John E. Ewing, 81, of 1310 Sycamore St., died at 12:40 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 27, 2014) in Blessing Hospital. John was born Nov. 29, 1932, in Quincy, the son of Emery W. and Clara Landwher Ewing. He married Lois Richmond on July 4, 1959 in St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Quincy. She survives. John was a graduate of Liberty (Ill.) High School. He served in the Untied States Air Force from 1951 to 1955. John worked as a print operator for Packaging Corporation for 26 years. He also worked for Blessing Hospital from where he retired in 2002. He was a member of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Survivors in addition to his wife include a son, Bruce (Monica) Ewing of Quincy; five grandchildren, Megan (fiancé Colby Rainbolt) Ewing of Quincy, Morgan (Matt Harrigan) Ewing of Darwin, Australia, MacKenzie (Steven DeLonjay) Ewing of Quincy, and Quinton (Demi Baker) and Austin Ewing, both of Quincy; a great-granddaughter, Willow Marie Rainbolt, of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Arthur, Ralph, Harry and Robert Ewing, and a sister, Ellen Steinkamp. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marlin Rempfer officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy. VISITATION: 9 to 11 a.m. Friday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home MEMORIALS: St. James Radio Broadcast ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home WEBSITE: www.hansenspear.com Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com
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1535 State Street Quincy, IL 62301
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 28 to Aug. 30, 2014