Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

James Warren “Coach” Edlen

James Warren “Coach” Edlen, 47, of Galesburg, passed away Sunday morning at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, after several years of health challenges. He was born March 15, 1975, in Galesburg, the son of Michael Warren and Marjory E. (Agnew) Edlen. He is survived by his mother, Marj; sisters, Cara L. Reed and…
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Marilyn J. Moore

Marilyn J Moore, age 87 of Knoxville, IL died May 14, 2022, in her daughter’s home in Bradenton, FL., surrounded by her family. She was born February 16, 1935, in Alexis, IL, the daughter of Everette “Boss” and Louise (Baker) Reynolds. Marilyn graduated from Alexis High School in 1953 and was valedictorian of her class.…
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Sandra L. Stegall

Sandra L. Stegall, age 84, of Oneida, Illinois died at 5:30 P.M. on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg, Illinois. She was born on November 11, 1937 in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of William and Hazel (Pierce) Donahue. She attended and graduated form ROVA High School. She married Herman Dean…
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Rodney D. “Rod” Carter

Mr. Rodney D. “Rod” Carter, 86, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away peacefully Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 pm Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Wataga Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Knox County Humane Society or St. Jude ‘s Children Hospital. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements. Online…
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Kathleen Stella (Herrmann) Fayhee

Kathleen Stella (Herrmann) Fayhee, 80, of Prairie City, died on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Wesley Village in Macomb, Illinois. She suffered a stroke on April 9, 2022 and died with dignity under Hospice care almost five weeks later. She was born on November 2, 1941, in Glenwood, Indiana, the eighth of twelve children born…
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Sylvia Sue (Stauffer) Ulm

Sylvia Sue Stauffer was born July 5, 1943, in Spring Valley, Illinois to Mary Alice (Tyre) Stauffer and Reverend Eugene Stauffer. She completed the family Gene and Mary Alice started when Sylvia’s brother, Robert, was born in 1940. Sylvia’s father, Gene, was a United Methodist minister, which made Sylvia a “preacher’s kid” or PK for…
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Phillip R. “Phil” Fielder

Phillip R. “Phil” Fielder, 86, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, 5:05 PM at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. Phil was born May 20, 1935 in Abingdon. He was the son of Ross and Gertrude (Tuttle) Fielder. He married Carole West and later he married Charlotte (Rees) Elledge on March 27, 1976 in…
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Jeff McVay

Jeff McVay, 54, formerly of Galesburg, Illinois, died Tuesday March 2, 2022, peacefully at home surrounded by family in Palm Harbor Florida. He was born on March 25, 1967, in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Glenn and Geraldine (Starr) McVay. Cremation was accorded. Visitation is scheduled from 10:00-Noon, Monday, May 16, 2022, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral…
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Geraldine McVay

Geraldine McVay, 90, formerly of Galesburg Illinois, died April 28, 2022, at 12:22 pm in Palm Harbor Florida surrounded by family. She was born on August 8, 1941, in Fisher Minnesota. She is survived by her daughter, Jody (David) Sutton in Abingdon Illinois; her son, Mike McVay of Palm Harbor, Florida; her sister, Shirley Klint…
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Rachelle Diane Shafer

Rachelle Diane Shafer, of Galesburg, passed unexpectedly at the young age of 33 on Monday, May 9, 2022, at home. She was born September 25, 1988, St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of Diane Marie Shafer and Steven Ritter. She is survived by her life partner, Terrence Johnson; children, Terryn Marie Robyn Johnson (11) and Tristyn…
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Laverne and Wilma Weidler

Laverne and Wilma Weidler passed away at an earlier date, were cremated and ashes for each were interred in Oquawka Cemetery. As were their wishes, their ashes have been retrieved and co-mingled and a memorial service for their interment is planned on Saturday May 14, 2022 at 10:00 am at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka,…
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Brian Joseph Gilliam

Brian Joseph Gilliam, 60 of Gurnee, Illinois passed away Monday May 9th at Condell Advocate Memorial Hospital in Libertyville Il Brian was born on July 27, 1961 in Galesburg Il. The son of Dan Gilliam and Lillian (Dolly) Gilliam (Campisi) He was raised in Galesburg graduating from Galesburg Sr. High School in 1979. Brian moved…
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