As Illinois families prepare to send their children back to class, state officials say immunizations should be on the back-to-school checklist. For school entrance, students must show proof of vaccinations against several diseases, including diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, mumps and measles. Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, says this fall the sta...read more
Marian Wall, 98, of Kewanee, Il. died at 5:20 A.M. Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Kewanee Care Home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Kewanee, Il. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens, rural Kewanee. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Thursday at the Church. Memorials may be directed to the First Bap...read more
Fred Francis Fulton, 100, of Kewanee, Illinois died at 10:30 P.M. Saturday, August 1, 2015 at OSF St Luke Medical Center in Kewanee surrounded by his family.
Fred was born March 31, 1915 in Kewanee, Illinois where he lived most of his life and was the son of William and Beryl (Lyons) Fulton. Fred graduated from Kewanee High School. He married Ruby E. Bernard on August 6, 1938 in Daven...read more
Florence I. Engnell, 103, of Geneseo, formerly of Andover, IL died on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at her residence at Liberty Village, Geneseo. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4th at Augustana Lutheran Church, Andover. Rev. Cliff Schmidt will officiate. Burial will be in Andover Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services ...read more
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