Farmington – Harold R. Quin, 92, of Farmington, IL passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 at 7:20 am at Farmington Country Manor, Farmington.
He was born February 9, 1919, in Central Illinois, the son of Arthur C. and Margaret (Moul) Quin. He married Iona Dalton in 1939 and later married Phyllis Parrish in 1959, who preceded him in death on October 12, 2002.
Surviving are five children, Dennis (Cyndi) Quin and Roger (Linda) Quin both of Washington; Jim (Tina) Parrish of Canton, Leslie Dean Parrish of Glasford, and Elaine (Robert) Horton of Trivoli; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty great grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death was his parents and one sister, Violet Froman of Dallas, TX.
He was a 1938 graduate of Farmington High School and farmed for many years after. He later worked for Purtscher Concrete as a driver and batcher. He was a long time member of Peoria County Farm Bureau and was a member of the Teamsters Local. He was also a member of the Civil Air Patrol.
Services will be Friday, December 30th at 11:00 am at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation from 9 to 11 am. Pastor Robert DeBolt will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to Farmington Country Manor or Harbor Lights Hospice.
Mable V. Jackson, 85, of Canton passed away at 5:07 pm Saturday, December 17 at the Graham Hospital in Canton. Mable was born on November 2, 1926 in Liverpool to Grover and Lula A. (Lillie) Bordwine. She married Verne E. Jackson on September 14, 1946 in Pekin, IL. He preceded her in death on December 22, 1992. Also preceding her were her parents, 4 brothers, and 4 sisters.
Loved ones left behind include 6 children; Geraldine S. (Larry) Runkle of Peoria, Jeanette A. (Randy “Tyke”) Bohanan of Canton, Rosemarie L. Goodwin of Trivoli, Larry L. (Sandi) Jackson of Canton, Marilyn K. (Rod) Stewart of Minier, and Allan R. (Kim) Jackson of Canton, 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and a sister Norma Lu Robinson of MO.
Mable was a member of South Park United Methodist Church, a homemaker, a St. Louis Cardinal fan, and her greatest loves were her Lord and family. She always put everyone’s needs above her own. Mable will be sadly missed by her family.
Services will be 7:00 pm Tuesday, December 20 at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home where visitation will be from 5-7 pm. The Rev. Karen Merrik will officiate. Cremation rites will be accorded following services. Private burial of ashes will be in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association
Peoria – Norman L. Stambaugh, 65, of 3311 W. Lincoln Ave Peoria, IL passed away Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 12:27 am at his residence.
Born January 18, 1946 in Peoria, the son of Clarence and Vinna (Herman) Stambaugh, he married Vickie Lyons on July 23, 1990 in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Gary and Larry Stambaugh both of Peoria and Casey Stambaugh of Pekin; and one brother, Richard Stambaugh of Bartonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Phillip and William.
Norman worked for Caterpillar as a core maker at the Mapleton Plant for 41 years, retiring February 1, 2009. After retirement, he worked part-time at the Shell Station in Bartonville.
Norman collected marbles and coins and enjoyed gardening.
He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam era.
Services will be Monday, November 14th at 10:30 am at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville where visitation will be on Sunday, November 13th from 5 to 7 pm. Rev. Craig Hislope will officiate. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Cottonwood Cemetery, rural Hanna City.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Canton, IL- Michael H. “Mick” Warfield, 61 of Canton, formerly of Middle Grove, died at 8:17 am Saturday, December 10, 2011 at his residence.
He was born December 21, 1949 in Canton to Howard and Betty (Scott) Warfield.
Surviving are his children, Mike (Melissa) Warfield of Canton and Anita (Brad) Smith of Norris; 7 grandchildren, Rayvan, Danika, Tanner, Tiara, Seth, Ashton and Brody; two brothers, Tom Warfield of Maquon and Ronnie (Margo) Warfield of Peoria; and one sister, Debbie Morse of Maquon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Rich and sister Betty Louise Warfield-Nighswonger.
Michael was a member of UAW 974 and retired from Caterpillar in 2005 after 30 years of service as a heat treat operator at the East Peoria plant.
As a young man Michael raced motorcycles and loved the sport all of his life, passing that passion down to his children and grandchildren.
A memorial gathering will be held from Noon-2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Farmington Moose Lodge.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Memorials may be made to the Michael Warfield Memorial c/o Mid-America National Bank in Canton.
Canton – Norma J. Kaner, 86, of 157 W. Ash St. Canton, IL passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 11:45 pm at Graham Hospital, Canton.
She was born November 27, 1925, in Frederick, IL the daughter of Ralph and Mary (Howard) Smith. She married Tony Kaner on November 22, 1952 in Jacksonville. He passed away July 8, 1996.
Surviving are four children, Kathy (James) White of Ellisville, Bill (Diane) Nidiffer, Mary (Mark) Munson, and Tina Corman all of Canton; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and six great great grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death were her parents, two grandsons, Jimmy White and Paul Munson, three brothers, and one sister.
Norma was a certified nurse’s aide at Graham Hospital, Canton for 16 years where she was also a teen volunteer coordinator.
She loved reading and crocheting.
Services will be Monday, December 12th at 2:00 pm at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Dave Utt will officiate. Burial will follow at White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
Memorials may be made to the Autism Speaks Foundation.
Farmington – Helen M. Webster, 90, of 686 S. Main St. Farmington, IL passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:25 am at Toulon Health Care in Toulon.
She was born May 13, 1921, in Albia, Iowa the daughter of Paul and Jennie (Mistic) Starcevich. She first married Clarence “Diney” Butler in Davenport, IA on January 29, 1938 and he passed away on February 13, 1987. She then married Wallace Webster on February 28, 1995 in Las Vegas, NV. He survives.
Also surviving are two step-sons, Rick Webster of Galva and Jeff Webster of Toulon; two step-daughters, Karen (Jerry) Reary of Charlotte, NC and Patricia (Brad) Nelson of Lafayette; nine step-grandchildren; and twelve step-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
Helen was of the Catholic faith.
Services will be Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 pm at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Farmington with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Rick Atchley will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Rescue Squad or Donor’s Choice.
Gary L. Johnson Sr. 68, of 435 E. Pine St. Canton, IL passed away Monday, December 5, 2011 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A graveside service will take place on Friday, December 23rd at 10:00 am at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown, IL.
Arrangements have been made by Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton.
Canton – Linda C. Brown, 60, of 110 Longwood Dr Canton, IL passed away Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm at her residence.
She was born January 27, 1951, in Canton, IL the daughter of Eldon Woodrow and H. Lorene (Zuspann) Myers. Linda married W. Dennis Brown on December 30, 1976 in Canton. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Mitchell (Jaime) Brown and Chris (Christina) Brown both of Canton; two grandchildren, Lauren Izabelle and Anna Catherine; her mother of Canton; one brother, Eldon W. (Jane) Myers Jr. of Macomb; and one sister, Kathleen Myers of Canton.
Her father preceded her in death.
Linda was a registered nurse at Graham Hospital for 37 years working in the OB Department.
Linda was the Premiere Nurse of the Year of 2009-2010 for the 90th Grand Promenade du Illinois.
She loved her family and grandchildren, cooking, and making quilts. Linda loved her job and helped deliver both of her grandchildren. Her hobbies were collecting Longaberger baskets and mice figurines.
Services will be Thursday, December 8th at 10:00 am at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton where visitation will be on Wednesday, December 7th from 5 to 7 pm. Rev. Gerald VanTine will officiate. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Linda Myers Brown Love of Nursing Scholarship @ Graham Hospital, Canton or to her grandchildren’s education fund at CEFCU.
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.
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