Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

John Thomas “J.T.” Mitchell

John Thomas “J.T.” Mitchell, age 88, of Monmouth, Illinois; passed awayat 10:20 pm on May 22, 2020 at the Monmouth Nursing Home. Tom was born on August 1, 1931 in Waldron, Indiana and is the son of Louis Eck andJosephine Fiona Mylin Mitchell. Tom was raised in Waldron where heattended local schools and graduated from…
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Marilyn J. Adams

Mrs. Marilyn J. Adams, 93, of Galesburg, Illinois died 7:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at Aperion Care, North in Galesburg.  She was born October 23, 1926 in Galesburg to Leo and Pauline (Swanson) Sauter.  She married N. Oscar Adams April 21, 1945 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death November 2, 2008.  Surviving is…
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Rhonda Ruth Jones

Rhonda Ruth Jones, 62, of Wataga, died at 7:12 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2020 at her daughter’s home. Rhonda was born July 24, 1957 in Galesburg, the daughter of Dusty and Naomi Ruth(Richardson) Rhoades.  She married H. Paul Jones on October 5, 1976 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death on January 27, 2015.  Rhonda…
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Charsti Ann Brandon

Charsti Ann Brandon, 42, passed away May 16, 2020.  Charsti was born on August 25, 1977 in Galesburg, the daughter of Gary L. and Heather J. (MacDonald) Brandon.  As a lifelong resident of Galesburg, Brandon was known and loved by many.  She is survived by her two children, Emma Allen and Alexander Allen both of…
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Stephen M. White

Stephen M. White died at home on May 16, 2020. He was born April 21, 1946, in St. Peter, Minnesota to Elsie and Alvin White. His family moved to Galesburg when Steve was a baby, so he grew up in Galesburg, graduating from Galesburg High School in 1964. He graduated from Knox College in 1971,…
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Theresa L. Vail

Theresa L. Vail, age 98, of Monmouth, Illinois; passed away at Monmouth Nursing Home in Monmouth, on Thursday May 21, 2020. Theresa was born in Rural Swan Township of Warren County on December 12, 1921 and is the daughter of James and Rhoda Pearl Talley Everett. She attended rural school and graduated from Roseville High…
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Alberta L. Gerk

Mrs. Alberta L. Gerk, 73, of Galesburg, Illinois died 9:12 p.m. Monday, May 18, 2020 at her home.  She was born March 1, 1947 in Salisbury, Missouri to Harold Alfred and Blanche Lee (Williams) Woolridge.  She married Tony J. Gerk, Sr. in 1965 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death January 6, 2011.  Surviving is…
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Barbara L. Lovdahl

Barbara L. Lovdahl, age 90, of Monmouth, Illinois passed away atMonmouth Nursing Home on May 16, 2020 10:25 pm. Barbara was born onDecember 29, 1929 in Eleanor, Illinois and is the daughter of Edgar V.and Edith V. Murrell Icenogle. She was raised and educated in Monmouthwhere she attended Harding School and graduated from Monmouth HighSchool…
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Rhonda R. Jones

Rhonda R. Jones, 62, of Wataga, died at 7:12 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2020 at her daughter’s home. Cremation rites will be accorded.   Private family graveside services will be held at Oneida Cemetery, Oneida, IL.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas Funeral Home and…
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Mildred “Millie” Dooley-Green

Mildred “Millie” Dooley-Green, age 80, of Knoxville, Illinois, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. She was born on July 26, 1939 in Hanna City, Illinois, the daughter of Willard “Bill” and Elna (Olson) McDonald.  She was reared and educated in the Fulton County area, attending and graduating…
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Margaret E. Specht

Mrs. Margaret E. Specht, 84, of Galesburg, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 1:10 pm at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 5, 1935 in Galesburg the daughter of William and Caroline Smithson Van Etten. She married Kenneth N. Specht on May 19, 1957 in…
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Truman B. Duke

Truman B. Duke, 92, of Galesburg, died peacefully at home Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11 p.m.  Truman was born November 15, 1927 in Moline, the son of Alvin T. and Vivian E. (Austin) Duke.  After graduating from Moline High School Truman began a career at International Harvester that spanned 45 years.  He ultimately retired…
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