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November 16, 2018

Irene M. Gooding

Irene M. Gooding

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Irene M. Gooding, 84, of Quincy, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Blessing Hospital. Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

Ruth Arlene Hopson

Ruth Arlene Hopson

Carthage, Illinois

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Ruth Arlene Hopson, 91, of Carthage, Ill., died at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Memorial Hospital, Carthage. Ruth was born June 30, 1927, the daughter of Roy and Callie (Hainline) Sly in Emmett, Ill. On Nov. 9, 1947, she was united in marriage to...

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 14 to Nov. 16, 2018.

Ruth Helen Jackson

Ruth Helen Jackson

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Ruth Helen Jackson, 97, of Quincy, died 5:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Ruth was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Quincy, a daughter of Elmer August Peter and Hildegarde Gertrude Winking Huseman. She married John Will Jackson on March 20, 1943, in...

Ruth Keppner

Ruth Keppner

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Ruth Irene Keppner, 89, of Quincy, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at St. Vincent's Home. Born Nov. 28, 1928, in Quincy, Ruth was the daughter of Kenneth and Gladys Allen Hill. She married O. Richard "Dick" Keppner on Jan. 11, 1947, in Quincy. He...

Tammy S. Lepper

Tammy S. Lepper

Fowler, Illinois

FOWLER, Ill. -- Tammy S. Lepper, 57, of Fowler, Ill., died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Blessing Hospital. She was born on Jan. 3, 1961, in Quincy, the daughter of Robert and Eunice (Daniels) Bangert. She married Tim Lepper on June 13, 1992. He survives. Tammy was a 1979...

Nellie Irene Miller

Nellie Irene Miller

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Nellie Irene Miller, 97, of Quincy, died at 4:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Bickford Cottage. Nellie was born Aug. 21, 1921, in Shelby County, Mo., a daughter of Raymond M. and Eddie Deane Looney Watkins. On April 27, 1949, she married Ervin Miller at Fort...

Gary Noel

Gary Noel

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Gary Phillip Noel, beloved husband, father and friend, passed peacefully at the age of 73 with his family by his side in Owensboro, Ky., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Gary has entered his eternal reward with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Gary was born on Sept. 2,...

John D. Parker

John D. Parker

Canton, Illinois

CANTON, Mo. -- Our father, John D. Parker, passed away in our home in Canton on Saturday morning, Nov. 10, 2018, at the age of 76. How do you put into words what makes a man? There are plenty of adjectives that would suit our father: strong, intelligent, wise, hard-working,...

Robert James Strode

Robert James Strode

Quincy, Michigan

QUINCY -- Robert James Strode, 95, of Hastings, Mich., and formerly of Quincy, died at 11:10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at the Flower House of Nashville, Mich. He was born April 10, 1923, in Springfield, Ill., a son of Robert Frank and Iva Ellen Nichols Strode. On April...

Doris Utter

Doris Utter

Quincy, Illinois

Quincy -- Doris Jeanette Utter, 93, a longtime Quincy resident, died at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home, where she had been living since her Alzheimer's diagnosis several years ago. Born Oct. 11, 1925, on a farm near Maywood, Mo., Doris was the...

November 15, 2018

Sidney Paul Avant

Sidney Paul Avant

Lewistown, Missouri

LEWISTOWN, Mo. -- Sidney Paul Avant, 82, of Lewistown, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Hester Community Church in rural Maywood. Burial will be in the Lewistown Cemetery, with military honors provided by Lewis...

George M. Lewis

George M. Lewis

Palmyra, Missouri

PALMYRA, Mo.-- George "Gadget" Morrow Lewis, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, surrounded by family in his home of 55 years. Born Aug. 14, 1927, to Helen Morrow and George Brown Lewis, Gadget was a lifelong resident of Palmyra. As their only child, he was...

Dale Smith

Dale Smith

Palmyra, Missouri

PALMYRA, Mo.-- Dale Smith, 69, of Palmyra, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Monroe City Manor in Monroe City, Mo. Dale was born Nov. 24, 1948, in Elmhurst, Ill., to Armond Dale Smith Sr. and Beulah Miller Smith. He was married to Cindy Tauber on Jan....

Mary R. Sternke

Mary R. Sternke

Quincy, Missouri

QUINCY-- Mary Regina Sternke, 87, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Bickford Cottage in Quincy, surrounded by love and prayers. Mary was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Hannibal, Mo., to Clarence M. and Bertha Regina "Jean" Whalen Mangin. ...

Gloria A. Tomlinson

Gloria A. Tomlinson

Rushville, Illinois

RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- Gloria A. Tomlinson, 87, of Rushville, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at HSHS St. John Hospital in Springfield, Ill. Services will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Wood Funeral Home, Rushville. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and from 1 to 2 p.m. Nov....

Larry K. Weilbrenner

Larry K. Weilbrenner

Canton, Missouri

CANTON, Mo. -- Larry K. Weilbrenner, 79, of Canton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at his home near Canton. Larry was born March 18, 1939, in Downing, Mo., a son of John Lloyd and Wanda Lavon Ashworth Weilbrenner. He married Jeanie Daniels in Gorin, Mo., on May 24,...

November 14, 2018

Ella L. Stathakis

Ella L. Stathakis

Camp Point, Illinois

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Ella L. Stathakis, 90, of Camp Point, Ill., died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at TimberPoint HealthCare Center. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Sunset Cemetery, Illinois Veterans Home. Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is handling...

November 13, 2018

Mary Ann Fisher

Mary Ann Fisher

Hannibal, Missouri

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mary Ann Fisher, 71, of Hannibal, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, with services following at 11 a.m. Burial will be at...

Betty Rae Gallaher

Betty Rae Gallaher

Quincy, Illinois

Betty Rae Gallaher, 90, of Quincy, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Born April 1, 1928, in Quincy, Betty was the daughter of George and Mary Ellen Arnold York. She married Wilburn "Bill" Gallaher on June 27, 1946, in Quincy. He preceded her in...

Gerald R. "Jerry" Johnson

Gerald R. "Jerry" Johnson

Quincy, Illinois

Gerald Robert "Jerry" Johnson, 79, of Quincy, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at his home. He was born Dec. 20, 1938, in Peoria, Ill., a son of Gerald M. and Marie (O'Donnell) Johnson. Jerry was a graduate of Quincy College and of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He...

Ruth Irene Keppner

Ruth Irene Keppner

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Ruth Irene Keppner, 89, of Quincy, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at St. Vincent's Home. Visitation will be 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home, with services following at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in...

Richard L. Kleinlein

Richard L. Kleinlein

Meredosia, Illinois

MEREDOSIA, Ill. -- Richard L. Kleinlein, 86, of Meredosia, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at his home. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Buchanan and Cody Funeral Home in Meredosia, with burial at Oakland Cemetery. The family will meet friends 10 to 11 a.m....

Nellie "Irene" Miller

Nellie "Irene" Miller

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Nellie "Irene" Miller, 97, of Quincy, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Bickford Cottage. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Dougherty officiating. Entombment will be in the Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum....

Melissa Lynn Ohnemus "Missie" Moore

Melissa Lynn Ohnemus "Missie" Moore

Delray Beach, Florida

Melissa "Missie" Lynn Ohnemus Moore, 47, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Quincy, died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Palm Beach County, Fla. Missie was born April 6, 1971, in Quincy, to Daniel "Paul" Ohnemus and Linda Altrogge...

Larry Dean Parkes

Larry Dean Parkes

Philadelphia, Missouri

PHILADELPHIA, Mo. -- Larry Dean Parkes, 42, of Philadelphia, formerly of Hannibal, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hannibal. Visitation will be 6 to...

Margaret Anne Parrish

Margaret Anne Parrish

Edina, Missouri

EDINA, Mo. -- Margaret Anne Parrish, 79 of Edina, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home east of Edina. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the funeral home. Burial will be in...

Mildred Louise Schaffer

Mildred Louise Schaffer

Lagrange, Missouri

Mildred Louise Schaffer, 102, of Quincy, formerly of LaGrange, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home in Quincy. She was born Sept. 7, 1916, the first child of Solon and Atha Wolfe Silvey. Mildred attended Gem City Business College and Culver-Stockton...

David R. Schlueter

David R. Schlueter

Canton, Missouri

David R. Schlueter, 65, of Canton, Mo., died at 5:10 pm Friday, Nov, 9, 2018, at his home. Born Jan. 10, 1953, in Quincy, Dave was a son of Eugene "Gene" and Martha Louise Conrad Schlueter. He married Patricia "Patti" Harvey on June 24, 1989, in Quincy, and she preceded him...

Robert James Strode

Robert James Strode

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Robert James Strode, 95, of Hastings, Mich., and formerly of Quincy, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, the Flower House of Nashville, Mich. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with the Rev. Timothy A. White officiating....

Doris J. Utter

Doris J. Utter

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Doris J. Utter, 93, of Quincy, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial...

November 12, 2018

Marianna Gredell

Marianna Gredell

Keokuk, Iowa

KEOKUK, Iowa -- Marianna Gredell, 89, of Keokuk, died Nov. 11, 2018, at her home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at the All Saints Catholic Church, Keokuk. Burial will be in the Keokuk National Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Tuesday at the...

Margie R. Wattenbarger

Margie R. Wattenbarger

Mo, Missouri

KAHOKA, Mo. -- Margie R. Wattenbarger, 100, of Kahoka, died Nov. 10, 2018, at the Clark County Nursing Home, Kahoka. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Wilson Funeral Home, Kahoka. Burial will be in Kahoka Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m....

November 11, 2018

H. Lynn Bale

H. Lynn Bale

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- H. Lynn Bale, 56, of Chatham, formerly of Quincy, died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. Lynn was born Sept. 18, 1962, in Rushville, a son of Hobson and Linda Lynn Bale. He married Cathy Lafferty Sept. 20, 1991, in Quincy....

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2018.

Caryl Jeanne Tasker

Caryl Jeanne Tasker

Griggsville, Illinois

GRIGGSVILLE, Ill.-- Caryl Jeanne Tasker, 92, of Portland, Ore., formerly of Griggsville; St. Louis; Winter Park, Fla.; Quincy; and Clarksdale, Miss., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in Portland. Caryl was the first born of Rex Raines Bailey and Ella Dorethea Nielsen Bailey on...

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2018.

November 10, 2018

Etta Marguerite Bartz Helfrich (Rete)

Etta Marguerite Bartz Helfrich (Rete)

Ewing, Missouri

EWING, Mo. -- Etta Marguerite (Rete) Bartz Helfrich, 90, of Ewing, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Etta was one of 15 children and was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Washington, Iowa, to Charles Nick and Etta May Doran Bartz. She was married to...

Helen Kathleen Staff

Helen Kathleen Staff

West Point, Illinois

WEST POINT, Ill. -- Helen Kathleen Staff, 91, of Jacksonville, Ill., formerly of West Point, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. Kathleen was born on July 12, 1927, in Chambersburg to the late Harvey D. and Mamie Lee (Akin) Kallenbach....

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2018.

Harold R. Turtle

Harold R. Turtle

Keokuk, Iowa

Harold R. Turtle, 100, of Keokuk, Iowa, died Nov. 8, 2018, at River Hills Village, Keokuk. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Vigen Memorial Home, Keokuk, with the Rev. Rodney Underwood officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Keokuk National...

November 9, 2018

Henry Feldkamp

Henry Feldkamp

Canton, Missouri

CANTON, Mo. -- Henry William Feldkamp, 88, of Canton, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. Henry William Feldkamp was born Aug. 18, 1930, a son of Ernest and Laura Belle Lehenbauer Feldkamp at the family home outside LaGrange. He was married to...

Paul S. Gabriel

Paul S. Gabriel

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Paul S. Gabriel, 92, of Quincy, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Born June 8, 1926, in Kennett, Mo., Paul was a son J.C. and Mallie Henfling Gabriel. He married Marjorie Loos on March 20, 1948, in Salem Evangelical United...

Betty Rae Gallaher

Betty Rae Gallaher

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY --Betty Rae Gallaher, 90, of Quincy, died Nov. 8, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the Payson New Cemetery, Payson. Visitation will be from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Monday at Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

Etta Marguerite Bartz Helfrich (Rete)

Etta Marguerite Bartz Helfrich (Rete)

Ewing, Missouri

EWING, Mo. -- Etta Marguerite (Rete) Bartz Helfrich, 90, of Ewing, died Nov. 6, 2018, at Blessing Hospital, Quincy. Services and burial will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Lewistown Cemetery in Lewistown, Mo. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Ball-Davis...

Gregory Lueckenhoff

Gregory Lueckenhoff

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Gregory (Greg) Lee Lueckenhoff, 66, of Quincy, went to be with our Lord at 3:46 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after passing from AL Amyloidosis, a very rare disease that is extremely difficult to diagnose and even harder to...

Susan Sparks

Susan Sparks

Palmyra, Missouri

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Susan Ann Sparks, 68, of Palmyra, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Susan was born Nov. 20, 1949, in Springfield, Ill. Susan's adopted parents were Marion and Edna Cramer. She was married to Jim Sparks on June 26, 1982,...

Brandon Scott Stone

Brandon Scott Stone

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Brandon Scott Stone, 32, of Quincy, died at 10:49 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at Blessing Hospital. Brandon was born Dec. 4, 1985, in Bryan, Texas, a son of Jimmie G. and Betty Freeman Stone. He married the love of his life, Alexandra "Allie" Stone, on June 8,...

Raymond Weems

Raymond Weems

Quincy, Illinois

QUINCY -- Raymond Weems, 92, of Quincy, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Blessing Hospital. He was born on May 19, 1926, in Iuka, a son of Austin Herbert and Mandy Estella (Dial) Weems. He married Darlene Louderback on Aug. 5, 1950. She survives. He served in the United States...

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