Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Michael G. McKee

Michael G. McKee, 72, of Oquawka, IL, passed away at 3:30 pm. Monday, September 16, 2019 in Oquawka, IL. He was born October 31, 1946 in Burlington, IA, the son of Kenneth K. and Dora Jean (Knustrom) McKee.  Mike was raised and educated in Oquawka and graduated from Union High School in 1964.  Mike served…
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Joyce A. Cooley

Joyce A. Cooley, 75, of Alexis, IL passed away at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, September 14, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. Joyce was born May 21, 1944 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Ray Henry and Pauline Nellie-Ellen (Valeu) Taylor.  She was raised and educated in Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School…
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Richard L. “Dick” Ward

Richard L. “Dick” Ward, 72, of Galesburg, died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at home. Dick was born September 21, 1946 in Macomb, the son of Homer Elton and Margaret Ellen (Andrews) Ward.  He graduated from Galesburg High School and served in the US Army from February 20, 1967 until he was honorably discharged on February…
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Mildred M. “Milly” Holford

Mildred M. “Milly” Holford, age 87, of Biggsville, IL; passed away at 10:26 Am on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois. She was born on August 26, 1932 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Tharen Wayne and Letta Mae (Schumberger) Hull. Milly attended local country schools and…
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Doris J. Luallen

Doris J. Luallen, 91, of Galesburg, died at 2:34 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2019 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born December 6, 1927, in Galesburg, the daughter of Ross and Helen (Ashbaugh) Garman.  She married Leo C. Danielson on December 15, 1945, in Galesburg.  He preceded her in…
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Joan V. Gladfelter

Joan V. Gladfelter, age 82, of Knoxville, Illinois, died at 9:45 A.M. on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at her home. She was born on October 8, 1936 in Kewanee, Illinois, the daughter of Albert and Mary (Strode) Schulz. She attended Galesburg and Knoxville schools, graduating from Knoxville High School in 1955. On August 19, 1956…
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Doris J. Wetterow

Doris J. Wetterow, 73, of Galesburg, died at 1:44 p.m. January 16, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Victoria United Methodist Church, Victoria.  Burial of cremated remains will be in Victoria Cemetery, Victoria. Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral…
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Chris Allen Persefield

Chris Allen Persefield, 64, died at 9:16 a.m. Monday, September 2, 2019 at home. Cremation rites have been accorded.  Visitation will be 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m.  Burial of cremated remains and military rites will be…
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P. Gregory “Pinky” Ford

P. Gregory “Pinky” Ford, 64, of Galesburg, died at 10:06 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019, at home. He was born May 2, 1955, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Paul and Mildred (Carr) Ford. He is survived by two sons, Matthew Ford of Moline and Aaron Ford of Galesburg; a granddaughter, Quinn Alivia Ford; the…
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Peggy J. Trout

Peggy J. Trout, 68, of Galesburg, IL, passed away at 10:52 a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg, IL.  She was born on December 6, 1950 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Louis G. and Mayvonnie (Adwell) Chapman.  Peggy was raised and educated in Monmouth and graduated from Monmouth High…
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Alice Mae Nelson

Mrs. Alice Mae Nelson, 73, of Galesburg, Illinois, formerly of Alexis, Illinois died 2:20 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center, Galesburg.  She was born June 10, 1946 in Galesburg to Ira Earl and Goldie Mae (Sexton) Higgins.  She married Donald Edward Nelson July 5, 1969 in Henderson Grove, Illinois. …
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Rebecca J. “Becky” Boughton

Rebecca J. “Becky” Boughton, age 76, of Oquawka, Illinois, passed awayat 3:16 PM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Great River HospiceHouse in West Burlington, Iowa. She was born on June 26, 1943 inHillsboro, Illinois, the daughter of Robert J. and Maggie Marie(Higgins) Moore. Becky attended Monmouth High School and was a graduateof Union…
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