Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Thomas C. “Tom” Hufnagel

Thomas C. “Tom” Hufnagel, age 87, of Oquawka, Illinois; passed away at the Mercer Manor Rehabilitation in Aledo, Illinois on Monday May 16th at 3:40 pm. Tom was born on January 27, 1935 in Chicago Heights, Illinois and is the son of Charles E. and Ivah Tinker Hufnagel. Tom’s early life and schooling was in…
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John Nicholas “Big John” Hennenfent

John Nicholas “Big John” Hennenfent, 67, of Roseville, IL passed away peacefully at his family farm, with his daughters by his side on Saturday, May 21, 2022. John was born April 11, 1955 in Macomb, IL, the son of Nicholas E. and Doris M. (Dakin) Hennenfent.  He was raised and lived in the Smithshire/Roseville areas…
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James “Jim” R. Bloomberg

James “Jim” R. Bloomberg, 66 of rural Berwick, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, as a result of a farm accident.   He was born November 12, 1955 in Kewanee, the son of James and JoAnn (Carlson) Bloomberg.  He was raised by his mother and her second husband, John Williams.  Jim married Mary E. Ray…
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Haizlei N. Cox

Haizlei N. Cox, 1, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 7:24 a.m., May 17, 2022 at Mercy One Medical Center, Clinton, IA.  She was born January 27, 2021 in Springfield, MO, the daughter of Kendra Cox & Oliver (Estefania) Straitiff.  She was living in Clinton, IA.     Surviving Haizlei is her parents, Kendra Cox of…
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Carol Sue Cravens

Carol Sue Cravens, age 74, of Gladstone, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House in West Burlington, Iowa.  She was born October 22, 1947 in Kankakee, Illinois, the daughter of Alvin and Geraldine Kohl Jacob.  On August 24, 1968, she married Robert Cravens in Kankakee. Carol is…
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H.K. “Kenny” Olmsted Jr.

H.K. “Kenny” Olmsted Jr., 92, of Galesburg, died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at home. He was born January 11, 1930, in Galesburg, the son of H.K. and Grace (Corson) Olmsted Sr.  He married Margaret L. Bruyn on March 21, 1969, in Galesburg.  She preceded him in death on September 30, 2016. He is survived by…
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Roberta (Bobbie) M. Martinson

Roberta (Bobbie) M. Martinson, 85, of Galesburg, formerly of Victoria, died at 6:46 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.She was born November 27, 1936, in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of William and Leona Rodgers. She married Omer A. Martinson in 1956 in Richmond, Indiana. He preceded her in…
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Roderick E. “Rod” Johnson

Mr. Roderick E. “Rod” Johnson, 94, of Maquon, Illinois died 9:14 a.m. Sunday, May 15, 2022, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.  He was born April 8, 1928, in Galesburg to James and Margaret Johnson.  He married Marian Briggs.  She preceded him in death.  He then married Mary VeNard.  She preceded him in death. …
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Beverly J. Foster

Beverly J. Foster, 87, of Sheffield, IL, died on Friday, May 13, 2022 in Dahinda, IL. Beverly was born September 7, 1934 and raised in Blandinsville, IL, the daughter of Carl and Hazel (Olson) Bray. She graduated from Northwestern High School in 1953. On October 20, 1957, she married Robert Foster in Blandinsville. He preceded…
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David Earl Hodge Sr. “Davey”

David Earl Hodge Sr. “Davey”, 68 of Minneapolis, Minnesota died Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022 at 1:11 a.m. in his Minneapolis home. Davey was born June 1, 1953 in Galesburg, Illinois to George “EJ” Everett Hodge Jr. and Cleaster (Jiles) Hodge. Davey married Regina (Gutierrez) Hodge July 27, 1974. Davey is survived by five children, Craig…
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Merle Eugene Monson

Merle Eugene Monson, age 95, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at home on May 5, 2022. Mele was born on May 10, 1926, in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Carl and Helen (Miller) Monson. He attended schools in Mercer and Warren Counties in Illinois and graduated from Little York High School in 1944. Merle served…
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James Russell, Jr.

James Russell, Jr., 82, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 11:32 a.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022 at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, IL.  He was born on October 15, 1939 in Quitman, MS, the son of Luke J. and Flaura (Sumrall) Russell.  James was raised and educated in East St. Louis, IL.  He graduated…
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