Keith Siepel , 81, RR#1 Plymouth, Ill. passed away at 1:16 p.m. Thursday,
September 27, 2001 in Carthage Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Ill. He was
born on March 20, 1920 in Hancock Township in Hancock County the son of
Isom E. and Flora (Twitchell) Siepel. He worked as a farm hand and well
driller and retired in 1989 from the Illinois State Highway Department.
He was a graduate of Plymouth High School. He was member of Plymouth American
Legion Post #912 and Tri-County Country Club and a WW ll Marine Veteran.
Survivors are: one son, Vernon K. Siepel and his wife Charlene of Canton,
Ill.; one daughter, Colene Huddleston of Las Vegas, Nev.; six grandchildren,
Sharon Huddleston, William Huddleston, Tami Hegge, Jennifer Seargeant,
Daniel Siepel and Mathew Siepel; one sister, Margaret Siepel of Plymouth,
Ill.; two brothers, Elbert Siepel and his wife Martha Jean of Carlsbad,
N.M., George Siepel and his wife Phyllis of Plymouth, Ill.; three great-grandsons.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 1, 2001 in the
Hamilton Funeral Home in Plymouth, with Rev. Phillip Nelson officiating.
Burial with Military Honors by Plymouth American Legion Post #912 was in
St. Mary’s Cemetery near Plymouth. Visitation were held from 5 to 7 p.m.
Sunday at Hamilton Funeral Home in Plymouth. Memorial may be made to St.
Mary’s Baptist Church.
Priscilla Ann Adair
Priscilla Ann Adair, 61, Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Macomb, died
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove, Ind.
She is survived by one daughter, Katherine Gullick, Indianopolis, Ind.;
one son, Davd Gullick, Boulder, Colo.; one brother, Fred Adair, Macomb;
two sisters, Sarah Childs, Lake Placid, Fla., and Margie Shook, Frankfort;
two nieces, Tracey Adair, Moline, and Tressa Schisler, Macomb; one nephew,
Tye Adair, Macomb; one cousin, Margaret Stover, Macomb; and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Adair obtained her bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University
and master’s degrees from Indiana University and Butler University. She
was an educator for Indianapolis public schools from 1974 to 1996, last
serving as dean of students at Manual High School. Previously, she taught
at Bardolph, Cleveland, Ohio, and Bloomington, Ind. She was a member of
the Indiana Financial Aid Commission; Fairview Presbyterian Church and
choir, Indianapolis, Ind.; the Nature Conservancy; and the Sierra Club.
She was a graduate of the Lilly Leadership Foundation.
Cremation was accorded. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Oct.
3, 2001, at University Baptist Church, Macomb.
Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, Indianapolis, Ind., was in charge of
Russell O. Bly
Russell O. Bly, 76, Macomb, died at 4:25 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001,
at McDonough District Hospital. He was born July 15, 1925, in Littleton,
the son of Fran and Violet Doty Bly. He married Martha Frakes March 2,
1946, in Macomb. She survives.
He is also survived by one daughter, Ann (Gene) Connor, Macomb; two
grandchildren, Trish Horrell and Amber DiNardi; eight great-grandchildren;
and five sisters, Mable Plank, Industry, Juanita Griffith, Macomb, Doris
Roberts, Moline, Millie Bainter, Macomb, and Annie McClintock, Macomb.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gerald
and Melvin Bly.
He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He was a storage
operator for the Iowa Ordinance Plant in Middletown, Iowa, for 30 years.
He was a member of the Macomb American Legion Post #6. He was an avid runner
and had won numerous medals in area events.
There will be no services. Cremation was accorded. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Bomber Booster Club All Weather Track, P.O. Box 245,
Macomb IL 61455.
Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Julia M. Brookhart
Julia M. Brookhart, 84, Table Grove, died at 8:08 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
27, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital. She was born July 24, 1917, in
Table Grove, the daughter of John H. and Eileen Howard Hulvey. She married
Eldon L. Brookhart April 17, 1965, in Kahoka, Mo. He survives. She is also
survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death
by her parents and one sister, Raelene Griffith.
She was a graduate of the Peoria Beauty College and was a beautician
for 50 years. She was a 55-year member of the Ipava Eastern Star, a member
of the Table Grove American Legion Auxiliary 413 and a member of Table
Grove Community Church.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Table Grove Community
Church, with the Rev. Frank Bush officiating. Burial was at Harris Cemetery,
Table Grove. Memorials may be made to the Table Grove Legion Auxiliary
#413 or the Table Grove Rescue Squad.
Elma Lou Davis
Elma Lou Davis, 72, Macomb, died at 8:37 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001,
at McDonough District Hospital.
She was born Dec. 19, 1928, in Glasgow, Mo., the daughter of Samuel
E. and Polly Ballew Marshall. She married Robert W. “Bob” Davis on Nov.
7, 1948, in St. Louis. He survives. Also surviving are one son, Michael
Davis, Highland; one daughter, Connie (Tony) Davis, Whitefish, Mont.; two
grandsons, Jason Davis, Austin, Texas, and Nathaniel Davis, Abilene, Texas;
and one brother, Marion Marshall, Fayette, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Samuel Marshall.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Macomb, a charter
board member of the National Secretary Association and a former member
of the McDonough District Hospital Auxiliary. Mrs. Davis was a volunteer
who helped transport cancer patients for out of town chemotherapy and radiation
treatments. She was a graduate of Chillicothe Business College, Chillicothe,
Mo. She worked as the manager’s secretary for McDonough Power Co-op in
Macomb for more than 25 years, before her retirement in 1989. She very
much enjoyed traveling, cooking and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at the Clugston-Tibbitts
Funeral Home in Macomb. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Macomb.
Memorials may be made to the McDonough District Hospital Auxiliary.
Frances E. Hanna
Frances E. Hanna, 51, of Jonesville, La., formerly of Galesburg and
Abingdon, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Riverland Medical
Center, Ferriday, La.
She was born May 2, 1950 in Galesburg, the daughter of Donavan and
Eileen Schisler Foutch. She married Rev. Dr. Jeff Hanna in Galesburg on
Dec. 1, 1990. He survives.
Survivors include her father and step-mother, Donavan and Patricia
Foutch, Wataga; two daughters, Kimberly Koller, Galesburg, and Annalisha
Hanna at home, Jonesville, La.; one brother, Dwight (Pam) Foutch, Abingdon,
two nephews, and two stepbrothers and two stepsisters.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
She graduated from Abingdon High School in 1968.
She had worked in the Management Information Services office at OSF
St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Abingdon.
She had lived in Louisiana since February of 2001.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001 at First
Assembly of God Church in Abingdon with Rev. Todd Henderson and Rev. Bob
Malone officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West
Chapel in Abingdon.
Burial will be in the Vermont Cemetery, Vermont, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Harold Samuel Davis Jr.
A memorial service was held for Harold Samuel Davis Jr., 74, of Plymouth
on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Sheyboygan Church of Christ with
the Rev. Guy Marshall officiating.
Mr. Davis died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001, in St. Nicholas Hospital.
The son of the late Harold and Doris Davis, he was born July 24, 1927,
in New Concord, Ohio. He graduated from Barnesville High School, Barnesville,
Ohio, Class of 1945, enlisted in the U.S. Navy for three years of active
duty and continued his military service as a reservist for 20 more years.
He married DeNelda Jervis on Aug. 23, 1952, in Fisher. He attended
Lincoln Christian College in Lincoln and several other colleges during
his lifetime and also served as a minister at various churches. Mr. Davis
also served as a district executive director for the Boy Scouts of America
in the Chicago area.
While a resident of Wild Rose, he became an award-winning chef. In
1977 he moved to the Sheboygan area, where he completed his career as an
associate minister at the Sheboygan Church of Christ.
He leaves: a son, Robert Bruce (Elaine H.) Davis, Bancroft, Iowa; grandchildren,
Melissa and Clinton Davis; a sister, Jane D. Adkisson of Roseville; and
many nieces and nephews.
A son, John T. Davis, and two grandchildren, Angel and Sean, also preceded
I. Dorean Lockwood
I. Dorean Lockwood, 79, of Prairie City died at 12:45 a.m. Monday,
Sept. 24, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital, Macomb.
Born June 22, 1922, in Adair to James O. and Mazie Swise Smith, she
married Stanley Smith. She later married W. Dale Lockwood. He died in 1986.
She was preceded in death by one brother.
Surviving are five sons, Lee Brown of Trivoli, Carl Serven, Richard
Atwater and Randy Atwater, all of Galesburg, and Dale Lockwood of Prairie
City; four daughters, Irene Childers, of Galesburg, Ilene Archiball, Altona,
Susanna Wheller, Abingdon, and Barbara Singleton, Prairie City; several
grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers,
Harry Smith, Avon and Marvin Smith of Texas; and two sisters, Twilla Ferry
of Galesburg and Doris Long of Good Hope.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Viola Cemetery
in Viola with Rev. Terry Brody officiating.
Corman Memorial Home in Avon was in charge of the arrangements.
Jerry L. Bewley
Graveside services for Jerry L. Bewley, 61, were held Saturday, Sept.
29, at 3 p.m. in the Aledo Cemetery. Trimble Funeral Home, Aledo, was in
charge of arrangements and memorials may be made to the Roseville Cub Scouts
A former Aledo and Roseville resident, Mr. Bewley died on Monday, Sept.
24, 2001, in Phoenix, Ariz.
A son of Jesse L. and Velma M (Mosley) Bewley, he was born May 8, 1940,
in North Henderson Township, Mercer County. He was previously married to
Mr. Bewley was a veteran of the United States Army.
He leaves: two sons, Barry (Kimberly) Bewley of Roseville and Tim (Roberta)
Bewley of Gladstone: a daughter, Becky (Derek) Bewley-Rush of Larkspur,
Calif.; two grandsons, Justin and Lucas Bewley; a sister, Joyce (Bill)
McKinley of Andalusia; four brothers, Richard (Darlene) Bewley of Coal
Valley, C.Kenneth (Janice) Bewley of Gilbert, Ariz., Daryl (Mary Dale)
Bewley and Bill (Arlene) Bewley of Aledo; and a sister-in-law, Patsy
His parents and a brother Robert preceded Mr. Bewley in death.
Memorials and condolences to the family may be sent to Trimble Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 27, Aledo, IL 61231.
Jaromila B. Maning
Jaromila B. Maning, 85, of Macomb, died at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
21, 2001, at the Prairie City Nursing Center, Prairie City. She was born
July 2, 1916, in Chicago, the daughter of Ottokar and Mathilda Pech Marecek.
She is survived by one son, Steve Macejak, Macomb; one daughter, Joyce
Justin, Oak Lawn; and 13 grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she
was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
She was a secretary for Central Steel and Wire in Chicago for many
Cremation rites were accorded. Memorial services will be held in Chicago
at a future date.
Mary E. Bundy
A graveside service was held for Mary E. Bundy, 80, Roseville, on Monday,
Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. in Carman Cemetery. The Rev. George Knox officiated.
Mrs. Bundy passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at 10:40 p.m. in Galesburg
Cottage Hospital. Turnbull Funeral Homes, Monmouth, was in charge of arrangements.
A memorial fund is being established.
The daughter of Charles and Sadie E. Ogden Waterman, she was born Nov.
19, 1922, in Hopper. She married John F. Bundy, Jan. 5, 1937, in Kahoka,
Mo, who died Aug. 17, 1980.
Her parents, an infant daughter and a son, Charles Bundy, also preceded
her in death.
She leaves: two daughters, Sadie (Donald) Streitmatter, Princeville
and Jean (Richard) Klenk of Burlington, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bundy was a homemaker and worked on the farm with her husband.
Angus G. McKay
Angus G. McKay, 70, Macomb, died at 10:50 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2001,
at McDonough District Hospital. He was born April 29, 1931, in Aitkin,
Minn., the son of Angus and Minnie Woodrow McKay. He married Theresa Ryan
in 1965; she died in 1973.
He is survived by one sister, Verna Buchanan, Appleton, Wis., and one
niece, Linda Corlew, in California. In addition to parents and his wife,
he was preceded in death by one daughter, Theresa McKay, and one sister,
He was a Korean Army veteran and served in the Army Reserve for 12
years. He was a member of VFW Post 1921.
He came to Macomb in 1954. He was a painter with Schanbacher Church
Decorating Co. in Springfield for 18 years.
Cremation rites were accorded. Graveside services were held Wednesday,
Oct. 3, 2001, at Oakwood Cemetery, Macomb.
Anna Wilhelmina “Minnie” Myers
Anna Wilhelmina “Minnie” Myers, 91, of Macomb, died at 8:05 a.m. Monday,
Oct. 1, 2001, at her home. She was born July 1, 1910, in Macomb, to William
Edwin and Tillie May Burke DeCamp. She first married Joseph Moon and then
Donovan Myers; both are deceased.
She is survived by one son, Robert Moon, Venice, Calif.; one daughter,
Joan Plassman, Macomb; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and
one sister, Doris Young, Bentonville, Ark. In addition to her parents and
her husbands, she was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
She retired as a switchboard operator from Western Illinois University.
She was very active with the McDonough County Republican Party and with
the McDonough County Republican Women. She was a member of the First Christian
Church in Macomb.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, at
Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Workman officiating.
Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program.
Bradley Paul Pennington
Bradley Paul Pennington, 18, of Macomb, died at 1:38 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
30, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital. He was born Nov. 20, 1982, the
son of Thomas and Sherry Shew Pennington; they survive. He is also survived
by one sister, Susan; four brothers, Tommy, Danny, Michael and Lance, all
of Macomb; grandfather, Paul Pennington, Macomb; grandmother, Genevieve
Shew, Chicago; five aunts, Ann Pennington, Marilyn Leung, Marian Cook,
Patricia Shew and Joanne Huff; three uncles, Richard Shew, Jerry Shew and
Koeby Shew; many, many cousins; and many, many friends.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services will be held
at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, at Wesley United Methodist Church, Macomb,
with the Rev. Mark Myers officiating. Memorials may be made tothe donor’s
Sargent-Worthington Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Richmond E. Prentice
Dr. Richmond E. Prentice, 74 of Pittsfield, Ill. died Monday, September
24, 2001 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. He was born October 5, 1926
in Fountain Green, Ill. near Hancock County. He was the son of Alphens
H. and Eliza M. Siepel Prentice. He married Mary Lea Ware on August 4,
1950 at Plymouth, Ill. She survives.
He graduated form Colchester High School in Colchester, Ill. in 1943.
He received his B.S. in Education from Western Illinois University in 1954,
a M.S. in Education form Western Illinois University in 1957, a 6th Year
Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from Western
Illinois University in 1967, and a Doctor of Education Degree from Indiana
University in 1970. He also attended University of Missouri in Columbia,
Mo. He was a Seventh and Eighth Grade Teacher and Coach in Vermont, Ill.
from 1946-1947, then he taught Seventh and Eighth and Coached in Hanna
City, Ill. from 1947-1948. He became an Elementary Principal, Teacher,
and Coach in Plymouth, Ill. from 1948-1955. He was an Elementary Supervisor
at Community Unit District No. 5 in Streator, Ill. from 1955-1957. He was
Elementary and High School Principal in Good Hope, Ill. from 1957-1959.
He later was an Assistant Superintendent of Pittsfield Community Unit School
District No. 10 in Pike County, Ill. from 1959-1964. In 1964 he became
the Resident Supervisor/Regional Coordinator of Student Teaching and Associate
Professor of Education at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill. He
was a member of the Board of Education in Pikeland Community Unit School
District #10, National and Illinois Education Association, National and
Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National
and Illinois Association for Teacher Educators, American and Illinois Federation
of Teachers, National School Public Relations Association, Phi Delta Kappa
- Educational Honorary Fraternity at WIU in Macomb, Ill., American Association
of School Administrators, Council for Basic Education, and Rural/Regional
Education Association. He was a chairperson in the Two Rivers Division
for Illinois Association of School Boards; an analyst - Clinical Strand
for Illinois Administrator Academy; chairperson for Credentials Committee,
National Association of Teacher Educators; President of Illinois Association
of Teacher Educators; member of Advisory Board, Association of Teacher
Educators Academy; member of Membership Committee, Illinois Association
of Teacher Educators Academy; member of membership Committee, Illinois
Association of Teacher Educators Academy; Past President of Association;
Past President of Hancock County Schoolmasters Association; Past President
of Hancock county Elementary Principals Association; member of Student
Teaching Handbook Revision Committee at WIU Campus Chapter; Past Secretary-Treasurer
of Phi Delta Kappa, WIU Campus Chapter; Past chairman of State Committee
on Standard and Performance of the Illinois Association of Teacher Educators;
member for 23 years, WIU Alumni council; member of National Commission
of ATE for the Study of the Problems of Rural Education; past member of
Department of Field Experiences Personnel Committee, WIU; past member of
Scholarship Committee, WIU Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa; Past President of
Illinois Association of Teacher Educators; Local Board of Education - Pikeland
Unit 10 for 8 years; Chairperson, Two Rivers Division, Illinois Association
of School Boards for 4 years; and a member of the State Board of Directors,
Illinois Association of School Boards for 2 years. Dr. Prentice was a member
of the Pittsfield First United Methodist Church; he was also a member of
the Administrative Council; Chairman of Pastor Parish Relations Committee;
Chairman of Finance Committee; served as Church Lay Leader; taught Samaritan
Sunday School Class; and a member of the United Methodist Men. He also
was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), Quail Unlimited;
an avid quail, pheasant, goose, and deer hunter and was especially a Cardinals
Survivors include his wife Mary Lea Prentice of Pittsfield, Ill.; a
son Rodney Prentice of Pittsfield, Ill.; a daughter Mrs. Steve (Gina) Rylander
of Pittsfield, Ill.; a brother C. Paul Prentice of Macomb, Ill.; a sister
Carrie E. Prentice of Spokane, Wash.; seven grandchildren; Ryan Prentice,
Amy Prentice, Megan Prentice, Mrs. Chris (Erin) Verbeck, Kate Lagemann,
Abby Lagemann, and Ty Rylander; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded by two brothers; George and Vernon and two sisters; Ella Prentice
and Elma Foster.
Funeral services were held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the First United
Methodist Church in Pittsfield, Ill. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in
Pittsfield, Ill. Family met with friends at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield,
Ill. on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials are to a Scholarship Fund
established through Pittsfield High School for students going to Western
Illinois University majoring in Education or to the Pittsfield United Methodist
Church. Niebur Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.
Raymond A. F. Carlson
Raymond A. F. Carlson, 79, of Rio, died at 12:40 p.m. Monday, Sept.
24, 2001 in Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Knoxville.
He was born April 6, 1922, in Abingdon, the son of Albert and Ann Carlson
He married Ethel L. Heck on Feb. 26, 1955, in Lawton, Okla.
Surviving are three sons, Arne (and Laura) Carlson, Oneida, Ernest
“Ronne’’ Carlson and Rex (and Tanya) Carlson, both of Galesburg; one daughter,
Joyce (and Kenneth) White, Mariemont, Ohio; one brother, Roy D. Carlson
Altona; one sister, Shirley Schrodt, Galesburg; six grandchildren and a
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
He graduated from Oneida High School.
He farmed all his life in the Oneida and Woodhull areas. He retired
He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Henderson Grove, and the
Knox County Farm Bureau.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Messiah Lutheran
Church, with the Rev. Kurt Carlsen officiating.
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg.
Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church.
Roy E. Lee
Roy E. Lee, died at his home in Pensacola, Fla., Sept. 8, 2001 following
He was born Nov. 28, 1924 the son of Oural and Rosa Trulock Lee. He
first married Antoinette Singer and they had two children, Eddie, deceased,
and Virginia Cass, who lives in Missoula, Mont. with her husband and two
daughters. He married Earlene Cleveland on April 20, 1991. She survives.
Local survivors are four sisters, Mildred Jones, Carol Smith, Harriet
Goehl and Lois Taylor. Also surviving are 6 stepchildren, several grandchildren
and many nieces and nephews.
Roy served in the Marine Corps during World War II and devoted most
of his working life to the Phillips Corporation.
Ruth Godsil, 80, of Galesburg, died at 5:42 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30,
2001, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
Born June 18, 1921, in Tuscola to Clarence and Mamie Case Tingley,
she married Larry O. Godsil on June 24, 1939, in Galesburg. He died in
She also was preceded in death by two sons, Dave Godsil in 1969 and
Steve Godsil on Sept. 10, 2001; three brothers; six sisters; one granddaughter;
and one great-granddaughter.
Surviving are one daughter, Jane (and the Rev. Tim) Anderson of Altona;
three sons, Ted of Abingdon, Jack of Lompoc, Calif.; and Jeff of Crownsville,
Md.; 11 grandchildren; 22 stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and
She was a member of T.O.P.S.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg
Chapel with Rev. Bob Malone officiating. Visitation will be from 6:30 to
8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to any charity.
Ruth L. Haynes
Ruth L. Haynes, 95, of Galesburg, died at 9:09 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24,
2001 in Galesburg Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 9, 1905 in Abingdon, to Harry L. and Della M.
Perdue Thurman. She married Artie Willis Haynes in Des Moines, Iowa on
June 18, 1924. He preceded her in death on July 21, 1970.
Survivors include one daughter, Doris Thurman Chiado, Berwyn; one sister
Irma Thurman Thomas, Galesburg; three grandchildren, Connie Speerly, Morton,
James S. Chiado, Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev., Robert J. Chiado, Carrolton, Texas
and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Thurman Peck on March
7, 1995, three brothers and one sister.
She first worked for 26 years as a seamstress for Blue Bell in Abingdon.
She later worked as an office clerk for the Knox County Courthouse. She
last worked as an agent for the Combined Insurance Company, Galesburg for
33 years retiring in 1987. She was the first woman ever to earn the Grand
Diamond Award. She also received other insurance awards. At the age of
seventy, she went back to school for insurance classes to expand her services.
She was a member of Maquon Methodist Church and was an associated member
of the Central Congregational Church in Galesburg.
She was a former member of the Royal Neighbors and the Good Cheer Club.
She was a member of the Welcome Wagon and the Newcomer Greeting Club both
She attended schools in Cameron and St. Augustine. She was a graduate
of Abingdon High School and Brown’s Business College in Galesburg.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28 at Central Congregational
Church in Galesburg with Revs. John D. Carson Jr. and Jeremy Hensley officiating.
Burial was in Abingdon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Central Congregational Church or the Maquon
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Kathryn G. Bale
Kathryn G. Bale, 99, of Macomb, died at 11:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
27, 2001, at the Oklahoma Christian Home, Edmond, Okla.
She was born July 9, 1902, in Alexi, the daughter of Archibald Taylor
and Ethel Harriet Loveridge Greenwell, and the oldest of seven children.
She married Carl R. Bale Feb. 18, 1928, in Manson, Iowa. He preceded her
in death on Oct. 24, 1986.
She is survived by one son, Charles Richards (Pamela) Bale, Oklahoma
City, Okla., and one daughter, Barbara Lou Reis, Ocala Fla. She is also
survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Cathy Reis (Ned) Null
and their children, Alex Claire, Hadley Amelia and Sydney Catherine, Blandinsville;
Marty Reis, Oklahoma City; Chuck (Cathy) Reis and their children, Carl
and Chad, San Antonio, Texas; Jaimee Reis (Chuck) Zorio and their daughter,
Neely, of Oklahoma City; and one remaining brother, Ted Greenwell, White
Bear Lake, Minn.; as well as many wonderful nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death
by four brothers and one sister.
Kathryn recieved a teacher’s certificate from Western Illinois Teachers
College in Macomb in the early 1920s and taught all grades in a little
country school near Alexis. She also directed home talent plays in various
towns within Illinois, Minnesota and Iowa. It was during a tour in Iowa
she met, and later married, her beloved Carl. She was a longtime resident
of Macomb, moving here with her husband and two children in 1942. Kathryn
was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend who
enjoyed cooking and looking after her flock. She will be greatly missed
The family would like to thank the staff of Oklahoma Christian Home
and Odyssey (Hospice) Healthcare for the wonderful care and attention given
to Kathryn over the last 18 months of her life.
A memorial service was held on Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, at the Clugston-Tibbitts
Funeral Home in Macomb with the Rev. Steve Workman officiating. Cremation
rites were accorded. Interment of ashes was in Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb.
Memorials may be made to either the Oklahoma Christian Home, 906 North
Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034-4600 or Odyssey Heathcare of Oklahoma City,
2212 NW 50th St., Suite 246C, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.
Tim L. Anderson
Tim L. Anderson, 45, Bartonville, died at 11:08 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1,
2001 in Proctor Hospital, Peoria.
He was born Aug. 18, 1956, in Galesburg, the son of Elwood and Virginia
He married Debra Wamboldt on Nov. 16, 1991, in Brimfield.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Nicholas Anderson and Nathan
Anderson, both at home; one daughter, Megan Anderson, at home; six brothers,
Roger ( and Diane) Anderson, Peoria, Chad Anderson, Albuquerque, N.M.,
Terry (and Cheryl) Anderson, Freeport, Charles Anderson, Galesburg, Gilbert
“Mike’’ (and Janice) Anderson, Abingdon, and Elwood Anderson, Jr. of Florida
and 11 sisters, Mary Lu Clay, Springfield, Sarah (and Bob) Howler, Peoria,
Debbie (and Keith) Hopping, and Judy (and Brian) Swanson, both of Bennett,
Neb., Bonnie (and Ed) Johnson, and Alice Peterson, both of Galesburg, Carol
Sue (and Elbert) Hines, Creve Coeur, Jeanne (and Ed) Alexander, Berwick,
Lucrecia (and Bob) Blunt, Roseville, Margaret Yerkey, Monmouth and Nancy
Jo (and Marty) Smith, Abingdon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
He was a farmer for Marilyn Bruniga and Bob Strom for several years,
last working four years for Robert Guppy farms.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at Davison-Fulton Bartonville
Chapel, Bartonville, with Rev. Mary Smith officiating.
Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Eden.
Memorials may be made to the Tim Anderson Memorial for the Anderson
Children at Bartonville Bank.