Vision 20/20 was held recently at Kewanee High School’s Petersen Auditorium and that event brought together local and area lawmakers, representatives of the education community and interested citizens from the local area.
The intent of the meeting was to forward a consensus on the issues facing educators and the political bodies that must provide funding and also to help provide an understa...read more
KEWANEE - Shirley A. Dennison, 78, of Kewanee, died at 2:45 AM, Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Kewanee Care Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 PM, Friday, January 30 at Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church in Kewanee. Fr. Jerry Rafalko will officiate. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to the ...read more
Burnetta M. Medley, 83, of rural Cambridge, died Monday, January 26, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 30th, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Father John Burns will officiate. Burial will be at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thur...read more
Priscilla W. Janus, 100, of Geneseo passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Hammons-Henry Hospital, Long Term Care. As per her wishes Cremation Rites have been accorded. There will be no funeral services held. Vandemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Priscilla was born on June 13, 1914 in Biloxi, MS, the ...read more
KEWANEE - Charles H. “Chuck” Witte, 59, of Kewanee, died at 12:30 AM, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 29 at Evergreen Memory Gardens in rural Kewanee. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 28 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Memorials may be directed to the C...read more
Geoffrey R. “Geoff” Schmidt, 21, of Kewanee, Il. died at 7:06 P.M. Friday, January 23, 2015 in the emergency room at OSF St Luke Hospital in Kewanee from injuries sustained in a tragic work-related accident at Great Dane Trailers in Kewanee, Il.
Geoffrey was born July 17, 1993 in Belleville, Il. the son of Geoff G. and Lucille A. (Baker) Schmidt. He moved to Kewanee ...read more