Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Coleman Clay, Jr.

Coleman Clay, Jr., 59, of Galesburg went home to be with the Lord Monday, May 27, 2019. Coleman was born April 15, 1960 in St. Louis, MO the son of Coleman and Luvinia (Owens) Clay, Sr. He married Lisa Clayton on August 3, 1994 in St. Louis, MO.  She survives.  Coleman is also survived by…
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Alejandro “Alex” Gutierrez

Alejandro “Alex” Gutierrez, 95, of Galesburg, died at 3:58 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday June 2, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg, with the rosary being prayed at 6 p.m.  Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday,…
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Rosemary F. Lair

Rosemary F. Lair, 82, of Jacksonville, passed away at home on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She was born April 28, 1937, in Monmouth, the daughter of John “Jack” Jr. and Frances Boozan Doyle. She married Rodney Clark “Skip” Lair on May 2, 1959, at Immaculate Conception in Monmouth, and he survives.She is also survived by…
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Gerald B. Van Tine

Gerald B. Van Tine, age 103, of Gladstone, Illinois; passed away at 12:20 am on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab in Stronghurst, Illinois. Gerald was born on November 24, 1915 in Monmouth, Illinois and is the son of Truman L.and Cora P. (White) Van Tine. Gerald was raised in rural…
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Carl A. Miller

Mr. Carl A. Miller, 75, of Galesburg went into Heaven from his home, surrounded by loved ones, at 10:05 p.m., Monday, May 27, 2019. He was born December 4, 1943 in Galesburg to Carl L. and Hazel E. (McQueen) Miller. He married Kathryn M. Gladson on March 6, 1971. Carl is survived by his wife,…
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Marie Arline Hannam

Mrs. Marie Arline Hannam, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 2:57 pm Monday, May 27, 2019 at Seminary Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 25, 1926 in Rural Appleton, Illinois the daughter of Alva and Imo Saline England. She married Dale W. “Shorty” Hannam on January 7, 1947 in Knoxville, Illinois. He preceded…
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Catherine “Jean” Egenlauf

Mrs. Catherine “Jean” Egenlauf, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois, died at 12:50 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. She was born April 4, 1926, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Eugene and Catherine (McCaffrey) Marley.  She married George H. Egenlauf on August 23, 1948, in McKeesport.  He preceded her in…
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Terry A. “Smiley” Hale

Terry A. “Smiley” Hale, 65, of Monmouth, IL passed away at 12:33 am, Sunday, May 26, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Smiley was born July 15, 1953 in Monmouth, IL, the son of Charles H. and L. Maxine (Salmons) Hale.  He attended school in the Yorkwood District. Smiley started working for Munson…
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Norma G. Johnson

Norma G. Johnson, 92, of Gerlaw, IL, passed away at 10:40 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg, IL.  She was born on July 25, 1926 the daughter of Franklin and Grace (Nelson) Carlson.  She attended Douglas Grade School, Lombard Junior High School, and Galesburg High School, graduating in 1945.…
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Wilfred E. “Bill” O’Brien

Wilfred E. “Bill” O’Brien, 82, of Alexis, IL, passed away at 1:05 a.m., Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center, Galesburg. IL. He was born on October 14, 1936 in Galesburg, IL, the son of Robert L. and Bernice (Gibson) O’Brien.  Bill was raised and educated in Alexis and graduated…
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James N. “Bud” Holloway

James N. “Bud” Holloway, 85, of Galesburg, died at 5:29 a.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019 in Methodist Hospital at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was born December 24, 1933, in Galesburg, the son of Maurice Kain and Marguerite (McHugh) Holloway.  He married Kathryn L. Cadwell on August 22, 1955, in Galesburg.  She preceded…
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Deborah M. Beetler

Mrs. Deborah M. Beetler, 70, of Oneida, Illinois died at 7:37 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg surrounded by her family. She was born May 14, 1949 in Galesburg to Everett and Prosha (Hocker) Walker.  She married Mike Kalb on March 17, 1968 in Victoria. She later married David…
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