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3-PEAT! Sandburg Wins 3rd Straight Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Title

By pwsadmin / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

GALESBURG — Make it a three-peat for Carl Sandburg College. The Chargers won their third straight Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award in 2018-19, thanks in large part to a historic season that saw them claim three conference titles for just the second time in program history. The Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award is determined by calculating the…

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CHAMPS! Sandburg Softball Clinches 1st Arrowhead Conference Title

By pwsadmin / May 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

GALESBURG — For the first time ever, Carl Sandburg College is home to the Arrowhead Conference softball champion. Needing a sweep to make school history, the Chargers (29-23, 16-2) turned in a championship-caliber performance Saturday afternoon, sweeping Black Hawk 9-1 and 6-1 at the Bill Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex in their regular-season finale. After Friday’s doubleheader…

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Earl M. Oaks

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Earl M. Oaks, Jr, age 76, of Morton, Illinois; passed away at OSF Hospice Home in Peoria, Illinois on May 17, 2019 at 11:27 am. Earl was born on November 22, 1942 in Palacios, Texas and is the son of Earl Milton Sr and Muriel Louise  Magee Oaks. Earl was raised and educated in Biggsville…

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Patrick Lee Adams

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mr. Patrick Lee Adams, 68 of Peoria, Illinois passed away at 7:37 pm Friday, May 17, 2019 at Unity Point Hospital, Peoria. He was born September 23, 1950 the son of Norman and Marcella L. Greenwood Adams, Jr. Pat is survived by his mother, Marcella Adams of Galesburg; his siblings, Dennis (Patty) Adams of Fishers,…

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Dorothy M. Calderone

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mrs. Dorothy M. Calderone, 98, of Galesburg, Illinois died 5:47 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.  She was born July 31, 1920 in Galesburg to George and Bernice I. (McNew) Oberheizer.  She married Charles I. Calderone February 2, 1938 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death December 1, 1993.  Surviving are…

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Trevor Charles Swain

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Infant boy, Trevor Charles Swain, son of Trey J. Swain Sr. and Kendra M. McGee was stillborn at 3:18 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Cremation will be accorded. No services are planned at this time. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, Galesburg Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences…

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Jodie D. Schafer

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Jodie D. Shafer, 73, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 1:19 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center, Galesburg, IL.  He was born on April 18, 1946 in Burlington, IA, the son of Granville Sylvester and Delphine Louise (Shafer) Greeling.  Jodie was raised and educated in Stronghurst, IL.  Jodie married…

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Helen E. Peck

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Helen E. Peck, age 99, of Knoxville, Illinois, died at 10:05 A.M. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. She was born on March 14, 1920 in Knoxville, the daughter of Ernest and Hilda (Carlson) Mortenson.  She was reared and educated in the Knoxville area, graduating from Knoxville High…

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Mary M. Wentzel

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mary M. Wentzel, age 83, of Victoria, Illinois, died at 11:45 P.M. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the OSF Saint Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. She was born in Iowa City, Iowa on January 26, 1936, the daughter of Fred and Irene (Chatterton) Hoenes. On July 29, 1977, Mary was married to Robert…

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Louise Marie Zielinski

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Miss Louise Marie Zielinski, 69, of Galesburg died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center. Louise was born in Chicago on May 4, 1950 to Norbert Joseph and Gertrude Sophie (Dybek) Zielinski. She is survived by her sisters Gloria (John) Casey of Huntley, Illinois and Nancy Podwika of Chicago,…

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