Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Jeremy Allen Hoover

Jeremy Allen Hoover, age 37 of Stronghurst, Illinois, passed away at 10:16 a.m. Tuesday September 10, 2019 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, Iowa.  He was born June 29, 1982 in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Billy Charles and Melinda Kay Thomason Hoover. Jeremy had worked for several years at REC Recycling in…
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John Richard Chezem

John Richard Chezem, 88, of Galesburg, died at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Heartland Health Care and Rehab. John was born August 23, 1931 in Alexis, the son of Alpha Douglas and Mary Ellen (Bedford) Chezem.  He married Juanita J. Weedman in 1950.  She preceded him in death in 1990.  He later married…
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Oakley Eugene Quinn

Oakley Eugene Quinn, infant son of Shylynn Nichole Cain and Caleb Michael Quinn-Powell, was born still Friday, September 6, 2019. He is survived by his parents of Galesburg, maternal grandfather Michael Cain of Galesburg, paternal grandparents Tara Quinn-Powell and David Powell of Galesburg, two aunts Felisha Quinn of Galesburg, and Audrionna Quinn-Powell of Galesburg, and…
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Wayne F. Hart

Wayne F. Hart, 80, of Kirkwood, IL, passed away at 9:17 p.m., Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Legacy Estates, Monmouth, IL. He was born on February 7, 1939 in Burlington, IA, the son of Cletus V. and Eyloe Virginia (Matzka) Hart.  Wayne was raised and educated in Edina, MO and attended Kirkwood High School. Wayne married…
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Harley William “Bill” Lietsch

Mr. Harley William “Bill” Lietsch, 91, of Galesburg died at 1:28 p.m., Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center. He was born August 3, 1928 in Galesburg the son of Harley E. and Bessie Standard Lietsch. Bill married Birdie Lillian McGahey in Rock Island on May 3, 1947. After 63 years of…
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Norman L. Groff

Norman L. Groff, 98, of Galesburg, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Marigold Health Care Center and Rehab, Galesburg. Norm was born October 19, 1920 in Hannibal, the son of Oley Oren and Belva Otho (Lee) Groff.  He married Mary Kay Winters on June 30, 1947 in Galesburg.  She preceded him in…
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Judith “Judy” C. Jones

Judith “Judy” C. Jones, age 80, of Galesburg, Illinois, died at 2:05 P.M. on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. On November 18, 1938, Judy was born in Kewanee, Illinois, the daughter of Oscar and Mary (Bojeski) Ramsey.  She was reared and educated in the Kewanee area,…
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Jack L. “Cactus” Braten, Sr.

Jack L. “Cactus” Braten, Sr., age 72, of Maquon, Illinois, died at 5:40 P.M. on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. On Friday, July 25, 1947, Jack was born in Peoria, Illinois to Frank and Neva (Robinson) Braten.  He grew up in the Peoria area, graduating from Manual High…
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Jeremiah A. “Jake” Kenney

Jeremiah A. “Jake” Kenney, 28, of Alexis, IL, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth.  He was born on November 12, 1990 in Galesburg, IL the son of Mark Lyle and Ruth Irene (Dyer) Kenney.  Jake was raised and educated in Alexis and graduated from United…
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Wilma Jean Kincade

Wilma Jean Kincade, 85, of Spring Hill, KS, died at 1:59 a.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg. Cremation rites have been accorded and no local services are planned.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.
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Linus Dean Kenney

Linus Dean Kenney, son of Dustin Dean Kenney and Nickole Lynn Anderson, was born a quiet birth on Friday, August 30, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Private family services were held.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.
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Franklin “Ted” Tapscott

Franklin “Ted” Tapscott, 86, of Geneseo, Ill., formerly of Galesburg and Monmouth, passed away Friday September 6, 2019 at Allure of Geneseo. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, Ill., with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial with military honors will be at…
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