Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Valerie J. McManus

Valerie J. McManus,73, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 7:20 am, Monday, March 1, 2021 at her home.  Valerie was born June 30, 1947 in Elmhurst, IL, the daughter of Harold and Shirley (Nelson) Domianus.  She was raised and educated in Merrillville, IN.  She graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in special education…
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Brandie M. Witt

Brandie M. Witt, age 41, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 7:32 A.M. on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Illinois. She was born on December 14, 1979 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Mickey and Kim (Fahlund) Witt. She was born on December 14, 1979 in Galesburg, Illinois the daughter of Mickey and…
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Terry L. “STROKER” Benson

Terry L. “STROKER” Benson, 66, of Galesburg, IL, passed away peacefully at 8:27 a.m., Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL.  He was born on March 27, 1954 in Galesburg, IL, the second child of Arthur “Bud” and Beverly “BJ” (Windom) Benson.  Stroker was raised and educated in Alexis, IL, where he excelled…
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Patty (Simpson) Alwardt

Patty (Simpson) Alwardt, 75 of Galesburg and formerly of Abingdon, passed away suddenly at 7:35 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center ER in Galesburg. She was born May 28, 1945 in Galesburg, the daughter of J. Lavern and Viola Mae “Billie” (Ross) Lindsey.  She married Melton D. Simpson.  She later…
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William “Pete” D. Peterson

William “Pete” D. Peterson, 75 of rural Avon and formerly of Abingdon, passed away at 8:16 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.   He was born- May 11, 1945 in Abingdon at the home of his parents Clyde K. and Hazel (Meyers) Peterson, Sr.  He married Cathy Lagnese…
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G. William “Bill” Hawk

G. William “Bill” Hawk, age 87, of Monmouth, Illinois; passed away atMonmouth Nursing Home in Monmouth, on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at12:45 am. Bill was born on September 19, 1933 in Roseville, Illinois andis the son of Clarence Mathew and Gertrude Irene Ross Hawk. Bill wasraised in Roseville where he attended local schools and graduated…
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Todd Allyn Greenman,

Mr. Todd Allyn Greenman, 50, of Alpha, Illinois passed away February 25, 2021, at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois surrounded by his family. Todd was born June 22, 1970, in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Michael and Ruby Spencer Greenman.  He married Brandice Smith on May 21, 1994, at St. Anthony’s in Matherville, Illinois. …
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Marc E. “Cookie” Cookson

Marc E. “Cookie” Cookson 52 of Macomb, formerly of Galesburg, passed away Sunday Feb 21, 2021, at home surrounded by family after a two-year battle with cancer. He was born March 8, 1968 the son of Roy H. and Marla L (Adair) Cookson in Macomb. He is survived by his mother, Marla Shinn of Macomb;…
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Virgil R. Moore

Mr. Virgil R. Moore, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 9:43 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Virgil was born September 20, 1936 in Hermon, Illinois the son of Harold Ralph and Mildred (Trimble) Moore. He married Roslie Folger and later married Bonnie S. Madison on November 24,…
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Elizabeth A. White

Elizabeth A. White, 86, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. She was born on February 13, 1935 in Oquawka, IL, the daughter of Frank and Gladys (Meyer) Morris.  Elizabeth was raised and educated in Oquawka. Elizabeth married Charles F. White on…
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Robert D. Schleich

Robert D. Schleich passed away on his farm in rural Monmouth, Illinois at 6:30 pm on Monday February 22, 2021.  When life ends here on earth, sadness and grief for family and friends begins.  But Robert’s family and friends can easily see the positive – 38%.  Since America was founded in 1776, Robert has seen…
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William E. “Bill” Hays

William E. “Bill” Hays, age 76, of Oquawka, Illinois, passed away at9:05 PM on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Great River Hospice House inWest Burlington, Iowa. He was born June 4, 1944 in Monmouth, Illinois,the son of Delven William and Eula Grace (McPherren) Hays. Bill waseducated in the Oquawka Schools, attending G&O High School andgraduating…
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