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Samuel Vance McKie
1932 - 2019
GALESBURG - Samuel Vance McKie, 87, of Galesburg, formerly of Oneida, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Seminary Manor, Galesburg. Sam was born March 18, 1932, in Oneida, the son of Clyde Miller and Clara...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 25, 2019
Samuel V. McKie
1932 - 2019
Samuel was born on March 18, 1932 and passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.? Funeral services...
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Published online on Aug. 24, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Donald was born on November 11, 1927 and passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019. A memorial visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home, Galesburg. Private graveside...
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Published online on Aug. 25, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Eloise Ann Sholl
1942 - 2019
GALESBURG - Eloise Ann Sholl, 76, of Galesburg, died at 8:34 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Aperion Care Galesburg North. Eloise was born Sept. 11, 1942, in Galesburg. She was the daughter of Calvin and Josephine...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 24, 2019
Eloise was born on September 11, 1942 and passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019. All friends and family are welcomed to attend the burial of cremated remains will be held at 1:30 PM, on Wednesday, August...
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Published online on Aug. 24, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Jack Wilbur Soper
1932 - 2019
GALESBURG - Jack Wilbur Soper, 87, Galesburg, died at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg. Jack was born Jan. 20, 1932, in Knoxville. He was the son of Scott and Alma...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 23, 2019
"When you die, if you get a choice between regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it's not, mmmm boy." — Jack Handy and, quoting him, Colleen Hyde GALESBURG — On...
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Aug. 22, 2019
ONEIDA - "When you die, if you get a choice between regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it's not, mmmm boy." - Jack Handy and quoting him, Colleen Hyde On Aug. 20, 2019,...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 22, 2019
Colleen was born on February 2, 1953 and passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.
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Published online on Aug. 22, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
GALESBURG - Charles C. "Chuck" Richardson, 73, Galesburg, died at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at home. Chuck was born April 7, 1946, in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Chester Charles and Frances Gertrude (Franklin)...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 17, 2019
Charles was born on April 7, 1946 and passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Chuck served in the US Navy from 1967 to 1971 in Vietnam aboard the USS Diamond Head. A memorial service will be 1 p.m....
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Published online on Aug. 20, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Darlene B. Wilson
1927 - 2019
GALESBURG - Darlene B. Wilson, 92, Galesburg, died early Friday morning, Aug. 16, 2019, at Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville. Darlene was born April 30, 1927, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of Nathan Samuel and...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 20, 2019
Darlene was born on April 30, 1927 and passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg, Pastor Jack Hastings will...
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Published online on Aug. 20, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Karen Moody
1939 - 2019
ALTONA - Karen Moody, 80, of Altona, died at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in the Emergency Department at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. Karen was born Jan. 18, 1939, in Avon, the daughter of Verner...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 16, 2019
Karen was born on January 18, 1939 and passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Along with her parents, Karen was preceded in death by one brother, Chuck Rylander and one sister, Lillian Voss. Karen grew up in...
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Published online on Aug. 16, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Rudy R. Aten
1947 - 2019
GALESBURG - Rudy R. Aten, 72, Galesburg, died at 3:03 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Rudy was born March 8, 1947, in Avon, to Cline and Vivian (Nell) Aten. He was raised in...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 14, 2019
Rudy was born on March 8, 1947 and passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019. He was raised in Carthage, Illinois and graduated from Carthage High School in 1965. In his younger years, Rudy could be found...
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Published online on Aug. 14, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Eloisa Velazquez
1943 - 2019
GALESBURG - Eloisa Velazquez, 75, Galesburg, died at 10:13 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, surrounded by her family at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Eloisa was born Nov. 15, 1943, in Dr Arroyo, Nuevo Leon,...
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Published in The Register-Mail on Aug. 13, 2019
Eloisa Velazquez
1943 - 2019
Eloisa was born on November 15, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg, with praying...
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Published online on Aug. 12, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
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