Albert Trumpinski

Canton – Albert Trumpinski, 94, of 685 N. 16th Canton, IL passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 7:22 pm at his residence.
He was born April 8, 1917 in Seatonville, IL.
Albert married Velma Marie Dunham on August 10, 1940 in Canton and she preceded him in death on April 3, 1990.
Also preceding him in death was his daughter, Aleta Ann Pieper and four brothers.
Surviving is one grandson.
He was a welder for Midland Coal Mine.
Albert was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elmwood; the VFW Post #1984 of Canton; and the American Legion Post #16 of Canton.
He was an Army paratrooper serving in Japan during WWII.
Services will be Friday, December 9th at 2:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation from 1:30 to 2:00 pm. Rev. Jeff Workman will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Wilma Jean Nebergall

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Wilma Jean Nebergall, 80, of 818 S. Third Ave. Canton, IL. passed away at 5:30 pm, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Sunset Rehab and Health Center. She was born on February 15, 1931 in Canton to Glen C. and Daisy P. (Smith) Horr. Jean married Raymond L. Nebergall on February 2, 1952 in Winona, IL. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1998. Also preceding her were her parents, 1 brother, and 1 sister. Surviving is a step daughter Frances Jordan of Peoria, 4 step granddaughters, 6 step great-grandchildren, 3 step great-great-grandchildren, 3 sisters; Elizabeth Newton of Canton, Mary Ulrich of Peoria, and Judy (Don) Woodcock of Trivoli.
Jean worked as a nurse’s aid and ran Ray and Jean’s Furniture Store with her husband. She was a very active member of the South Park United Methodist Church in Canton.
Services will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 7 at South Park United Methodist Church where visitation will be from 12-2 pm. The Rev. Rick Atchley will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in Canton. Memorials may be made to her church. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements

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Marshall M. Holland

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Marshall M. Holland, 77, of 5606 W. HiVue Lane Bellevue, IL. passed away at 9:22 am Friday, December 2 at the Methodist Medical Center Emergency Room. Marshall was born on July 1, 1934 in Gatewood, MO. the son of John Scott and Mary A. (Wright) Holland. He married Nancy Witherell on November 4, 1955 in Peoria. She survives along with 2 children; Robert M. Holland of East Peoria, and Cindy (Ronald) Dobbins of Bartonville, 2 grandchildren; Scott (Christy) Elam, and Lindsay Elam, 2 great-grandchildren; Riley Elam, and Dylan Elam, 2 brothers; John Wayne Holland of Pekin, and Ralph Holland of Popular Bluff, MO., and 2 sisters; Peggy Gann of Washington, IL. , and Ethel Goldring of Missouri.
Marshall was preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers and sisters.
He was retired plant supervisor for L.R. Nelson manufacturing. Marshall was an A.A.R.P. member, avid Cardinal’s fan, and loved animals, particularly his dog Tootsie.
Services will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, December 6 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, where visitation will be 1 hour prior to services. The Rev. Joseph Weyer will officiate. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.

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Mary (Morrell) Ewan

Canton – Mary (Morrell) Ewan, 92, of Canton, IL passed away Friday, December 2, 2011 at 9:25 pm at Heartland Health Care Center, Canton.
She was born September 23, 1919, in Canton, the daughter of John and Hattie (Morton) Morrell. She married Robert B. Ewan on July 10, 1944 in Canton. He passed away December 26, 2008.
Surviving are four children, Joseph M. (Pam) Ewan of Colville, WA, Jane M. (George) Emmons of Acton, MA, Judith A. (Frank) Hacker of Springboro, OH, and James M. (Karen) Ewan of Williamsburg, VA; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Lee Morrell; and two sisters, Essie Adele Pursell and Mabel Johnston.
Mary attended Canton schools and graduated from University of Illinois in 1940 with Phi Beta Kappa honors. She worked as a lab technician in Chicago, Canton, and at Fort Benning, GA. She spent most of her life as a homemaker and at-home mother. She was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church, UMW, Fulton County Home Extension, Eastern Star, AAUW and PEO.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a memorial service with burial of ashes at a later date.

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Vurla McPherson

Vurla McPhersonCanton – Vurla “Jony” M. McPherson, 77, of 315 N. 11th Canton, IL passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 1:53 am at Graham Hospital, Canton.
She was born July 2, 1934, in Canton, the daughter of Leroy J. and Leona A. (Buley) Baylor. Jony married Alan McPherson on September 30, 1950 in Canton. He survives.
Also surviving are two children, Susan L. (Michael) Walters and Steven A. (Debbie) McPherson both of Canton; seven grandchildren, Chris Walters, Joe Willy Walters, Jim Morgan, Tyson McPherson, Stephanie Jarvis, Jessica Morgan, and Kyle McPherson; six great grandchildren; and four sisters, Shirley List, Delores Spiva, and Carol Engle all of Canton and Noretta Downard of Dewitt, AR.
Her parents preceded her in death.
She retired from Sunset Manor Care as a nurse’s aide.
Jony was a member of the First Christian Church of Canton. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed taking bus trips with her older sister. She loved her grandkids and will be greatly missed by them.
Services will be Thursday, December 1st at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Nina Merkle Nestlerode will officiate. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
Memorials may be made to her church.

 

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Helene K. Schindler

Helene K. SchindlerBartonville – Helene K. Schindler, 89, of 107 Lewis Court Bartonville, IL passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 6:34 pm at her residence.
Helene was born February 3, 1922, in Peoria, IL the daughter of Daniel and Hazel (Pond) Bittner. She married Orville E. Schindler on April 18, 1948 in Peoria. He passed away on January 17, 2011.
Surviving are three children, Eugenie Hanson of South Pekin, Kim (Cindy) Schindler of Pekin, and Dana Schindler of Bartonville; four grandchildren, Krysta David, Jill Webb, Kara Hanson, and Melanie Riley; and three great grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.
She was of the Presbyterian faith.
Helene was a US Army veteran serving in WWII as a Tech 4 from 1943 to 1946.
Services will be Saturday, December 3rd at 11:00 am at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be one hour prior. Rev. Jack Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow in Parkview Cemetery, Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the TAPS (Tazewell Animal Protective Society).

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Floybelle Bowen

Floybelle BowenCanton – Floybelle Bowen, 88, of Canton, IL passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 6:06 pm at Red Oak Estates, Canton.
She was born December 27, 1922, in Briggsville, AR, the daughter of Floyd and Lydia (McCall) Campbell. She married Donald A. Bowen on July 5, 1948. He passed away on June 12, 2004.
Surviving is a son, Rod (Kay) Bowen of Normal; one granddaughter, Sarah Follmer; two great grandchildren, Keira and Ryan; and one sister, Lillie Duffie of Leroy.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, one brother, and two sisters.
Floybelle was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.
Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, December 10th at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home with visitation from 10:30 to 11:00 am. Rev. K. Bruce Rushing will officiate. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.

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Cleo Marie Beechamp

Cleo Marie BeechampCanton – Cleo Marie Beechamp, 99, of Canton, IL passed away Monday, November 28, 2011 at 12:16 pm at Heartland Health Care Center, Canton.
She was born October 10, 1912, in Pollock, MO the daughter of Elmer and Ellen (Wilson) Altiser. Cleo married Gilbert H. Beechamp on July 23, 1931 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on June 18, 1987.
Surviving are one son, Harold D. (Shirley) Beecham of Canton; one grandson, Terry Dean (Leesa) Beecham of Canton; and two great grandsons, Michael and Joshua Welch.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, one brother, and three sisters.
Cleo first worked at Canton Manufacturing Overall Factory. She then worked at International Harvester in Canton, retiring with 30 years’ service.
Services will be Friday, December 2nd at 11:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Canton with an hour prior visitation. Rev. Mike Arnett will officiate. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Canton Family YMCA or Fulton County Humane Society.

 

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Leonard A Daniels

Leonard A DanielsFarmington – Leonard Albert Daniels, 81, of 659 Marshall Farmington, IL passed away Monday, November 28, 2011 at 3:55 pm at his residence.
He was born October 4, 1930, in Farmington, the son of Bert and Mary (Barnett) Daniels. Leonard married Phyllis Long on January 23, 1956 in Farmington. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia Delatorre of Farmington and Sandy (Bruce) Meade of Dyersburg, TN; five grandsons; eight great grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy (Jerry) Foley of Canton and Deana (Lyle) Vocke of Colorado.
Preceding him in death were his parents, four brothers, and five sisters.
Leonard was a chief operator for the Greater Peoria Sanitary District for 30 years, retiring in 1992.
He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.
There will be a visitation on Thursday, December 1st from 1:30 to 2:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington. A graveside service, with military honors, will follow at 2:30 pm at Foster Cemetery, rural Fairview. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Rescue Squad.

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Joan Sylvia Marinich

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Joan Sylvia Marinich , of Canton, IL, daughter of the late Rose Marie (Bruketa) and Anthony James Marinich, died at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, November 27, 2011.

She was born August 8, 1944 in Canton, IL. She was a graduate of Western Illinois University in Macomb IL.

Survivors include two sons: Andre Zeisset and Zachary Zeisset, and one grandson, Spencer Zeisset of IL.

Three brothers and two sisters survive: Anthony J. Marinich of WA; Nicholas J. Marinich of MI; and, Joseph S. Marinich of VA; Marcella Tuveson of KY; and Maryanne Chrisman of IL and 11 nieces and nephews.

Joan had been a member of St. Mary’s Church in Canton.

Saturday, Dec 17, at 10AM, recitation of the Rosary will be followed by visitation with family at Murphy-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Canton.

Father Gabriel Msoka will officiate at the Requiem Mass 11 AM in St. Mary’s Church, Canton. Cremation has taken place and burial will be private.

A reception will follow the services.

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