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Smith, Bette M. (McGahey)

GALESBURG ? Bette M. Smith, 76, Galesburg, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016.
She was born March 28, 1939, in Galesburg, to John ?Jack? and Pauline (Riley) McGahey. She married Raymond L. ?Butch? Smith on May 8, 1956, in Galesburg.
Surviving are three sons, James Smith (Debbie) of Galesburg, Kenneth Smith (Tresa) of Mackinaw, and John Smith of Galesburg; read more

Wagher, John M.

LaFAYETTE ? John M. Wagher, 62, LaFayette, died at 11:38 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born March 2, 1953, in Galesburg, the son of Paul L. and Patricia Myers Wagher. His father preceded him in death and his mother married his beloved stepfather, Jack Shanks. John attended and graduated from Toulon High School in 1972. He married Nancy read more

Kenneth Sweet

Kenneth H. Sweet, 85, of Pekin, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Born Sept. 18, 1930, in Franklin County to Byron and Ethel (Todd) Sweet, he married Erma Lee Pinkham on Oct. 2, 1948, in Thompsonville. She died March 7, 2012, in East Peoria. He also was preceded in death by one grandson, Kevin Murphy; two sisters and one brother.

Surviving are read more

Mary Bourdeau

Mary Helen Bourdeau, 62, of Pekin, passed away at 8:37 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Grace United Methodist Church in Pekin. The Rev. Gary L. Ford will officiate. The family will greet friends following the service at a luncheon at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted read more

Richard Panzica

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Richard Dean Panzica, 83, of Fremont, Calif., loving father and husband, passed away peacefully Jan. 1, 2016, after an extended illness.

A life celebration will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday in Los Cerritos Community Center, Fremont.

Richard was born Dec. 19, 1932, in Peru to Nick and Cecilia (Slimko) Panzica. The grandson of Polish and Italian immigrants, he had fond memories of his childhood read more

Dorothy A. Brand

Dorothy A. Brand, 92, of Peoria and formerly of Kewanee, passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria with her loving family by her side.

Funeral were held March 14, 2015, at Davison Fulton Woolsey Wilton Funeral Home. The Rev. Patricia Stetson-Warning officiated. Cremation rites were accorded. Inurnment was in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorials may read more

Brenda L. Piester

Brenda Lee Piester, 58, of Kewanee, died at 6:48 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Pastor Brian Currier will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded following the services. Memorials may be directed to the family for a read more

Mildred D. Klavon

Mildred D. Klavon, 97, of Geneseo died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, in the long-term care unit of Hammond-Henry Hospital, Geneseo.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1 at First Lutheran Church, Geneseo. The Rev. Lynn Bergren will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Geneseo Chapel, Stackhouse-Moore Funeral and Cremation read more

Mary Agnes Wargel, 94, Rockport, IN

Mary Agnes Wargel, 94, of Rockport, Indiana passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at her home.

Mary Agnes was born in Equality, Illinois on December 29, 1921 to the late John G. and Anna T. (DeVous) Naas.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, John V. Wargel; Siblings, Cedric Naas, Lawrence Naas, Victor Naas, James Naas, Gregory Naas, Delores Wargel, and Madonna Wesensten; Great-granddaughter, read more

Virginia Glad

Virginia F. Glad, 94, formerly of Canton passed away at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at the Alden Courts Assisted Living in Aurora.

She was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Cuba to Carl and Winnie (Harris) Ellis. Virginia married Phillip Glad Jan. 18, 1941, in Lewistown. He preceded her in death March 10, 2001.

Also preceding her death were her parents and two brothers, Robert Ellis and Harris ?Pete? read more

Betty Bair

Betty E. Bair, 84, of Canton died at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Canton.

She was born July 9, 1931, in Manito to Lawernce and Helen (Woodley) Hoffman. She married Walter N. Bair Ap-ril 6, 1963, in Cuba. He survives.

Also surviving are four children, Michele (Doug) Olson of Canton, Michael (Chel-le) Bair of Canton, Danny (Lesa) Hoffman Sr. of Fiatt and Bruce read more

James Riney

James Victor Riney, 83, of London Mills passed away at 4:04 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Graham Hospital in Canton with his family at his side.

He was born April 22, 1932, in Maynard, Ark., the son of Edward S. and Nora Ethel Mack Riney. He married Nancy Masterson June 14, 1952, at the Christian Church in London Mills.

Vic is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Nancy; two daughters, Vicki read more

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