The Henry County Senior Citizen Center in Kewanee is facing a potentially dire situation of the state of Illinois budget impasse continues.
Senior Center Director Cassandra Schmoll says that layoffs, discontinuation of services and even closing the doors are all possibilities if things don’t change in Springfield…
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Vern K. “Toddy” Todd, 85, of Kewanee, Il. died at 7:42 A.M. July 29, 2015 at his home. Vern was born December 19, 1929 in Kewanee the son of Vern and Edith (Watts) Todd. He was reared and educated in Galva, Il. Toddy married Betty Hamm on September 5, 1953 in Kewanee.
She survives along with a daughter Becky (Dave) Mitro of Kewanee, a son Randy (Linda) Todd of ...read more
Dorothea M. Thorp, 90, of Geneseo, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Hillcrest Home in Geneseo. A funeral service celebrating her life will be at 2 pm on Saturday, August 1st at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo. Rev. Chris Ritter will officiate. Cremation Rites will follow after the services and private inurnment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Visitation ...read more
Doris E. Goodrich, 95, of Geneseo, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at Hammond-Henry Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 31st at Vandemore Funeral Homes, Geneseo. Rev. Chris Ritter will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service (10-11 am) on Friday at th...read more
Thomas Cedric “Ced” Strouse, 85, of rural Buda, IL joined longtime buddy Burton Doty in heaven on Sunday, July 26, 2015 after dying at home surrounded by his earthly angels, Kelly Hechtner and her team, who cared for him for over five years. The family expresses their gratitude to the team and Unity Hospice – Rochelle. Memorial visitation will be held ...read more
Katherine L. “Kitty” McGinn, 72, of Galesburg, Il. and formerly of Kewanee died at 4:30 A.M. Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Rosewood Health Care Center in Galesburg.
Kitty was born February 25, 1943 in Kewanee the daughter of Earl and Myrtle (Hoyt) Hepner. She married Dennis “Benny” McGinn. He preceded her in death on July 26, 1998. She was also preceded in d...read more