Cheryl K. Wilson


Cheryl K. Wilson 66, of Gilson, Illinois died Monday May 27, 2024 at her home.

Cheryl was born on April 13, 1958 in Des Moines, Iowa to Kenneth and Pamela Bechtel. She attended school in Boone, Iowa, and she later went on to work in the home health industry.

Cheryl is survived by her son, Cole (Samantha Wetterow) Wilson of Gilson Illinois; one granddaughter, Myra; and her three sisters Cathy, Carol, and Carla. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, William Blickem of Knoxville, Illinois; and her parents.

Cheryl enjoyed baking, and caring for those who were close to her. Cheryl welcomed everyone with open arms and always went above and beyond to make sure those whom she loved were well taken care of. She had a big heart, and enjoyed spending time with her son and close friends, or as she would call them, “Her extended family”.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory have been entrusted with the arrangements. On-line condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent through

Spread the word

Other Obituaries

Latest News Podcasts

Subscribe to our Community Newsletter

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Prairie Communications, 55 Public Square, Monmouth, IL, 61462, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Choose a Category

Continue Reading

Nancy M. Burns

Nancy M. Burns, 82, of Galesburg, died at 3:24 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, in the Knox County Nursing Home. She was born September 12, 1941, the daughter of Clarence

Donna R.J. (Talley) Sheese

Donna R.J. (Talley) Sheese, 88, of Monmouth, IL, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at the Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth, IL. Donna was born May 2, 1936 in Monmouth,

Linda Kay McClay

Linda Kay McClay, 74, of Galesburg, Illinois, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2024, at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville, Illinois. Linda was born in Galesburg on September 21,

James R. Briggs, Sr.

James R. Briggs, Sr., 83, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 5:08 p.m., Friday, June 14, 2024 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.  He was born on May

Arthur M. “Art” Utzinger

Arthur M. “Art” Utzinger, age 93, of rural Oquawka, Illinois, passed away at 1:40 p.m. Friday June 14, 2024 at his home.  He was born March 23, 1931 in Canton,