Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

John “Jay” Lugene Pierce

John “Jay” Lugene Pierce, 59, Galesburg, died at 9:16 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at his wife’s apartment in Galesburg. Jay was born Oct. 22, 1959, in Galesburg, the son of John E. and Barbara J. (Magee) Pierce. He married, Patricia L. (Moore) Pierce on December 24, 1982, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jay is survived…
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Jasper D. Engle

Jasper D. Engle, Sr., 84, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 10:10 a.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his home.  He was born on June 16, 1935 in Medina Township, Peoria County, IL.  Jasper was raised and educated in Smithfield, IL and later graduated from High School in Jay, OK in 1953.  Jasper served in the…
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Biak Cung Nung

Biak Cung Nung, 24, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 10:04 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at his home.  Funeral Services will be from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the First Christian Church in Monmouth.  Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.  Interment will be in…
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Richard L. “Rick” Taylor

Richard L. “Rick” Taylor, age 66, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 6:15 PM on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, Illinois. He was born on April 17, 1953 in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of Henry LeRoy and Peggy Joan (Dutton) Taylor. Rick attended Warren High School. After school,…
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Jack L. Moore

Jack L. Moore, age 86, of Williamsfield, Illinois, died at 6:11 A.M. on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg, Illinois. He was born on August 31, 1932 at the foot of Tucker Hill in Dahinda, Illinois, the son of Darwin F. and Gwendolyn (Walters) Moore.  He was reared and educated in the…
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Joan Louise Jones

Joan Louise Jones, age 80, of Knoxville, Illinois, died at 1:50 P.M. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. On Saturday, March 25, 1939, Joan was born to Ralph Meridy and Lela V. (Norris) Gardner in Monmouth, Illinois.  She was reared and educated in the Monmouth area, and was…
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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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