4/17/2014 8:29:51 AM
Democrats in the Illinois Senate say that if the state income tax is rolled back it could devastate schools statewide. Senate President John Cullerton's office released figures on Wednesday showing that school districts would lose over 450-million dollars in funding next fiscal year. Governor Quinn supports a permanent extension of the temporary 67 percent tax increase. Meanwhile...read more
Roger A. Mariman, 63, of Geneseo passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at OSF-St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Per his request, cremation rites have been accorded and private services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Memorials may be left to the Roger Mariman Memorial Fund. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Geneseo is assisting the family wit...read more
Mark T. Gentry, 54, of rural Geneseo, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island. Cremation has been accorded and there will be no service. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services, Cambridge, is assisting the family.
Mark was born August 4, 1959 in Geneseo, the son of Roy I. and Judith A. Moore Gentry. He was educated in Atkinson sch...read more
James E. “Jim” Robinson, 76, of Kewanee, died at 12:30 AM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Kewanee Care Nursing Home. Private services will be held on Friday April 18 at Rux Funeral Home, Kewanee with Rev. Bob Curry officiating. Military rites will be accorded by the Kewanee Veterans Council. Memorials can be directed to the James Robinson Memorial Fund....read more
Wyoming – Cleo M. McCauley, 82, of Wyoming, passed away at 3:00 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Cleo was born in Wyoming on October 15, 1931, the daughter of Oscar and Laura Alice (Hanchett) Leadley. She married Donald G. “Mac” McCauley on June 24, 1950, in Toulon. He died July 1, 2009, in Peoria.
Bradley Allen “Brad” Bumphrey, 37, of Port Richey, Fl. and formerly of Kewanee, Il. died April 8, 2014 at his home in Florida. Brad was born April 20, 1976 in Kewanee the son of Robert C. and Constance S. (Logsdon) Bumphrey. He graduated from Kewanee High School in 1994. Brad was the district manager of over 21 facilities for Southern Self Storage in Florida.&nb...read more