Flags are popping up all over Illinois this Fourth of July weekend. But there are some important "dos and don'ts" to consider before flying Old Glory. The U.S. Flag Code became public law in 1942 and specifies the exact rules for use and display of the flag. Mike Buss, deputy director Americanism Division with the American Legion, says above all he hopes people show respect for the flag....read more
Lois M. Egbert, 88, of Kewanee, died at 6:49 PM, Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Hillcrest Home in rural Geneseo. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, July 3 at Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee. Rev. Dr. William R. Toliver will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Foundation or the American Heart Association. Rux Funeral...read more
Ty A. Sanford, 5, of Kewanee, died peacefully at 11:25 AM, Friday, June 26, 2015 at his home, after a courageous battle with a brain tumor.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 30 at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee. Rev. Jerry Rafalko will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM, Monday, June 29 at the funeral home. Private burial w...read more
Marlon Wayne Heaton, 63, of Kewanee, Il. died Friday June 26, 2015 at his home. Marlon was born November 3, 1951 in Kewanee, Illinois the son of Leland W. and Betty (Eiben) Heaton. He graduated from Wethersfield High School with the class of 1970.
He married Dixie Richison. They were later divorced. He later married Lucille VanSickle. She survives along w...read more
Hazel D. Bengtson, 88, of Cambridge, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27th, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Rev. David Schultz will officiate. Burial will be at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. prior...read more
Donald E. Riordan II, 49, of Cambridge, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 30th, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Rev. David Joyce will officiate. Burial will be at the Andover Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials...read more