Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home

Helping Families Connect, Honor & Remember

We offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after loss. Our experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

We will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique.

- Staff Members of Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home


Our Obituaries

Jaclyn Spence

June 24, 1928 - October 2, 2016

Eureka- Jaclyn "Jackie" Spence 88 of Eureka, Illinois formerly of Ohio, passed away and moved on to her new residence in Heaven on Sunday, October 2, 2016.She was born June 24, 1928 in Bucyrus, Ohio to Chester and Lucille Baughman. She married Harold Spence, Jr on September 23, 1950. She is survived by her husband Harold, and four children Harold "Hal" Spence, III (Linda), Beth Brush (Dave), Jeff...
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Rachel Meyer

October 11, 1927 - September 30, 2016

Eureka- Rachel I. Meyer, 88, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:10 a.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. She was born on October 11, 1927 in Washington, IL a daughter of Magnus F. and Esther Hunziker Hartman. She married Clifford C. Meyer on September 13, 1947 in Secor, IL. He passed away on February 14, 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Bev (Jim) League...
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Kathleen Coheely

November 6, 1941 - September 27, 2016

Eureka- Kathleen K. Coheely, 74, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.She was born on November 6, 1941 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Ernest Holland Humes and Alice Kyle Humes. She married Dennis G. Coheely on June 19, 1961 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on October 3, 1992.Surviving are three daughters, Lori (Mark) Wilder of...
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Barbara Jean Hagner

April 28, 1937 - September 21, 2016

Barbara Jean Hagner, 79, of Roanoke, IL passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Her memorial service will be at 11am on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka.Barbara went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 21, 2016. She was born on April 28, 1937 in Bulls Gap, TN a...
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Berdina M. Gerber

December 24, 1927 - September 16, 2016

Eureka- Berdina M. Gerber, 88, of Eureka, IL passed away at 10:16 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.She was born on December 24, 1927 in Eureka, IL a daughter of Walter and Emma Rubin Remmert. She married Raymond Gerber on July 18, 1948 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on April 2, 1981.Survivors include two sons, Roger(Trish) Gerber of Congerville;...
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Betty L. Traister

September 4, 1921 - September 5, 2016

Eureka- Betty L. Traister, 95, of Eureka, passed away at 12:55 am on September 5, 2016 at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Eureka.She was born on September 4, 1921 in Danville, IL to William and Ruth French Trenary. She married Leo "Doc" Traister on March 24, 1946 in Danville, IL. He survives.Also surviving are two daughters, Toni (Mike) Wittlich of Belleville; Carol (Dave) Cooper of Bourbonnais;...
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Regina A. Swartz

June 28, 1970 - August 26, 2016

Washington-Regina A. Swartz, 46, of Washington, IL passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 6:24 pm in Washington.She was born on June 28, 1970 in Peoria a daughter to James "Sam" R. and Evelyn Brickner Collins. She married Keith J. Swartz on April 2, 2005 in Eureka, IL. He survives.Also surviving is her mother, Evelyn Collins of Eureka; three sisters, Renee (Brad) Strehlow of Eureka; Rachel...
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Holley Marie Swartz

December 27, 2009 - August 26, 2016

Washington-Holley Marie Swartz, 6, of Washington, IL passed away at 9:38 pm at OSF St. Francis Medical Center on Friday, August 26, 2016.She was born on December 27, 2009 in Peoria to Keith and Regina Collins Swartz. Holley was a first grade student at Central Primary in Washington.Surviving is her father, Keith Swartz of Washington; maternal grandmother, Evelyn Collins of Eureka; paternal...
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Donald Hutson

June 5, 1944 - August 25, 2016

Eureka-Don Hutson, 72, of Eureka, IL completed his life's journey at 10:13 am on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He had been recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer.He was born in Peoria, IL on June 5, 1944, a son of George and Florence Beyer Hutson. He married Mary J. Hole on April 21, 1968. She survives.Also surviving are two daughters, Jeanean Hutson of Florida...
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Carol Ann Binkley

November 9, 1945 - August 22, 2016

Eureka- Carol Sanger Binkley, 70, of Eureka, passed away at 8:12 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2016 at her home.She was born November 9, 1945 in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph and Hazel (Kimmel) Sanger. They preceded her in death.She is survived by one son, Rev. Steve (Jessica) of Lake Mary, FL; granddaughter, Carrie and grandson, Steve. Also surviving is a sister Jeanne Clifton, nephew Wes and...
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Shereen Walker

May 13, 1949 - August 22, 2016

Washington- Shereen Lynn "Sherry" Walker, 67, of Washington, IL passed away at 11:35 a.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 at her residence.She was born on May 13, 1949 in Washington, IL and grew up in Eureka, IL a daughter of Richard B and Mary Edna Mounce Haecker. Surviving is one brother, Randy Haecker (Lori Smith) of Phoenix, AZ; one sister, Mindy (Sal) Perillo of Washington, IL.; nephew, Todd ...
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Candice Ann Crismon

December 6, 1954 - August 15, 2016

Eureka- Candice Ann "Candie" Crismon, 61 of Eureka, formerly of Minier, passed away at 10:27 a.m., Monday, August 15, 2016 at her home.She was born December 6, 1954 in Bloomington, IL to Donald and Gladys (Lawhun) Kinzinger. She married Robert Hartter in Bloomington, IL. She later married Kenneth Crismon on September 9, 2000 in Eureka, IL. He survives.Also surviving are her children, Heather...
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Wilma R. Blunier

October 31, 1927 - August 15, 2016

Eureka- Wilma R. Blunier, 88, of Eureka, IL formerly of Mahomet, IL went to be with her Lord and Savior at 1:10p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria with her loving family by her side. She was born on October 31, 1927 in Fairbury, IL a daughter of Joshua and Lucy Anliker Kempf. She married Benjamin Blunier on January 11, 1948 in Eureka and they were married...
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John A. Halpin

July 6, 1963 - July 31, 2016

Eureka- John A. Halpin, 53, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:48 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Chillicothe, IL.He was born on July 6, 1963 in Philadelphia, PA the only son of John P. and Bernadette Newshel Halpin. He married Rosalynne (Rose) Jean Palko on March 2, 1991 in Joliet, IL. She survives.Surviving are two daughters, Christina N. (Jerimiah) Bowald of Peoria; Sophie K. Halpin of Eureka;...
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Betty Jean McCanless

June 10, 1931 - July 22, 2016

Eureka- Betty Jean McCanless, 85, of Eureka, IL passed away at 3:49 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 at her residence with her family and friend by her side. She was born on June 10, 1931 in Gridley, IL a daughter of Lester and Alvina Luckert Kent. Survivors include her three sons, Tim L. McCanless of Peoria, IL; Kent P. McCanless of Eureka; Christopher K. McCanless of Martinsville, IN; one...
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Kathryn E. Funk

October 21, 1924 - July 20, 2016

Eureka-Kathryn E. Funk, 91 of Eureka, formerly of Gridley and Washington passed away at 8:05 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.She was born on October 21, 1924 in rural Congerville the fourth of twelve children to Fred and Leila Reeser Knapp. She married Eugene B. Funk on September 16, 1945 in Eureka. He passed away on November 11, 2007.Surviving are one...
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Betty Jean Schertz

November 10, 1924 - July 17, 2016

Eureka- Betty Jean Schertz, 91, of Eureka, IL, passed away at 8:25 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.She was born November 10, 1924 in Princeton, IL a daughter of Alvin and Elsie Sears Smucker. She married Wayne W. Schertz on July 14, 1945 at her parents home in rural Buda, IL. He passed away on May 16, 2003.Surviving children are one son, Randall W. ...
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Ina May Baer

August 25, 1939 - July 11, 2016

Eureka- Ina May Baer, 76, of Eureka passed away at 2:10 p.m., Monday, July 11, 2016 at her home with family by her side. She was born August 25, 1939 in Peoria, the daughter of Ralph and Janice (Armstrong) Armentrout. She married Lawrence "Bill" Baer on October 16, 1965 in Peoria Heights. He survives. Also surviving are four sons, Larry (Caroline) Baer Jr., of Peoria, IL, Tim (Jennifer)...
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Edith Dickey

December 3, 1925 - July 7, 2016

Eureka- Edith Valeria Dickey, 90, of Eureka passed away at 2:20 a.m. on Thursday, July 07, 2016 at Maple Lawn Health Center.She was born December 3, 1925 in Wyanet, IL the daughter of Glenn and Edith Hazel (Boyce) Olson. She married Clarence Dickey on December 28, 1946 in Manlius, IL. He died April 30, 2008 in Eureka.She was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Burdette and...
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Herman Reich

May 27, 1920 - July 5, 2016

Herman Reich, 96, of Eureka passed away at 5:55 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.He was born May 27, 1920 in Secor, IL the son of Max and Esther Iggena Reich. He married Rita F. Rippel on August 5, 1951 at Trinity Lutheran Church in El Paso. She preceded him in death on November 22, 2010.Also preceding him in death is one brother, Oscar and two infant siblings...
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Mary Elizabeth Fehr

October 16, 1916 - July 5, 2016

Eureka-Mary Elizabeth Fehr, 99, of Eureka passed away at 1:55 pm on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka where she was a resident.She was born on October 16, 1916 in Francesville, IN a daughter of Sam and Elizabeth Hartter Walter. She married Ernest R. Fehr on January 25, 1948 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on February 20, 2002.Survivors include one daughter, Betty...
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Gladys V. Schmidgall

November 16, 1925 - June 12, 2016

Eureka-Gladys V. Schmidgall, 90, of Eureka, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.She was born on November 16, 1925 in a big block house North of Eureka a daughter of John and Nima Beer Zimmerman. She married Samuel Schmidgall on May 10, 1953 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on January 3, 2012.Survivors...
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Jane Lance

November 1, 1939 - June 11, 2016

Eureka- Jane E. Lance, 76, of Eureka, IL, passed away at 2:48 pm on Saturday June 11, 2016 at Advocate Eureka Hospital. She was born on November 1, 1939 in Peoria, IL to Francis and Elizabeth Irons Moreland. She married Richard G. Lance on March 7, 1959 in Peoria and enjoyed 56 years together. He passed away on March 4, 2015.Surviving is one daughter, Vivian (Jack) Hagaman of Morton; two sons,...
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Carol Oncken

December 3, 1939 - June 9, 2016


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Jon Douglas Herreid

March 21, 1938 - June 7, 2016

Jon Douglas Herreid, 78, of Eureka, passed away on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal. The son of Edson and Ruth (Freeman) Herreid, he was born March 21, 1938 in Lacrosse, WI. He married Julianna Cluney on December 21, 1986 in Peoria. She survives. Also surviving is one daughter, Shannon (Jay) Shreffler of Eureka, grandson, Alec Harmon of Eureka, two step...
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William Dean McFall

October 3, 1945 - June 7, 2016

Eureka-William Dean McFall, 70, of Eureka, IL passed away at 5:08 am on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Heartland Health Care in Normal.He was born on October 3, 1945 in Seymour, MO a son of Luellen and Mildred McFall. Surviving are his two children, William Eugene (Tanya Foster) McFall of Albuquerque, NM; Shirley (Patrick) James of Colorado; his mother, Mildred McFall of Eureka; one granddaughter,...
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Harlen Pierson

April 24, 1961 - May 22, 2016

Harlen PiersonEureka - Harlen Burdette Pierson, 55, of Eureka, Illinois passed away peacefully at 4:30 am Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at his home following a year long battle with brain cancer. He was born April 24, 1961 in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Harold and Arlene Schertz Pierson. He married Patricia "Patty" Weidner on November 17, 1984 in Eureka. She survives. Also surviving are four...
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Ruby Ulrich

April 26, 1922 - May 20, 2016

Ruby Ulrich, 94, of Eureka, died at 9:30 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2016 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.She was born April 26, 1922 in Shickley, NE to Henry and Lydia (Birky) Reeb. She married Kenneth Ulrich on June 22, 1950 in Hopedale, IL. He survives.Also surviving is 2 sons, Rollin (Velma) Ulrich of Goshen, IN, Steven (Naomi) Ulrich of Eureka; 1 daughter Debra (Rollin) Handrich of Goshen, IN; 2...
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Marilyn Wettstein

August 30, 1938 - May 19, 2016

Marilyn E. Wettstein, 77, of Bloomington, died at 10:30 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL. She was born August 30, 1938 in Minonk, IL to Ralph and Helen (Fischer) Schluter. She married Willis R. Wettstein on September 4, 1993 in Las Vegas, NV. He survives. Also surviving are four children; Richard (Fiance' Mary) Mitchell of Stevens Point, WI; Bruce ...
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Eugene L. Fehr

May 13, 1926 - May 8, 2016

Eureka- Eugene L. Fehr, 89, of Eureka, IL passed away at 5:00 am on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka. He was born on May 13, 1926 in Eureka a son of Leonard and Sally Ifft Fehr. He married Margaret Gerber on September 23, 1951 in Forrest, IL. She survives. Also surviving are his children, Dennis (Mary) Fehr of Houston, TX; Debra (Tate) Greenway of Waldron,...
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Dorothy Harper

June 6, 1935 - May 3, 2016

Dorothy J. Harper, 80, of Roanoke, passed away at 2:00 a.m.,Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at her residence.Dorothy went peacefully in her sleep to be with the Lord Jesus.She was born June 6, 1935 in Eureka, IL to Guy and Hazel (Noffsinger) Armstrong. She married William "Bill" Harper on June 6, 1954 in Roanoke. He survives.Also surviving are two sons, Dwayne (Sandy) Harper and Dennis (Denise) Harper...
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Howard L. Zobrist

April 15, 1930 - April 11, 2016

Eureka-Howard L. Zobrist, 85, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:20p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2016 at his residence. He was born on April 15, 1930 in Deer Creek, IL a son of Clarence and Clara Raeuber Zobrist. He married Phyllis J. Steffen on June 1, 1952 in Congerville, IL. She passed away on December 12, 2001. Later he married Helen Stetzler Hermann on September 17, 2003 in Morton. She survives....
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Neva Jean Waller

December 21, 1943 - April 9, 2016

Neva WallerWashington - Neva Jean Kelley Waller, 72, of Washington, IL, formerly of Carlock, passed away at home after a 10-year struggle with dementia and was welcomed home by Jesus into heaven on Saturday, April 9, 2016.She was born on December 21, 1943 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Joseph Vernon and Eleanor Klopfenstein Kelley. She married Samuel Anthony Waller on May 17, 1964 in Morton, IL. ...
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Larry VanEtten

June 12, 1947 - April 2, 2016

Larry VanEtten, 68, of Eureka, died at 1:35 p.m., Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL.He was born June 12, 1947 in Forest City, IL to V. Wayne and Verna K. (Williams) VanEtten. He married Cindey Stevenson on August 17, 2005 in Eureka, IL. She survives.Also surviving are two sons Chad (Jennifer) VanEtten of Eureka, Erik (Ashley) VanEtten of Colfax, IL; one...
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Eric Ryan Gorton

February 6, 1976 - March 31, 2016

Eureka-Eric Ryan Gorton, 40, of Eureka, IL passed away at 12:03 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.He was born on February 6, 1976 in Rochester, MI a son of Kinyon and Nancy Jedlick Gorton. Surviving are his parents of Eureka; one son, Kinyon James Gorton, II of Bloomington, IL; and one sister, Kristina Caryn Gorton of Kenner, LA.He was preceded in death...
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Frieda C. Gerber

March 15, 1915 - March 27, 2016

Eureka-Frieda C. Gerber, 101, of Eureka, IL formerly of Lester, Iowa passed away at 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.She was born on March 15, 1915 in Alvord, Iowa a daughter of Ernst and Caroline Feucht Knobloch. She married Edward Gerber on August 27, 1935 in Sioux Falls, S.D. He passed away on August 26, 1979.Surviving are one daughter, Clara Marie...
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Donna D. Coffey

December 7, 1937 - March 25, 2016

Congerville - Donna D. Coffey, 78, of Congerville, IL, passed away at 2:55 pm on Friday March 25, 2016 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.She was born on December 7, 1937 in Lodi, CA to Ernest and Hilda Drefs Enos. She married Gerald Warner on April 4, 1957 in Carson City, NV. He passed away on November 19, 1979. She later married Stephen Coffey on March 29, 1982 in Hartford, CT. He survives. Also...
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Elizabeth Sharpe

May 1, 1924 - March 24, 2016

Elizabeth "Betty" Sharpe, age 91, of Eureka died peaceably of natural causes at 7:55 pm on Thursday March 24th at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. She was born Elizabeth Johnson on May 1st, 1924 in Chicago, IL. Surviving are two sons Timothy E. (Janet) of Freehold, NJ; Thomas W. (Cheryl) of Alpharetta, GA; and Judith A. (Randy) Schertz of Eureka. In addition are 10 grandchildren and 12...
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Donald E. Barber

June 2, 1936 - March 11, 2016

EUREKA- Donald E. Barber, died at 10:40 PM on Friday March 11, 2016 at the Richard L. Owen Hospice Home in Peoria, IL.He was born on June 2, 1936 in Ottawa, IL to George and Edith Marie (Sterling) Barber. He married Louise Anna Weber on December 31, 1960 at St. Bernard Church in Peoria, IL.He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Joan Gullo, and brother, Michael J. Barber.Surviving...
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Richard Haecker

February 26, 1925 - March 2, 2016

Eureka- Richard B. Haecker, 91, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.He was born on February 26, 1925 in Eureka, a son of George and Garnet (Leeds) Haecker. He married Mary Edna Mounce on May 2, 1948 in Eureka. She passed away on August 25, 2010.Richard is survived by two daughters, Sherry Walker and Mindy (Sal) Perillo both of...
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Lisa Audrey Benjamin

January 24, 1956 - February 9, 2016

Eureka- Lisa Audrey Benjamin, 60, of Eureka, IL formerly of Napa, CA passed away at 1:42 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her residence.She was born January 24, 1956 in Concord, CA a daughter of Edmund and Francine Sutherland Wunch. She married Austin Benjamin on April 6, 1991 in Reno, Nevada. He survives. Survivors also include three daughters, Fern Ellis of Eureka; Alicia Pinentel of...
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Marvin Knapp

September 20, 1925 - February 6, 2016

Goodfield- Marvin "Muck" Knapp, 90, of Goodfield, IL passed away at 8:22 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his residence. He was born on September 20, 1925 in Peoria, IL a son of August and Nettie Rocke Knapp. He married Patricia Crump in November 1980. She passed away on January 9, 2009. Survivors include his daughter, Jodi Knapp (Luke Daniel) of Goodfield; two sisters, Erma Opperman of...
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Geraldine Knoke

February 10, 1924 - February 2, 2016

M. Geraldine "Jerry" Knoke, 91, of Eureka, passed away at 4:25 a.m., Tuesday, February 02, 2016 at Maple Lawn Health Center.She was born February 10, 1924 in Plymouth, IL to Paul and Mary (Downing) McDonald. She married Robert W. Knoke on October 5, 1966. He died October 5, 1985. She is also preceded in death by her parents, 1 son Dennis Prunty, and 1 sister Rosabelle Hinnen...
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Chad Gerber

October 9, 1974 - February 1, 2016

Congerville-Chad Gerber, 41, of Congerville, IL passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Mosaic Place in Bushnell, IL. He was born on October 9, 1974 in Peoria, IL a son of Roger and Trish Grimm Gerber. Survivors include his parents, Roger (Trish) Gerber of Congerville; three sisters, Stacie (Rick) Bauman of Congerville; Ali (Jason) Knepp of Roanoke; Cassie (Alex) Knepp of...
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Barbara A. Meiss

January 5, 1924 - January 14, 2016

Eureka- Barbara A. Meiss, 92, of Eureka, IL passed away at 11:45 am on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Advocate Eureka Hospital. She was born on January 5, 1924 in Gridley, IL a daughter of Benjamin and Lena Rudin Funk. She married Edwin J. Meiss on February 18, 1951 in Gridley. He passed away on July 23, 2013.Surviving are three sons, Tim (Susan) Meiss; Ty (Sharon) Meiss; Trent ...
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Raymond Herman

March 20, 1958 - January 12, 2016

Raymond "Jay" Herman, 57, of Kankakee, IL, formerly of Peoria, died at 2:44 P.M., Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.He was born March 20, 1958 in Peoria to Raymond and Helen (Schrock) Herman. He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Herman and sister, Gail Wagler.Surviving are his mother, Helen Herman of Eureka, IL; 1 sister, Joleen (Dave)...
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Shirley A. Sears

August 18, 1931 - January 8, 2016

Eureka- Shirley Sears, 84, of Eureka, passed away at 11:50 AM on Friday January 8, 2016 at Washington Christian Village in Washington.She was born on August 18, 1931 in Effingham, a daughter to Harry and Marie Bishop Fritcher.She married Warren E. Sears in Hillsboro, IL on October 9, 1954. He preceded her in death in 2003.She is survived by her 4 children, Gene Sears, TN, Kathy Parks, TX, Lynda...
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Velma Leman

July 4, 1924 - December 29, 2015

Eureka- Velma I. Leman, 91, of Eureka, IL passed away at 6:50 pm on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.She was born on July 4, 1924 in Carlock, IL a daughter of Christian and Pauline Rabel Miller. She married Gerald Leman on March 29, 1953 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on February 28, 2014.Surviving are three sons, Michael (Kathy) Leman of Eureka; Dale (Lezlee)...
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Clifford Vandegraft

April 7, 1935 - December 28, 2015

Eureka- Clifford G. Vandegraft, 80, of Eureka, IL passed away at 4:08 a.m. on Monday, December 28, 2015 at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1935 in Hudson, IL a son of Jesse and Lucina Barnett Vandegraft. He married Elsie Elizabeth Brubaker on December 22, 1963. She survives.Also surviving are one sister, Helen Whitacre; two brothers, James...
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Pearl A. Schrock

September 26, 1924 - December 24, 2015

Eureka - Pearl A. "Polly" Schrock, 91, of Eureka, died at 5:05 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, in Carlock. She was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Lamar, Mo., to Louis and Olive (Cordil) Marti. She married Roy E. Schrock on Aug. 6, 1950, in Lamar, Mo. Surviving are her husband of Eureka; one daughter, Cheryl (Mark) Wuthrich of Morton; one son, Chuck (Diane) Schrock of Congerville; seven grandchildren;...
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Brett S. Roth

August 7, 1992 - December 23, 2015

Congerville-Brett S. Roth, 23, of Champaign, IL formerly of Congerville, IL passed away at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in Champaign. He was born on August 7, 1992 in Peoria, IL a son of Alan and Joanne (Hinrichsen) Roth. They survive in Congerville along with two brothers, David (Kasey) Roth of Congerville; Jonathon (Kandace) Roth of Congerville; one sister, Lisa Roth of Dekalb, IL;...
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Kenneth M. Miller

November 27, 1925 - December 19, 2015

Congerville - Kenneth Michael Miller, 90, of Congerville, IL, went to be with the Lord on Saturday December 19 at 9:30 PM at home surrounded by his loving family.He was born November 27, 1925 in Cissna Park, IL, a son of Michael and Lydia Waldbueser Miller. He married Helen McLaughlin on January 25, 1947 in Eureka, IL.She survives. Also surviving are four sons, Larry (Donna) of St. Charles, MO,...
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Willis L. Bachman

October 27, 1934 - December 15, 2015

Eureka - Willis L. Bachman, 81, of Eureka, IL, passed away at 5:45 pm on Tuesday, December 15 , 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka where he was a resident. He was born October 27, 1934 in Metamora, IL, a son of Harry and Bertha Garber Bachman. He married Phyllis Schrock on October 14, 1955 in Washington, IL. She died July 12, 2010.Surviving are three children, Daniel (Rhonda) Bachman...
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Billie W. Scott

November 13, 1928 - December 13, 2015

Goodfield- Billie Scott, 87, of Goodfield, IL went home to be with the Lord at 3:16 a.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at his residence. He was born on November 13, 1928 in Lawrenceburg, TN a son of Billie W., Sr. and Alice Clark Scott. He married Geneva L. Watson on December 24, 1947 in Florence, AL. She survives.Also surviving are one daughter, Brenda (Dave) Phillis of Goodfield, IL; two sons,...
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Maurine Kuntz

February 7, 1928 - December 7, 2015

GOODFIELD- Maurine Kuntz, 87, of Goodfield, passed away at 12:20 PM on Monday, December 7, 2015 at Maple Lawn Health Care Center in Eureka.She was born near Danvers on February 7, 1928 a daughter to Crawford and Ruby Darnell Bradle.She married William H. Kuntz in Goodfield on June 20, 1950. He preceded her in death in 2008.Surviving are her 3 sons, Donald (Kitty) Kuntz, Des Plaines; David (Pat)...
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Gloria Bachman

July 24, 1925 - December 5, 2015

Gloria E. (Whitmore) Bachman, 90, formerly of Roanoke, died December 5, 2015 at Maple Lawn Homes in Eureka, where she had been a resident. Gloria was born July 24, 1925, in Lewistown, MD, the daughter of Steiner and Mable (Long) Whitmore. She married Ivan R. Bachman of Oct. 2, 1948, in Chicago. He preceded her in death, along with her parents. Family survivors include one daughter, Lisbeth ...
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Richard R. Wallett

March 21, 1941 - December 3, 2015

Richard Wallett Deer Creek- Richard R. Wallett, 74, of Deer Creek, IL passed away at 1:07 a.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at Heartland of Riverview in East Peoria, IL. He was born on March 21, 1941 in Chicago, IL a son of Raymond and Marie Poos Wallett. He married Ida "Jeannette" Burbridge on December 7, 1963 in Bellevue, IL. She survives. They celebrated 52 years of marriage together.Also...
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Margret S. Dunnington

August 16, 1924 - November 30, 2015

EUREKA- Margaret S. Dunnington, 91, of Eureka passed away at 9:11 PM on Monday November 30, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka. She was born in Peoria on August 16, 1924 a daughter of the late William and Louise Stonner Fritz.She married William C. Dunnington in Peoria on April 23, 1950. He preceded her in death in 1993.Surviving are her 2 daughters, Pam (Douglas) Wilbur of Metamora;...
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Robert G. Barker

January 10, 1931 - November 26, 2015

DEER CREEK- Robert G. Barker, 84, of Deer Creek, died at 5:20 PM on Thursday November 29, 2015 at Maple Lawn Care Center in Eureka. He was born in Deer Creek on January 10, 1931, a son of the late Luke and Estella Reel Barker. He married Mary Hoeft in 1955. She preceded him in death in 2002.He is survived by a nephew, Tom (Louise) Karr, of Congerville; and 6 step-children.He was preceded in death...
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Ryan M. Bevill

November 1, 1990 - November 23, 2015

Ryan M. Bevill, 25, of Goodfield, passed away at 5:08 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital. Ryan was born November 1, 1990 in Peoria to Thomas and Shirley (Bell) Bevill. Surviving are his father, Thomas (Suzan) Bevill of Morton, his mother, Shirley Bevill of Goodfield, 2 sisters Jessica (Dustin) Selvey of Peoria, Holly (Justin) Bowman of Morton, 1 brother Brett Bevill of...
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Emanuel Ulrich, Jr.

July 6, 1929 - November 23, 2015

Emanuel Ulrich Jr.Eureka - Emanuel Ulrich Jr., 86, or Eureka, IL, passed peacefully away into the arms of Jesus his Lord and Savior, with his family by his side at 3:00 pm on Monday November 23, 2015 at his residence. He was born on July 6, 1929 in Eureka, IL to Emanuel Daniel and Mathilda Shertz Ulrich. He married Frances Garber on December 26, 1959 in Metamora, IL. She survives.Also surviving...
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Kenneth Coulter

April 2, 1922 - November 14, 2015

GOODFIELD- Kenneth Coulter, 93, of Goodfield , passed away at 11:09 PM on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Advocate Bromenn Medical Center in Normal.Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday November 18, 2015 at the Goodfield Community Church with the Revs. Chuck and Adam Wilson to officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home...
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Gregory Keith McAllister

January 28, 1947 - November 10, 2015

Eureka- Gregory Keith McAllister, 68, of Eureka, IL passed away at 10:21 a.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at his residence. He was born on January 28, 1947 in Pontiac, IL a son of James Keith and Mary Holmes McAllister. He married Mary C. Smith on September 29, 1973 in Washington, IL. She survives. Also surviving are his children, Reed (Nell) McAllister of Eureka; Ryan McAllister of Schaumburg,...
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Gary L. Allen

January 12, 1951 - November 10, 2015

Carlock-Gary L. Allen, 64, of Carlock, IL passed away at his residence at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.He was born on January 12, 1951 in Peoria, IL a son of Berwin and Frieda "Pat" Holliger Allen. He married Connie Wiegand on September 10, 1988 in Goodfield, IL. She survives.Also surviving are one son, Jeremy (Joni) Zacha of Secor and their children, Wyatt, Dylan, Logan, and Lily; one...
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David L. Morrow

June 1, 1960 - October 24, 2015

EUREKA- David L. "Dave" Morrow, 55, of Eureka, died at 11:14 PM on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital in Eureka.He was born in Peoria on June 1, 1960 a son of the late Dale L. and Donna Janssen Morrow. He married Sandra Hardie in Scotland in 1990. She survives.Also surviving are his 3 children, David Morrow, Scott Morrow, and Meghan Morrow, all of Eureka; and his sisters,...
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Mildred Ann Orth

September 15, 1928 - October 22, 2015

Mildred A. Orth, 87, of Eureka died at 12:04 A.M., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.She was born September 15, 1928 in Rutland, IL, the daughter of Kathryn (Patten) and Joseph Schmillen. She married Emory P. Orth on May 26, 1951 in Rutland, IL. He died on September 17, 1980 in Metamora, IL. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers and...
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Patricia Frank

November 4, 1942 - October 19, 2015

Eureka- Patricia A. Frank, 72, of Eureka passed away at 4:27a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Prairie View Care Center in Lewistown, IL.She was born on November 4, 1942 in Peoria, IL a daughter of George and Florence Smith Sleight.Surviving are three sons, JT (Jenifer) Frank of Washington, IL; Alvin Frank of Crete, IL; Ben(Jennifer Goodman) Frank of East Peoria; one brother, Tom(Christine)...
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Keneth Simpson

January 12, 1927 - October 18, 2015

Bernard Sampson, age 86, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Emerald Crossings. He was born on January 12, 1927 to the late James and Matilda Sampson in Lima, Ohio. Bernard was a fun loving family man and outdoorsman with a passion for the Buckeyes and Roughriders and an appreciation of good food and travel. He was a long time member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. Bernard was preceded...
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Margaret Hall

July 28, 1933 - October 17, 2015

Margaret Hall was born in Columbus on July 28, 1933. She passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013. A resident at the Forum at Knightsbridge for many years. She was a graduate of Newark High School, Class of 1951. A graduate of The Ohio State University, with a BA, Class of 1955, where she was a member of Chi Omega. Mrs. Dupler worked for the Federal Government from 1955 to 1957. She retired from...
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Ross Lee Wilson

April 14, 1944 - October 16, 2015

Ross Lee Wilson, 68 of Columbus,died Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at his home. He was born April 14, 1944 in Cadiz, OH to the late Victor and Edith (Carrothers) DeWalt. He was a member of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening, bowling, hunting and golf. He is preceded in death by his first wife Faye Ann DeWalt, two daughters Karla Denise DeWalt and Mary Newell Rogers and five...
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Joy R. Koehler

November 19, 1947 - October 16, 2015

EUREKA - Joy R. Koehler, 67, of Eureka, passed away at 7:05 PM on Friday, October 16, 2015 at her residence in Eureka. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, October 20 at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at 11 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Duane Ambrose officiating. Interment will be in Olio Twp cemetery, Eureka.Joy...
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Sara Jones Anderson

June 6, 1933 - October 15, 2015

Sara J. Anderson (nee VanGilder), 79, of Columbus, Ohio passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on March 1, 2013. She was born June 6, 1933 in Fairmont, WV to the late Sara (Springer) and Charles W. Van Gilder, Sr. She graduated from East Fairmont High School, earned a Bachelor's degree from Fairmont State College and her Master's degree from The Ohio State University. She taught and retired...
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Wayne Young

November 19, 1924 - October 14, 2015

Wayne Young, 88, of Upper Arlington, entered into rest Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was born November 19, 1924 in Onarga, Ill. Wayne was a veteran of WWII in the Military Police providing security on the Manhattan facility at Richland, Washington. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Management at Purdue University. Member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity and Delta Lambda...
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Joseph Harris

March 2, 1977 - October 13, 2015

Joseph Wilson Harris (Joey), 35, from Gahanna, Ohio passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013 at his home. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, T. Emerson Reese, paternal grandmother, Oma Harris and grandfather, Clyde Harris, uncles, Edward Reese, Howard Creed and Marvin Cremeans. He is survived by his mother, Dr. Judith A. Reese Harris and father James Wilson Harris of Gahanna;...
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Michael Gray

April 15, 1943 - October 13, 2015

Michael Gray. One person can make a difference in this world, and that was Larry Carlson. His engaging smile, wonderful laugh, quick wit, friendly and kind personality along with his steadfast loyalty to others, were qualities that were enduring to family, friends and colleagues. During Larry's well fought battle, these personality traits and strengths were evident, daily. He died in Bonita...
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Margie Helen Beck

September 8, 1922 - October 1, 2015

Margie H. Beck of Eureka, IL passed away on October 1, 2015 at 3:45 am at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka where she was a resident.She was born on September 8, 1922 in Whitham, MO the daughter of Herman T. and Wilhelmina (Hinrichs) Hagar. She married Leland R. Beck on October 12, 1940 in Fort Madison, IA. Mr. Beck preceded her in death on April 29, 2007.Survivors include two sons,...
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James Harper

April 15, 1946 - September 27, 2015

Washington-James "Jim" Harper, 69, of Washington, IL passed away at 10:05 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria.Jim was born on April 15, 1946 in Peoria, IL a son of Gerald and Bonnie Gher Harper. He married Jill (Krumholz) Litwiller on September 21, 1996 in Washington, IL. She survives.Survivors also include one brother, Tom Harper of Morton; one son, Jeff ...
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Lindsay D. Churchman

November 22, 1960 - September 19, 2015

The Rev. Lindsay D. Churchman, 54, of Eureka passed away on Saturday, September 19 at Advocate Eureka Hospital after a brief but intense battle with cancer. Lindsay was born on November 22, 1960 in Washington, Iowa to L. Duane and Darlene Sims Churchman. He married Jennie Huff Churchman on June 14, 1997. She survives.Also surviving are daughters Emily Margaret of Watauga, TX and Rachel Ann of...
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Smith Henry Rakestraw

September 25, 1935 - September 18, 2015

Smith Henry Rakestraw, 79, of Eureka, IL formerly of Roanoke, Goodfield and Tremont, IL passed away at 5:40 am on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka.He was born on September 25, 1935 in Pekin, IL and raised in the Spring Lake and Manito area.He was a son of Smith P. and Lucille Knaack Rakestraw. He married Boneita L. Washer on February 15, 1974 in Goodfield, IL. ...
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Gerald Gullett

September 17, 1934 - September 17, 2015

Congerville- Gerald Gullett, 81, of Congerville, IL passed away at 11:27 am on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at his residence with his family by his side.He was born on September 17, 1934 in Raum, IL a son of Ralph and Barbara Belford Gullett. He married Barbara Wernsman on August 6, 1955 in Germantown Hills, IL.Surviving are his wife of 60 years Barbara Gullett of Congerville, IL; three sons,...
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Emma K. Bucher

January 29, 1922 - September 13, 2015

Eureka-Emma K. Bucher, 93, of Eureka, IL passed away at 9:40 am on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.She was born on January 29, 1922 in Eureka a daughter of Jacob and Emma Lehman King. She married Bernard L. Bucher on October 28, 1942. He passed away on May 12, 1968.Emma is survived by one son, Dr. Bernard L. (Sue) Bucher, Jr. of Goodfield, IL; four...
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Sonia J. Banwart

September 15, 1934 - September 12, 2015

Eureka- Sonia J. Banwart, 80, of Eureka, IL, passed away at 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on September 15, 1934, in Peoria, IL, to William and Edna Kelly Klein. She married Joel E. Banwart on November 18, 1962, in Peoria, IL. He survives.Also surviving are her five children, Jeff (Lisa) Banwart of Eureka; Bill Banwart of Vail,...
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Audrey Pearl Potts

July 17, 1915 - September 10, 2015

Eureka-Audrey Pearl Potts, 100, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka.She was born on July 17, 1915 in Readstown, Wisconsin a daughter of Clinton and Alta Chitwood Miller.Surviving are her children, Jean Birkhead of Monmouth, IL; Kay Hodel of Eureka, IL; three grandchildren, Audrey(Steve) Rocke, Mark(Alissa) Hodel and Lisa Mettler; 10 great...
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Melvin J. Martin

April 20, 1924 - September 4, 2015

Melvin J. Martin, 91, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:25 pm on Friday, September 4, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka where he had been a resident.He was born on April 20, 1924 in Metamora, IL a son of George and Ruth Anliker Martin. He married Benita M. Peard on June 12, 1949 in Peoria, IL. She passed away on September 26, 1984.Surviving are his children, Melita (Curt) Hodel; Linda...
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Dereck Potkovic

December 2, 1989 - September 3, 2015

Eureka-Dereck M. Potkovic, 25, of Mukwonago, WI formerly of Eureka, IL died on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic in Madison, WI. He was born on December 2, 1989 in Orlando, Florida. Dereck graduated from Mukwonago High School and was a member of Fox River Christian Church. He will be remembered for his love of cooking, St. Louis Cardinals and NASCAR....
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Lorine Schumacher Stoller

July 15, 1920 - September 2, 2015

Eureka- Lorine (Schumacher) Stoller, 95, of Eureka passed away at 8:40 am on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.She was born on July 15, 1920 in Metamora, IL a daughter of John and Kathryn Swing Schumacher. She married George Stoller of Gridley, IL on June 17, 1984 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on January 13, 1989.Surviving are one step son, Donald (Iantha) Stoller of...
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Suzanne McDowell

June 8, 1948 - August 18, 2015

Suzanne (Thompson Mawyer) McDowell died August 18th at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was born on June 8, 1948 in Charlottesville, VA. She was the daughter of Edward Hardwick and Ellen Parr Thompson of Charlottesville, now deceased. She is survived by one sister, Linda (Earl) Morris of Hedgesville, WV; one son, Rob (Andrea) Mawyer of Rockford, IL; two grandchildren, Ella and Mazie...
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Farrel Salyer

December 4, 1929 - August 17, 2015

Farrel Lee Salyer, 85, of Goodfield, passed away at 1:32 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2015 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington, IL.He was born December 4, 1929 in Chickasha, OK to Stephen and Lacy Salyer. He married Connie Honeg on August 17, 1973 in Goodfield. She survives.Also surviving are 2 sisters, 3 daughters, 5 sons and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great...
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Kathy Ann Spires

October 10, 1951 - August 10, 2015

Kathy Ann Spires, 63, of Eureka, passed away at 4:50 p.m., Monday, August 10, 2015 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.She was born October 10, 1951 in Abingdon, IL to Max and Winifred (James) Bull. She married David Spires in Lincoln, NE; in 1972. He passed away in September of 1979.She was also preceded in death by her parents Winnie and Wally Massey, one grandson Grayson, and two...
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Suzanne Zook

August 16, 1939 - August 10, 2015

Suzanne ZookEureka-Suzanne "Susie" Zook, 75, of Eureka, IL passed away at 3:45p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2015 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, IL.She was born on August 16, 1939 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Kenneth and Gladys Miller Crawford. She married Marden I. Zook on July 31, 1960 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on June 6, 2002.Survivors include two sons, Greg (Rhonda)...
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Mary Ann Carlson

November 30, 1932 - August 7, 2015

Mary Ann Carlson, 82, of Bloomington, IL died in the loving care of OSF hospice at the Eureka Apostolic Nursing Home on Aug. 7, 2015. Mary Ann was the youngest daughter of S. Horace and Mayme Ellenberger, born November 30, 1932 in Gridley, IL. She married Francis "Fritz" Carlson August 19, 1956 having met while they were working at General Electric in Bloomington. Mary Ann and Fritz have three...
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Lyle Schertz

December 3, 1922 - July 23, 2015

Lyle Henry Schertz, 92, of Eureka, passed away at 5:12 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.He was born December 3, 1922 in Roanoke, IL to Lester and Edna Elizabeth Evey Schertz. He married Vera V. Killebrew on August 17, 1946 in Washington, IL. She died on September 13, 2007 in Eureka. He was also preceded in death by his parents.Surviving are his daughter...
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Leroy Thomas

April 5, 1931 - July 11, 2015

EUREKA- Harroll "Leroy" Thomas, 84, of Eureka, passed away at 3:35 AM on Saturday July 11, 2015, at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday July 14, 2015 at 11 AM at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka with Pastor Joe Gardner officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the funeral home and burial will be in Olio Twp....
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Ruth Cutler

February 6, 1920 - July 10, 2015

EUREKA- Naomi "Ruth" Cutler, 95, of Eureka, passed away at 12:00 am on Friday July 10, 2015, at Maple Lawn Care Center in Eureka.Funeral service will be held at 12 PM on Monday July 13, 2015 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka with Minister Doane Brubaker officiating. Visitation will be held 1 hr prior to services from 11 AM-12PM at the funeral home and burial will be in Mt. Pleasant...
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Wilma M. Sauder

March 7, 1920 - July 5, 2015

Wilma M. Sauder, 95, of Eureka, passed away at 7:42 p.m., Sunday July 5, 2015 at Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.She was born March 7, 1920 in Roanoke, IL to William and Martha (Steffen) Aeschleman. She married Charles Sauder on November 29, 1946. He died on November 4, 1969. She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 4 sisters.Wilma grew up in Roanoke, the youngest of 8 children. ...
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Robert Wilder

December 31, 1937 - July 4, 2015

EUREKA- Robert D. Wilder, 77, of Washington, formerly of Eureka, died at 12:10 pm on Saturday July 4, 2015 at his residence in Washington.Memorial Service will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Pastor Jennie Churchman will officiate. Visitation will be from 4pm until the time of service at the funeral home. Cremation rites have been accorded...
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Wanda E. Vander Pas

November 8, 1920 - June 28, 2015

Eureka - Wanda E. "Betty" Vander Pas, 94, of Eureka, IL passed away 8:30 am on Sunday June 28, 2015 at Golden Living Nursing Home in Spring Hill, KS where she was convalescing.She was born on November 8, 1920 in Eureka, IL to Emil and Marie (Hinnen) Drefs. Betty married Cyril A "Bill" Vander Pas of Little Chute, Wisconsin on September 1, 1951 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka, IL. Bill...
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Jane Alison Schieber

May 9, 1936 - June 26, 2015

EUREKA- Jane Alison Schieber, 79, of Eureka passed away at 11:09 PM on Friday June 26, 2015 at Maple Lawn Homes in Eureka, with her daughters by her side.She was born in Eureka on May 9, 1936 a daughter of the late Benjamin Theodore and Mildred Alice Connell Heiken. She married John Fredrick Schieber on July 3, 1955 in Eureka. He preceded her in death in 2005.She is survived by two daughters,...
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Eli Fisher

January 7, 1926 - June 26, 2015

Eureka- Eli A. Fisher, 89, of Eureka passed away at 8:39 pm on Friday, June 26, 2015 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.He was born on January 7, 1926 in West Bend, IA a son of Emil C. and Esther Anliker Fisher. He married Helen Schumacher on July 3, 1949 in Eureka. She survives.Also surviving is one daughter, Janet (Floyd) Frieden of Elgin, IA; one sister, Edith Stoller of Paulding, OH; five...
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Eldon R. McLaughlin

July 14, 1935 - June 21, 2015

Eureka-Eldon R. "Mac" McLaughlin, 79, of Eureka passed away at 5:22 pm on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at his residence.He was born on July 14, 1935 in Congerville, IL to Clarence and Mary Serpette McLaughlin. He married Catherine O. Wilson on March 21, 1954 in Congerville, IL. She passed away on July 20, 2014.Surviving are one daughter, Julie (Terry) Everett of El Paso, IL; three sons, Mike (Jo...
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