Thomas H. Rhinehart - 67
8/20/1947 - 9/19/2014
Longmont, Colorado, formerly of Kirkwood, Illinois Thomas H. Rhinehart, 67, of Longmont, Colorado, formerly of Kirkwood,...
Louise Gossett Hoover - 88
4/29/1926 - 9/16/2014
Crowely, Texas, formerly of Monmouth, Illinois Louise Gossett Hoover of Crowley, Texas, formerly of Monmouth, died...

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J. Francis Warren - 87

3/20/1926 - 2/27/2014
Monmouth, Illinois J. Francis Warren, 87, of Monmouth, died 6:45, P.M. Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Monmouth Nursing Home, Monmouth. He was born March 20, 1926 in Gibbs Missouri the son of Otha G. and Junie (Glasgow) Warren. He was reared and educated in Gibbs, MO, graduated from Brashears High School in 1943. Francis married Dorothy Munson in Monmouth on July 18, 1953 and she died April 6, 1997. He served with the United States Army during World War II from 1944-1946 stationed in the Philippines and Japan. Francis worked at Western Auto, Max’s Auto Supply and Maple City NAPA before retiring in 1988. He worked on lawn equipment all those years. He was a life member of the Monmouth VFW Post #2301. Surviving is one sister, Irene Myers of Tucson, AZ, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one brother. Cremation has been accorded and memorial services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Pastor Paul Lydic of the Gerlaw Christian Church. Interment of ashes with military honors will follow in the Roseville Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation with his family and friends will be one hour prior to the memorial services at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Memorials may be given to Strom Center. Online condolences may be left at hoover-hall.com

Theresa L. Fox-Allen - 57

4/7/1956 - 2/26/2014
Galesburg, Illinois Theresa L. Fox-Allen, 57, of Galesburg, died 1:40 A.M. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at her home. She was born April 7, 1956 at Galesburg the daughter of William H. and Mary Katheryn (Stull) Fox. She was raised and educated in Alexis and graduated from Alexis High School in 1974. Theresa married Tim R. Allen in Killeen, Texas on May 28, 1993 and he preceded her in death on July 23, 2003. Theresa served in the U.S. Army from August 22, 1984 until February 27, 1990 where she served with the transportation unit in Fort Sill, OK and Kaiserslautern, Germany. During Theresa’s enlistment she received numerous medals including the Army Service Ribbon, Army Accommodation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Sharpshooter Marksmanship Badge Rifle M-16. Theresa was known to help anyone in need and went above and beyond for those she loved. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. She first worked at Galesburg Research Mental Health Hospital of Galesburg until entering the U.S. Army. Upon her discharge from the Army and returning to the states she worked at Zellar Mental Health in Peoria along with other various occupations and has worked at Countryside Realtors in Galesburg since 2013. Those left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Lindy (Eric) Shaw of Aledo and Jenifer (Trent) Simkins of Alexis, two sons, Jeremy (Michelle) O’Brien of Gatesville, TX and Nathaniel (Megan) Allen of Alexis, father, William H. Fox of North Henderson, five grandchildren, Brea and Kealy Simkins, Wayne O’Brien, Timothy Shaw and Carter Ryan and baby Allen due in July 2014, one sister, Deborah (Brian) Dillbeck of Alexis, two brothers, Richard (Tina) Fox of Alexis and Michael (Kelly) Fox of North Henderson along with aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, husband and grandparents Loren and Florence Fox and Clarence and Mary Stull. Funeral service will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis with Rev. Beth Hamilton of Zion Lutheran Church. Cremation will be accorded following the service and interment of ashes will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, North Henderson at a later date. Her family will receive friends from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday. Memorials may be left to be designated later. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

Glen E. Brahmstedt - 77

1/30/2014 - 1/30/2014
Galesburg, Illinois Glen Edward Brahmstedt, 77, of Galesburg, Illinois, died Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg. He was born March 10, 1936 at Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Arthur and Ella (Ahlgren) Brahmstedt. He was raised and educated in the Alexis area. He was a Plumber by trade. He is survived by one son, Doug Brahmstedt, one sister Ruth Sandberg of Ticonderoga, NY and one brother, Art C. Brahmstedt, Jr. of Ophiem, IL along with nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Raymond “Pete” Brahmstedt. Graveside services will be at 12:00 noon Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Alexis, Cemetery with Rev. Terry Johnston. His family will be present from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon Saturday at Hoover- Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis, Illinois. On line condolences may be left a hooverhall.com

Elizabeth M. Waugh - 96

8/23/1917 - 1/25/2014
Little York, Illinois Elizabeth M. Waugh, 96, of Little York, died at 5:24 A.M. Saturday, January 25, 2014, at Monmouth Nursing Home. She was born August 23, 1917 in Henderson County, IL, the daughter of Leo and Pearl (Hottle) Smith. She was raised and educated at Bald Bluff and graduated from Seaton High School in 1935. She received her teaching degree from Western Illinois University in Macomb. Elizabeth married Ivan R. Waugh in Henderson County on June 1, 1941 and he preceded her in death on July 22, 1996. Elizabeth taught elementary school at the Little York School starting in 1937 and continuing on through the transition to Yorkwood Community School until retiring in 1973. She continued to substitute teach after retirement for a number of years. She and her husband enjoying traveling and dancing, and she enjoyed gardening. She was a member of the Little Cedar Presbyterian Church in Little York. She was also a member of the Warren County Retired Teachers and Alpha Rho Chapter #41 of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Her family includes one sister-in-law, Ruby Smith of Monmouth, three nieces, Janna Grimesey of Phoenix, AZ, Bonnie (Skip) Skripps of Macomb, IL and Karen (Tammy) Lufkin of Galesburg, IL, two great nephews, David and J uan Grimesey, one great niece, Kirsten Bruns, and two great great nephews, Jude and Maddax. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, William Smith, one sister, Mary Grimesey and two nephews, Larry Smith and Leo Grimesey. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, January 29,2104 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Pastor Pam Moore. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday morning at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth where her family will be present for visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be left for the United School Elementary Library or the Donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Mary Kathryn Fox - 80

10/30/1933 - 1/17/2014
North Henderson Mary Kathryn Fox, 80, North Henderson, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born Oct. 30, 1933, in Monmouth, the daughter of Clarence and Mary (Shunick) Stull. She married William (Bill) Fox on Jan. 19, 1956, at St. John's Catholic Church in Woodhull. She is survived by her husband, William (Bill) Fox; two daughters, Theresa Fox-Allen of Galesburg and Deborah (Brian) Dillbeck of Alexis; two sons, Richard (Tina) Fox of Alexis and Mike (Kelly) Fox of North Henderson; three sisters, Betty Bruns of Alexis, Jane (Bill) Burgland of Galesburg, and Martha Baker of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers, Willard (Ruth) Stull of Alexis and Gene (Judy) Stull of Galesburg; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Francis Stull. She worked for Galesburg Research Mental Health Center and Cottage Hospital as a registered nurse for many years. She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church of Alexis. She was the center of her family. She was a wonderful caregiver, not a day went by without a card being sent out for birthdays, anniversaries, get wells or just because she wanted. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Alexis. Monsignor Tom Mack will officiate. Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the church, and the rosary will be recited at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in North Henderson. Memorials may be made to the Alexis-North Henderson Ambulance and Fire Protection. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Alexis, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

John M. Holliday - 81

6/30/1932 - 1/12/2014
Casa Grande, AZ, formerly of Monmouth and Oquawka John M. Holliday, 81, of Casa Grande, Arizona, formerly of Monmouth and Oquawka, died 5:15 A.M. Sunday, January 12, 2014 in Casa Grande, Arizona. He was born June 30, 1932 in Monmouth, the son of Mitchell and Frances Lynn (Boggs) Holliday. He was raised and educated in Monmouth and attended Monmouth College and graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago. John married Margaret Firoved on December 17, 1954 at Monmouth, Illinois and she preceded him in death on August 28, 1999. He first owned and operated Holliday and Hoover Memorial Chapel in Monmouth with his brother, William Holliday and Wm C. Hoover until 1965. He then operated funeral homes in Bartonville, Roberts and Paxton, Illinois until retiring in 1993 and moved to Oquawka, living there until moving to Arizona in 2001. He enjoyed playing golf. He was a life long member of the Lions Club and was a Free Mason. Those left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Frances L. Reinier of Steamboat Springs, CO, two sons, James M. (Traci) Holliday of Bartonville, IL and William B. Holliday of Sibley, IL, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, January 17, 2014 at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth with Rev. Jon Sims of the First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday morning at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel where his family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorial may be left for Delabar Mississippi Youth Park. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Hazel Elizabeth Curtis - 98

10/9/1915 - 1/12/2014
Monmouth, Illinois Hazel Elizabeth Curtis, 98, of Monmouth died 6:55 P.M. Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Roseville Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Roseville She was born October 9, 1915 in Plymouth, IL. the daughter of Joseph Emberry and Ada (Copeland) Manlove. She attended school in Quincy, Il. Hazel married Stanley J. Hemm in 1931 in Monmouth. She later married Robert E. Curtis on April 13, 1941 in New London, MO. Hazel loved to travel, seeing all 50 States, Canada, Mexico, Iceland and 7 European countries. She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crafts and oil painting. Hazel worked for 17 years at Services Rubber in Rock Island, IL and retired from Community Memorial Hospital in Monmouth. She was a member of the Grace Methodist Church in Qunicy. Survivors include her son, Vern L. (Phyllis) Hemm of Quincy, IL; 5 grandchildren, David Hemm of Clovis NM., Mark Hemm, Gerald Hemm and Steven Hemm of Quincy and Joyce Brantley of Oklahoma City, OK, 9 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 6 brothers, Troy Manlove, Vern Manlove, Ralph Manlove, Everett Manlove, Wayne Manlove and Louis Manlove and two sisters, Lara Hoelscher and Mildred Egbers. Cremation has been accorded. There will be no visitation. Graveside services and interment of ashes will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Brooklyn Cemetery, Brooklyn, IL with Rev. Jim Epperson. Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Robert Lee Inman - 74

1/14/1939 - 1/12/2014
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Monmouth, Illinois Robert L. Inman, 74, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, formerly of Monmouth. IL. died 4:38 A.M. Sunday, January 12, 2014 at University Hospital, Iowa. He was born January 14, 1939 at Macomb, Illinois, the son of William Henderson and Lola (Bader) Inman. He was raised and educated in Monmouth. Robert served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1961. Robert married Ruby Taylor in Monmouth on September 23, 1961 and she preceded him in death on December 27, 2008. He was a federal meat inspector working in various packing plants. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, crossword puzzle, western movies and wrestling. Those left to cherish his memory are three sons, Lee (Roxann) Inman of Marion, Iowa, Bill (Deneil) Inman of Monmouth and Robert Inman of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 16 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two brothers, Donald Inman of Monmouth and Larry (Carol) Inman of Vancouver, Washington and one sister, Audrey (Earl) Hull of Monmouth along with nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one great granddaughter, one great grandson, three brothers and one sister. Funeral will be 10:30 A.M. Saturday, January 18, 2014 Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Burial will be in Monmouth Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth, where his family will be present from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Memorials may be left to be designated later. On line condolences may be left at hooverhall.com

Isabel B. Marshall - 99

4/24/1914 - 1/1/2014
Monmouth, Illinois

Isabel Bickett Marshall, 99, of Monmouth died peacefully at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. She was born April 24, 1914 at New Concord, Ohio, the daughter of John Wilson and Leoti (Watt) Bickett. She grew up in Roney’s Point, West Virginia, and graduated from Monmouth College in 1936. She then attended Mosher Business College in Chicago and later lived and worked in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Isabel married James William Marshall of Monmouth on March 30, 1940, in Chicago; Dr. Marshall preceded her in death on May 25, 1997. Isabel enjoyed life to the fullest with faith, family, friends and the many community organizations she was a part of; she enjoyed helping others all her life. She was an active member of Faith United Presbyterian Church of Monmouth where she served as an Elder, Deacon, Trustee, and Sunday School teacher. She was a dedicated member of Presbyterian Women USA. Isabel Circle, a women’s group at Faith Church, is named in her honor. A member of Chapter E PEO for over 65 years, Isabel served as its president three times. She also was a member of Alpha Xi Delta, and proudly participated in its local alumni chapter and enjoyed interacting with active Beta Epsilon Chapter members at Monmouth College. Isabel remained connected to the College all her life, serving as Tau Pi Mortar Board president and officer and receiving the Distinguished Alumni Service Award. She carried the love of music from a very early age, from playing piano and singing at churches where her father was minister to promoting cultural events in the local Monmouth community as a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Maple Leaf Community Concert Series. She supported her husband, Jim, in his medical practice all her adult life and was president of the Warren County Medical Auxiliary. In 1968, Isabel was named the Woman of the Year by the Monmouth Altrusa Club. She was voted an Ageless Achiever by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging in 2001 and a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow in 2002. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends at her home at 318 East Boston Avenue, Monmouth, where she lived for 62 years. Isabel and Jim reared five children in Monmouth, two of their own as well as the three children of her oldest sister, Mildred. Those left to cherish her memory are one son, John Marshall, and one daughter, Jane (Buster, Jr.) Kellogg, both of Monmouth, as well as a niece, Alis Creswell Chy of Monmouth, and a nephew, John Ward (Karen) Creswell of Lincoln, Nebraska, both of whom were raised in Isabel’s home. Those left to cherish also include her nieces, Sue Ranney of Boise, Idaho, and Betty Snodgrass (Charles) Herold of Weeki Wachee, Florida, as well as nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jim, her sisters, Mildred and Laura Caroline, her nephew, Steven Marshall Ranney, and her niece, Carolbel Creswell Peters, who also lived in the Marshall household. In keeping with Isabel’s love of hosting family and friends at her home, all are invited to attend a Open House celebrating her life, which will be hosted by her family at 318 East Boston Avenue, Monmouth, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, January 3, 2014. A memorial service will be held at Faith United Presbyterian Church at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Private family interment will be held prior to the memorial service. Isabel’s family will greet family and friends at Faith Church from noon Saturday until the time of service. Friends may call on Friday at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth, during the day. Memorials may be made in her honor to Faith United Presbyterian Church or the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be left at hooverhall.com.

Cecil May - 82

3/18/1932 - 12/29/2013
Oquawka, Illinois Cecil R. May, 82 of Oquawka, Illinois, died 8:53 P.M. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab, Stronghurst, Illinois. He was born March 19, 1932, in Cedar Creek, Missouri, the son of Perry and Minnie (Combs) May. He was raised and educated in Cedar Creek, Missouri. Cecil served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1948 to 1952 and was awarded the Bronze Star, United Nations of Service and National Defense Service Medals. Cecil married Alice Kimmitt in Arkansas on November 26, 1983 and she survives. He was a painter by trade and enjoyed fishing, hunting and playing cards. Cecil was a member of the Light of Life Church Ministries, Oquawka. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Alice of Oquawka, sisters-in-laws Carlone May of Branson, Missouri, Jackie May of Kirbyville, Missouri and Reva Kimmitt of Galesburg, Illinois along with several nieces and nephews. Per Cecil’s wishes, cremation will be accorded, and no visitation or services will be held at this time. Memorials may be made to Oak land Nursing an Rehab or Hospice of the donor’s choice and may be left at Hoover-Hall Memorial Chapel, Monmouth. Online condolences may be left at www.hooverhall.com

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