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Donald G. Hyde - 9310/28/1919 - 6/2/2013
Little York, Illinois
Donald G. Hyde, 93, of Little York, died 1:36 P.M. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at his home.
He was born October 28, 1919 at Guttenburg, Iowa, the son of John H. and Audrey P. (Schrunk) Hyde.
He was raised and educated in the Guttenburg, Iowa area.
Donald married Helen Searl on November 15, 1941 in Galesburg, Illinois and she preceded him in death on March 24, 1991.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in India.
He farmed all of his life and had worked at the Iowa Ordnance Plant in West Burlington for several years. He enjoyed coming into town.
He was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church.
His family includes one daughter, Margaret (Brad) Freytag of Burlington, IA and one son, D. David Hyde of East Peoria, two granddaughters, Sarah Cluney and Katie Work both of Burlington, great grandchildren, Audrey Work, Cameron Work and Abby Cluney, and one brother, Virgil Hyde of Guttenburg, Iowa, along with nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, twin daughters, one sister and four brothers.
Cremation has been accorded and graveside committal of ashes with military honors will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Green Mound Cemetery, Keithsburg. There is no visitation planned. A memorial fund has been established to be designated later. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Mildred E. Hale - 956/1/1917 - 5/27/2013
Mildre E. Hale, 95 of Monmouth, died 6:53 P.M. Monday, May 27, 2013, at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth.
She was born June 1, 1917 at Biggsville, IL, the daughter of Carl and Elizabeth (Knutstrom) Swedlund. She was raised and educated in the Biggsville. She attended Coloma Grade School and graduated from Biggsville High School. She graduated from Western Illinois University with a B.S. degree.
Mildred married Robert Hale in Stronghurst, Illinois, on May 24, 1941 and he preceded her in death on October 17, 1966.
Mildred farmed with her husband in the Bald Bluff area. She taught school at Coloma, Biggsville and Bald Bluff Schools and retired from Yorkwood School in 1981. She loved to travel, crochet and mostly to be with her family.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Monmouth, where she was a member of the Ladies Society, Sunday School Teacher, and served with the Bell Choir. She was also a member of the Warren County Retired Teachers.
Her family includes two daughters, Carol (Bill) Clark of Oquawka and Trudy (Phil) Bergren of Monmouth, grandchildren, Amy (John) Wolf of Biggsville and Eric (Kristee Carlton) Bergren of Monmouth, great –granddaughter, Kristin Wolf and great grandson, Sam Wolf both of Biggsville and one sister, Ruby Johnson of Monmouth.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Rev. Mike Clark of Grace Lutheran Church of Knoxville. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Friends may call on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, where visitation with her family will be one hour prior to the service. Memorial may be left for the First Lutheran Church of Monmouth. Oline condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Wylie Rolland Michael - 894/13/1924 - 5/21/2013
Wylie Rolland Michael, 89, formerly of Little York, died 1:19 P.M. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, IL.
He was born April 13, 1924 in Harveyville, Kansas, the son of Everette P. and Jeanette I. (Sloan) Michael. He was raised and educated in Kansas, Missouri and Illinois and graduated from Alexis High School.
Rolland served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II from Dec 1943 until May 1945 as an Aerial Gunner, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, receiving three Bronze Stars and the Philippine Liberation, receiving one Bronze Star.
Rolland married G. Arleen Giffin at the Sunbeam Church on August 5, 1948 and she preceded him in death on December 30, 1985.
He first farmed near Sunbeam and later near Little York. He worked at Butler Manufacturing, retiring from there in 1986. He continued farming and enjoyed working on old farm equipment.
He was a member of the Sugar Tree Grove Presbyterian Church, where he had served as an Elder.
His family includes three sons, Rodney (Debra) Michael of Glidden, Iowa, Larry (Jane) Michael of Kirkwood and Chuck (Linda) Michael of Monmouth, grandchildren, Stacie (Eric) Daily, Cortney (Maribel) Michael, Amanda Michael, Clint (Emilie) Michael, Makaela King, Lucas Michael and Kristen Brownlee, Carey Aten, Corey (Molly) Aten, great grandchildren, Katelyn Daily, Kimberly Daily, Arleen Michael, Robert Michael, Mike (Nikki) Chang, Kyle Brittingham, Gabrielle King, Elijah King, Wyatt Michael, Lily Aten and Cody Aten and one sister Fairybelle Benham of Galesburg along with nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 5 sisters and 1 brother.
Funeral service will be 10:30 A.M. Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel. Burial with military honors will be in Candor Cemetery, Mercer County. Friends may call on Saturday morning at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where his family will be present to receive friends from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service. Memorials may be left for Sugar Tree Grove Church or the Illinois Veteran’s Home, Quincy. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com.
Tracey Williams - 423/17/1971 - 4/3/2013
Tracey Anne Williams, 42, of Monmouth died at 2:22 A.M. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at OSF Holy Family Hospital, Monmouth.
Tracey was born March 17, 1971 in Monmouth, the daughter of Penny Morris Stephenson. She was raised and educated in Monmouth and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1989. She went on to graduate from Western Illinois University with a B.S. in education in 1993. She also graduated with her master’s degree in English literature from WIU.
Tracey married Rick Williams in Monmouth on March 22, 1997 and he survives.
She taught at Monmouth High School and Monmouth Roseville High School for 20 years in the English department where she was also head of the department. Tracey was also a cheerleading advisor, national honor society advisor and yearbook advisor. Her main interests in life were her family, friends and students whom her light always shined on.
Tracey was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Her family includes her husband, Rick; two sons, Nathan and Zach; daughter, Rachel; mother, Penny Stephenson of Monmouth; grandparents, Dick and Pauline Morris of Monmouth; sister, Krista (John) Lenover of Monmouth; uncle, Terry Morris of Monmouth; father and mother in-law, Paul (Joan) Williams; brother’s-in-law, Roger (Leta) Williams, Andy Williams, Dan (Julie) Williams; sister-in-law, Mitzi (Jeff) Sharer, numerous nieces, nephews and a cousin.
Her stepfather, Toby Stevenson and aunt, Jill Morris preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be 10 A.M. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Monmouth Roseville High School Gymnasium with Rev. Ken Muck. Friends may call on Friday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or to her children’s education fund. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Carol M. Lighthart - 8010/1/1932 - 4/3/2013
Carol Mae Lighthart, 80, of Bushnell, died 2:06 P.M. Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at McDonough County Hospital, Macomb.
She was born October 1, 1932, the daughter of Raymond and Margaret (Button) Kalb. She was raised and educated in Roseville, where she graduated from Roseville High School. She attended nurses training and was a Registered Nurse.
Carol married Jack Fredrick Lighthart.
She worked at West Lake Hospital in Melrose Park, IL and at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg. She enjoyed cooking.
She was Christian faith.
Her family includes, one son, Steven Lighthart and one daughter, Susan Bonder both of Bushnell, two grandchildren, Jennifer Mae Weter and Paul Joseph Weter, two sisters, Lois Beard of Roseville and Linda (Bob) Miller of Montgomery, IL and three brothers, Duane (June) Kalb of St. Augustine, IL, Theodore (Liz) Kalb of Lebanon, PA and William (Gerry) Kalb of West Burlington, IA along with nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation has been accorded. There will be a Celebration of Life from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Roseville Christian Church, Roseville, IL. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.
Larry Dale Taylor - 563/9/1957 - 4/2/2013
Larry Dale Taylor, 56, of Monmouth, died at 5:38 A.M. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg.
Larry was born March 9, 1957 in Galesburg, the son of Robert C. and Genevieve W. (Fry) Taylor. He raised and educated in Monmouth and attended Monmouth High School.
Larry married Sarah A. Smith in Monmouth on December 6, 1975 and she survives.
He was a retired bus driver and enjoyed fixing up houses and renting them out.
Larry was a member of the First Christian Church in Monmouth.
His family includes his wife, Sarah; one daughter, Stephanie Taylor of Monmouth; two sisters, Debbie (Gary) Royse and Ginger Taylor both of Monmouth; one brother Terry (Sheila) Taylor of Monmouth; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents and one nephew preceded him in death.
Cremation has been accorded. A memorial service will be 11 A.M. Monday, April 8, 2013 at First Christian Church, Monmouth with Rev. Jim Epperson. Visitation with his family will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Internment of ashes will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Memorial may be give to the Joslin Diabetes Center or to OSF Holy Family Medical Center.
Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Betty Seward - 767/21/1936 - 4/2/2013
Betty Ann Seward, 76, of Monmouth, died in Warren County Tuesday afternoon, April 2, 2013 as a result of an automobile accident.
Betty was born on July 21, 1936 in Quincy, IL, the daughter of William and Violet Stenrose. She was raised and educated in Quincy and graduated valedictorian of her class from Quincy High School in 1954. She then went on to graduate from Western Illinois University in 1958 with a B.S. in education.
Betty married Charles S. Seward on May 29, 1958 in Pekin, IL and he survives.
She taught at Warren High School for 32 years, first teaching art then English. Betty enjoyed making quilts by hand, cross-stitching, and loved her animals.
Her family includes her husband Charlie and her daughter, Alisa Bycroft both of Monmouth.
She was preceded by her parents, an uncle, and her grandmother.
Funeral services will be 1:30 P.M. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Hoover Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Rev. Jim Epperson. Entombment will follow at the Warren County Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call after noon on Sunday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Memorials may be given to the Western Illinois Animal Rescue. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Sandra Lee Ester Melow - 562/20/1957 - 2/27/2013
Sandra Lee Ester Melow
Sandra Lee Ester Melow, 56, of Galesburg, IL, died 8:30 PM Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at her home.
She was born February 20, 1957, at Moline, IL, the daughter of Herbert and LaVerne (Pearson) Ester. She was raised and educated in Alexis.
Sandra married Bob Melow on July 21, 1978.
She was a homemaker and had done babysitting. She enjoyed her grandchildren and gardening.
Her family includes her daughter, Amy Bainbridge of Alexis, her son Bob (Bernadette) Melow of Woodhull, four grandchildren, Alex Bainbridge, Hannah Bainbridge, Jasmine Jefko and Benny Melow, six brothers, Tim (Fran) Sobie of Chicago, Ralph (Diane) Sobie of Chicago, Dan Sobie of Florida, Larry (Marcie) Sobie of Texas, John (Stacy) Ester of Galesburg and Sam (Lori) Ester of Alexis and one sister Sue (Brian) Elshof of Ft. Collins, Co. along with nieces and nephews and special friend, Fred Melow of Woodhull.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, David Ester and Charles Ester.
Cremation has been accorded. A celebration of life will be held 5:00 P.M. Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Alexis Field House, Alexis. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Janice K. Thye - 7110/29/1941 - 2/18/2013
Janice K. Thye, 71, of Alexis, died 10:45 A.M. Monday, February 18, 2013, at her home.
She was born October 29, 1941 in Burlington, Iowa the daughter of James and Helen (Enke) Thye. She was raised and educated in Burlington.
Janice worked as an aid at a local nursing home. She was a cheerful and giving person. Janice loved crocheting and making crafts.
Her family included her former husband, Jack Reddington of Alexis; four children, Tabb Abbott of Alexis, Scott Young of Seattle WA, Shane Young of the Quad Cities, and Joyce (Jim) Kipp of Denver CO; five grandchildren; one sister, Janeen (Arthur) Scroggins of Eldon, MO, three brothers, James (Pebs) Miller of Sherman, TX, John Randy Miller of Eldon, MO, and Jeffery Miller of Atlanta, GA; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and one sister.
A memorial service will be 3 P.M. Friday, February 22, 2013 at Hoover Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis. There will be no family visitation or calling hours. Cremation has been accorded. Memorials will be designed at a later date. Hoover Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
Helen French Earp - 8812/12/1924 - 1/30/2013
Helen French Earp, 88, of Galesburg formerly of Monmouth, died at 7:16 A.M. Wednesday January 30, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria.
She was born December 12, 1924 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Martin L. and Helen Sarah (French) Claycomb. She was raised and educated in Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School in 1942. She then attended Brown’s Business College in Galesburg for 2 years.
Helen married Robert Earp in Monmouth on November 2, 1946.
She worked for a time at a local finance company.
Helen’s main interests were her family and the ministry of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She also enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening, and camping.
She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Galesburg.
Helen’s family included her husband, Robert; one daughter, Nancy (Kenneth) Hanson of Wallkill, NY; three sons, John (Marcia) Earp of Wallkill, NY, Ron (Karen) Earp of Knoxville, IL, Jeff (Ramona) Earp of Marquette Heights, IL; six grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, Devin, Kelly, Austin, and Alana; two sisters, Martha (Robert) Miller of Scottsdale, AZ and Lynn (Herb) Carman of Salton City, CA; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial service will be 2 P.M. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Galesburg with Jules Purvis presiding. Visitation with family will be prior to and following the memorial service. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com
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