Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Roger G. Blevins

Mr. Roger G. Blevins, 71, of Galesburg passed away July 4, 2019 at home and was cremated. Roger was born November 7, 1947 to Robert and Eleanor Blevins. He married Alice Powell on November 22, 1969. Preceding him in death was his paternal and maternal grandparents, his parents, his sister Patty, and his wife Alice.…
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Elizabeth “Betty” Yemm

Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Yemm, 94, of Galesburg, Illinois, passed away peacefully at Galesburg Cottage Hospital on July 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Born July 6, 1925 in Aurora, Illinois to Elizabeth (Ralston) and Marvin C. Gooding, she married Richard S. (Dick) Yemm on October 20, 1950 in Knoxville, Illinois.  Dick and Betty celebrated…
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Sylvia K. McMaster

Sylvia K. McMaster, age 80, of Jerseyville, Illinois formerly of Altona, Illinois, died at 12:53 A.M. on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home in Jerseyville. She was born on Saturday, September 10, 1938 in Wood River, Illinois, the daughter of Gottlieb M. and Ada S. (Bloomer) Kruse.  Sylvia was reared and…
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Harold L. Wensel

Mr. Harold L. Wensel, 87, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 1:20 am Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital. Harold was born November 2, 1931 in Trenton, Missouri the son of Henry Harold and Hazel V. Moss Wensel. He married Carol A. Humphry on April 15, 1962 in Galesburg. Harold is survived by…
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Howard D. Hume

Howard D. Hume, age 77, of Monmouth, Illinois passed away at 11:09 am on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. Howard was born on January 16, 1942 in Manika, Illinois and is the son of Raymond and Helen Haber Hume. Howard was raised in Peoria and the Monmouth…
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Dorothy Ellen Peake

Dorothy Ellen Peake, age 96, of Courtyard Estates in Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 6:55 PM on Monday, July 1, 2019 at Roseville Nursing and Rehab in Roseville, Illinois. She was born on September 1, 1922 in Gorin, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Carrie (White) Corbin. Dorothy attended school in Gorin and was a…
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M. Jean Cooper

M. Jean Cooper, 92, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 4:12 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at her home. She was born on July 18, 1926 in Duck Creek, Mercer County, IL the daughter of Leo and Theo (Darrah) Perrin.  She was raised and educated in Little York, graduating from Little York High School. Jean…
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Neil Clark James

Neil Clark James was born September 16, 1947, in Ottawa, Ohio and passed in peace on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 71 years of age. He is survived by his daughter, Charlotte Council; two grandchildren, Brianna Wood and Dereck Wood; two great grandchildren, Jeremiah Treadway and Elijah Wood; his sister-in-law, Kathleen James; two nieces; a…
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Patricia A. “Pattie” Fouts

Patricia A. “Pattie” Fouts, age 62, of rural Dahinda, Illinois, died at 8:12 P.M. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Marigold Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois. Pattie was born on January 15, 1957 in Galesburg, the daughter of Mike and Irene (Foster) Welsh. She attended both ROVA and Galesburg schools. Surviving…
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Robert E. Davison

Robert E. Davison, AKA “Art, Pope, Mr. D” died on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria from a worn out, much used heart.  He was surrounded by his loving family at the time.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Bob was born May 25, 1942 in…
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Ernest Richard Simkins

Ernest Richard Simkins, 64, of Galesburg, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Ernie was born October 1, 1954 in Galesburg, the son of Sigvard Victor and Marlyn Patricia Hopkins Simkins.  He married Catherine Sue Norton on August 8, 1981 in Morrison, CO.  She survives.  Ernie is…
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Earl W. “Wes” Allen

Earl W. “Wes” Allen, 79, of Wataga, IL, formerly of Alexis, IL, passed away at 5:00 am, Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL. He was born October 12, 1939 in St. Augustine, IL, the son of Earl L. and Esther (Brock) Allen.  Wes was raised and educated in Alexis, IL and graduated…
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