of Colchester; maternal grandparents, Arlene and Larry Cluney of Lewistown; paternal great grandmother, Eileen Madison of Chetek, WI; one sister, Katie Schrodt of Canton; and four nephews, Trevor, Blake, Timothy, and Chase Adams all of Canton. Preceding her in death were her maternal grandfather, Cecil Grisolano and her paternal grandmother, Alice Bowlin. Katrina was a 2002 Canton High School graduate. She was a member of the Eastside Church of the Nazarene, Canton. She died following a 10 month battle with cancer. She always had a smile on her face that lit up her beautiful blue eyes. Services will be Monday, July 27th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Sunday, July 26th from 5 to 8 pm. Rev. David Utt will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton. Memorials may be made to the family % Mid America National Bank of Canton.
Ethelyn Nebergall, 81, of 27648 N. Co 27 Highway, Canton, IL passed away Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 9:33 pm at Graham Hospital, Canton. Born in Peoria, IL, June 9, 1928, the daughter of Ulysses and Christine (Kubicek) Courtney, she married Homer Nebergall on May 25, 1947 in Canton. He died October 11, 2004. Surviving are three sons, Philip (Alicia) Nebergall of Farmington, Blake (Shirley) Nebergall of Elmwood, and Kent Nebergall of St. Charles; two daughters, Bethany (Ron) Wenger of Normal and Jill Ekland of Rockford; eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren; one brother, Vernon Courtney of Canton; and one sister, Lorraine Rosenberg of Glencoe. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Ethelyn was a member of the Glasford Baptist Church, serving the Lord in many ways all of her life. She quilted at White Chapel United Methodist Church for 32 years. She loved to travel, quilt, and read. Services will be Friday, July 24th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Thursday, July 23rd from 6 to 8 pm. Rev. Paul Cook will officiate. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
Mamie Imogene Terry, 76, of Canton passed away Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 12:06 pm at Graham Hospital Emergency Room, Canton. Born in Peoria County, IL, December 22, 1932, the daughter of Elmer and Margaret (Daly) Vaughn, she married James E. Terry October 9, 1949 in Peoria. He survives along with three daughters, Sharon Barton of Rio, and Betty Hale and Shirley Davis both of Rock Island; eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren; one brother, Walter Vaughn of Bellvue, one sister, Mildred Ennis of Brimfield; and other family members, Carey Barton of New Windsor and Bill Lutjens of Moline. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, James E. Terry Jr; one daughter, Linda S Seams; one brother, and three sisters. She worked for the railroads as a cook and also as an aid in several nursing homes. She was baptized in the Methodist Church. Services will be Saturday, July 25th at 10:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Friday, July 24th from 6 to 8 pm. Rev. Roger Russell will be officiating. Burial will be in Combs Cemetery, Edwards, IL. Memorials may be made to the Donor’s choice.
Gene C. Anderson, 65, of 100 W Pearl St, Farmington, IL, passed away Friday July 17, 2009 at 12:54pm at his residence. He was born September 26, 1943 in Farmington to Weldon O. and Thelma (McCann) Anderson. He is survived by two sons, Gene Anderson Jr. and Christopher Anderson, both of Illinois and one daughter, Elizabeth Cooks of Utah, three brothers; David (Brenda) Anderson of Marquette Heights, Weldon Paul (Anna) Anderson of Paragouldy, AK and Roger (Ramona) Anderson of Pekin, three sisters; Ida (John) Record of Farmington, Sue (Joe) Garnett of North Pekin and Crystal Dietz of Nashville, TN, seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, Michael Anderson and one brother, Blair Anderson. He worked at the Belwood Nursing Home as a custodian. He was a member of the Farmington Bible Church. There will be a funeral service Tuesday July 21 at 11:00am at the Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington. Visitation will be one hour prior. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family.
Boyd “Frank” Johnson, 48, of 970 W. Carter Fairview, IL passed away Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 11:22 am at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born in Canton, IL, August 27, 1960, the son of Everett Franklin and Rosemary (Nicholes) Johnson, he married Theresa M. Caughey February 22, 1999 in Lewistown. She survives. Also surviving are his mother of Yates City; one son, Skyler Ryan Johnson of Fairview; two step-sons, Douglas L. Johnson of Farmington and Colt Wilcoxen; one step-daughter, Brandy Sarton; one step-grandson, James Wilcoxen; two brothers, Shawn Johnson and Troy Johnson both of Farmington; and two sisters, Lorna (John) Long of Yates City and Tammi (Jeff) Lansford of Farmington.
He was preceded in death by his father. He was an operating engineer with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 649 where he was a member since 1992. He was also a member of the Union Church of Rapatee and the Farmington Moose Lodge #1571. He was a US Army veteran. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a memorial service Sunday, July 19th at 5:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with an hour prior visitation. Rev. David Swain will be officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Autism Foundation.
Betty J. Formhals, 84, of 1100 W. Locust St. Canton passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 12:10 pm at the Graham Hospital Extended Care Unit in Canton. She was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on April 18, 1925, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy (Simon) Bridgeman. Surviving are four sons, Roger (Sharon) Formhals of Youngstown, Ohio, Eldon Formhals of Del Rio, TN, David Formhals of Canton, and Dan Formhals of Dunfermline; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, Edward and Bob Bridgeman; and two sisters, Mary Snedeker and Ruth Bridgeman. Betty worked for Gale products in Galesburg for several years. She also worked for Bluebell Clothing in Bushnell and Creve Coeur Manufacturing of Bushnell for several years. She was an Avon representative in the Canton Area for over 25 years and was in the presidents club with Avon. She was a member of the East Side Church of the Nazarene and the Canton Women of the Moose. She was an avid bowler. Services will be Saturday, July 18th at 2:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Friday, July 17th from 6 to 8 pm. Rev. David Utt will be officiating.
Burial will be in Wiley Cemetery, Ellisville. Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
Eldon Woodrow Myers, 89, of Canton, IL passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 6:05 pm at the Graham Hospital Extended Care Unit in Canton.
He was born on a farm near Babylon, IL on March 6, 1920, the son of Charley and Leota (Hahn) Myers; he married Lorene Zuspann on February 1, 1947 in Gladstone, IL. She survives along with two daughters, Kathleen Myers and Linda (Dennis) Brown both of Canton and one son, Dr. Eldon Woodrow (Jane) Myers Jr. of Dubuque, IA; two grandchildren, Mitchell (Jaime) Brown and Christopher Brown; one great-granddaughter, Lauren Izabelle Brown; one brother, Clair “Skeet” (Betty) Myers of Lewistown and one sister, Colleen (Robert) Pittman. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Kenneth M “Bub” Myers, William “Jack” Myers, Eugene “Brownie” Myers, Paul Myers, and Charles “Spike” Myers; and two sisters, Vera Shaffer and Evelyn June Myers. He was a decorated WWII Army veteran who served as a First Sergeant in the 89th Division of Patton’s Third Army in Europe. He was involved in the famous Battle of the Bulge and was in a unit that freed one of the first concentration camps to be liberated. After the military, he worked at International Harvester in Canton for 13 years. He retired from the City of Canton as Street Superintendent. One of his hobbies was refinishing antique furniture. He and his brothers owned a cabin on the Spoon River and liked to go hunting, fishing, and mushrooming with his family and friends. He loved gardening, playing pitch and going for coffee in the mornings with his friends at McDonalds. Eldon was of the Christian faith and was a lifelong member of the Canton American Legion Post 16. Services will be Saturday, July 18th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with an hour prior visitation. Rev. Gerald VanTine will officiate. Burial with military services will follow at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Graham Hospital Foundation-Linda Myers Brown Love of Nursing Scholarship or the Lauren Izabelle Brown Education Fund @ CEFCU.
Franklin L. Huff, 79, of Canton, IL passed away Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 9:50 am at Heartland Health Care in Canton. He was born in Augusta, IL, January 8, 1930, the son of Ralph C. and Mildred R. (Ross) Huff. Surviving are two sons, Patrick Huff and John Huff both of Canton; three
grandchildren, Kallie, Jesse, and Kody Huff; one brother, Dick Huff of Canton; a special friend, Joann Williams of Canton; one niece, Rebecca (Scott) Reffett of Geneva; and one nephew, Randy (Diana) Huff of Lewistown. He was preceded in death by his parents. Frank was a bulldozer operator at the strip mines where he was a dedicated worker. He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church of Canton, the Canton American Legion Post #16, the VFW Post #1984, the National Rifle Association, and Ducks Unlimited. He was a US Army Korean War veteran. He loved his country, and was a proud soldier. Frank enjoyed duck hunting, fishing, riding bicycles, and walking. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a memorial service Wednesday, July 22nd at 1:30 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Roger Russell will officiate. Burial with military services will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton. Memorials may be made to the Wesley UME Church, Ducks Unlimited, or the Fulton County Humane Society.
Harold H. Lindzey Jr.,78 of Canton passed away at 2:15 pm Saturday July11, 2009, surrounded by his family at Heartland Health Care in Canton. Born July 18, 1930 in Canton to Harold H. and Kathlyn (Rigg) Lindzey Sr. He married Frances McCabe December 28, 1963 in Lewistown. She survives along with two daughters, Sandra L. (Jeff) Wheeler of Pekin, Peggy L. Lindzey of Canton, one grandson, Ryan Wheeler, one granddaughter, Lindzey Wheeler, one brother, Bruce A. (Sherry) Lindzey of Canton and one sister, Beverly Hagaman of Canton. He was preceded in death by his parents. Harold worked for International Harvester in Canton for over 30 years, retiring in 1982, and currently was a Park Ranger at Lakeland Park in Canton. He belonged to the Canton American Legion Post 16. He was a US Air Force Veteran from 1951 to 1955. Cremation rites were accorded and there will be a memorial service at 10:00 am, Tuesday July 14, 2009 on the bridge, at Lakeland Park in Canton. The Rev. Richard Brienen will officiate. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home Canton is in charge of arrangements.
Larry L. Millard, 62, of 414 N. 1st Ave Apt. 311 Canton, IL passed away Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 3:24 pm at his residence. He was born in Canton, Il., July 29, 1946, the son of Harry and Mary Maxine (Hilton) Millard. He is survived by one sister, Sandy Eve of St. David and one nephew, Michael Ellsworth. Preceding him in death were his father; his mother, Mary Maxine Miller; his step-father, Kenneth Miller, who helped raised him; one brother, Kenneth Michael Miller; and one sister, Linda Lou Millard. Larry worked for Kerasote’s Theater for many years. There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, July 7th at 11:00 am at Cuba Cemetery, Cuba with Rev. Roger Russell officiating. There will be no visitation. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton is in charge of arrangements.