Sage, Linda C.
October 4, 2003
NAUVOO - Linda C. Sage, 62, Nauvoo, died Friday (Oct. 3, 2003) in Blessing Hospital, Quincy.
She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Ft. Madison, Iowa, the daughter of Ivan and Vivian Lyon.
She married Gary E. Sage on Jan. 13, 1961, in Tampa Fla.
Surviving are her husband; two sons, Steve (and Patty) Sage, Frederick, Okla., Bryan (and Michelle) Sage, Keokuk, Iowa; a brother, Larry (and Kim) Lyon, Galesburg; and three grandchildren.
She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1959 and from Southeastern Community College School of Nursing in 1981.
She worked as a nurse for 20 years at Ft. Madison Hospital, Fruehauf Mfg. and Intercorp Insurance. She retired five years ago.
She was a member of St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Nauvoo.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Tony Trosley officiating. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lamporte Funeral Home, Nauvoo; family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m., with the rosary recited at 7. Burial will be in Nauvoo City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to her church.
Mauritz J. Samuelson
January 24, 2004
ALPHA - Mauritz J. Samuelson, 88, Alpha, died Friday (Jan. 23, 2004) at Oak Glen Home.
He was born May 5, 1915, in Henry County, the son of J. Emanuel and Alameda Johnson Samuelson.
He married Ruth M. Lindstrom on March 27, 1940, in Orion.
Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Peggy (and Ron) Pettit, Alpha; one son, Archie Samuelson, New Windsor; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
He attended the local Opheim Country School.
He farmed in Opheim, moving to Alpha in 1970. He continued to help farming until retiring in 1999.
He was a lifetime member of Grace Lutheran Church serving in many different capacities; was a member of the board of directors and former president and secretary for the Henry Service Co. in Cambridge.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church, Opheim. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Opheim Cemetery. Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church.
April 10, 2004
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - Roy Sandstrom, 89, Pelican Rapids, died Thursday (April 8, 2004) in Good Samaritan Center.
He was born Sept. 19, 1914, in Chicago, the son of John Peter and Signe Holmgren Sandstrom.
He married Virginia Novota in 1939 in Chicago. She died June 1, 1992.
Surviving are three sons, Roy Sandstrom Jr., St. Paul, Minn., Ron (and Joan) Sandstrom, Lenexa, Kan., and Rob (and Jen) Sandstrom, Pelican Rapids; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
He graduated from Fenger High School in Chicago.
He and his wife lived in Chicago and Glen Ellyn until 1956, when they moved to Galesburg. They moved near Pelican Rapids in 1992.
He worked as a salesman at K.V.P. Paper Company until 1966, then as a machine operator at Maytag, retiring in 1979.
He was a member of Council 3118 Knights of Columbus in Fergus Falls, Minn., and St. Leonard's Catholic Church in Pelican Rapids, and attended St. Mary of the Lakes near Detroit Lakes.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in St. Leonard's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Richard Walz officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Larson Funeral Home, with the rosary recited at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Leonard's Catholic Cemetery.
Sartain, Clara P.
February 18, 2004
GALESBURG - Clara P. Sartain, 76, 750 Warren, died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 17, 2004) in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Sartain, Clara P.
February 19, 2004
GALESBURG - Clara P. Sartain, 76, 750 Warren St., died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 17, 2004) in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 1, 1928, in Harrison, Neb., the daughter of Ora and Anna Rogers Beason.
She married Earnest Richard Colwell. He died Jan. 1, 1959. She married Alva Sartain on Dec. 3, 1960, in Galesburg. He died March 7, 1989.
Surviving are a son, Donald Dean Sartain, Galesburg; three daughters, Karen (and Don) Simpson, Knoxville, Roxann Colwell, Davenport, Iowa, and Cindy (and Paul "Skid") Baker, Galesburg; a daughter-in-law, Lori Colwell, Sherrard; a brother, Clarence Beason, Maryville, Mo.; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Richard "Rick" "Rags" Colwell, and a granddaughter.
She worked as a brazier at Maytag/Galesburg Refrigeration Products for 27 years, retiring in 1990.
Funeral will be at noon Saturday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel, with the Rev. Michel Clark officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in Williamsfield Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.
January 23, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS - June Schafer, 93, Indianapolis, formerly of Galesburg, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 22, 2004) in Manor Care at Summer Trace, Carmel, Ind.
Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Schoenauer, Virginia L.
December 30, 2003
BUSHNELL - Virginia L. Schoenauer, 76, Bushnell, died at 12:35 a.m. Monday (Dec. 29, 2003) at The Elms, Macomb.
She was born June 26, 1927, in Colchester, the daughter of Louis Eddie and Ruth Fields Kinsey Blankenship.
She married Raymond Matt Schoenauer on June 24, 1950, in Keokuk, Iowa. He died Feb. 6, 1975.
Surviving are two stepsons, Edward Schoenauer and Robert Schoenauer, both of Dubuque, Iowa; and three stepdaughters, Betty (and Russell) Jones, Marie (and Aubery) Jacobson and Ina (and William) Schaefer, all of Potosi, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She lived near St. Paul, Minn., and Paduca, Ky., moved to Frederick in 1968 and to Bushnell in 1972.
She was a member of the Univeralist Church in Waltonville, Rebeka Lodge in Bushnell and Jolly 20 Club, and was a member of TOPS for 25 years.
Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Ipava Cemetery, with the Rev. Terry Broady officiating. No visitation is planned. Martin-Hollis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to any charity.
Schreffler, Lance H.
December 18, 2003
GALESBURG - Lance H. Schreffler, 24, Galesburg, formerly of Bushnell, died at 6:13 a.m. Tuesday (Dec. 16, 2003) in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
He was born Oct. 25, 1979, in Macomb, the son of Larry and Linda Varnold Schreffler.
Surviving are his parents of Avon; his maternal grandmother, Mildred Lewis, Galesburg; two brothers, Gary "Bub" (and Marta) Pringle, Monmouth, and Brandon Schreffler, Bushnell; and a sister, Kimberly Pringle, Galesburg. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Francile and Francis Schreffler, and his maternal grandfathers, Wendell Lewis and Roy Varnold.
He worked as a cook at Cherry Street.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Martin-Hollis Funeral Home, Bushnell. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Burial will be in Bushnell Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Cottage Hospital Dialysis Center.
Schroeder, Ivan W.
May 4, 2004
GALESBURG - Ivan Walter Schroeder, 84, 168 N. Pleasant, died at 1:40 p.m. Sunday (May 2, 2004), in Heartland Health Care Center.
He was born Dec. 15, 1919, in Hancock, Iowa, the son of Walter Henry and Ella Dorothea Woltmann Schroeder.
He married Veta Burnett Marshall on Nov. 23, 1940, in Lewis, Iowa.
Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Delores (and Jack) Howerter, Karen (and Gary) Thomas and Janice (and Neill) Unger, all of Galesburg; three brothers, Dexter A. Schroeder, Harlan, Lloyd F. Schroeder, Rockaway Beach, Mo., and Howard D. Schroeder, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; a sister, Dorothy D. Keller, Atlantic, Iowa; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
He graduated from Lewis High School.
He served in the U.S. Army in the 745th Railroad Operating Battalion, Co.D during World War II from 1944 to 1946.
He worked for the Iowa State Telephone Company from 1938 to 1942, and then in Galesburg for the CB&Q and Burlington Northern Railroad as an engineer from 1942 until retirement in 1980.
He was a member of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Division 644 and First United Methodist Church,
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Watson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marilyn Anell officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or Heartland Health Care Center.
April 28, 2004
WOODHULL - Daniel "Dan" Schwartzkopf, 55, rural Woodhull, died at 12:37 p.m. Tuesday (April 27, 2004) at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, after an apparent heart attack.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rux Funeral Home, Galva. Funeral tentatively is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Schwigen, Jacqueline D.
February 2, 2004
BIGGSVILLE - Jacqueline D. VanTine-Schwigen, 60, Biggsville, died at 12:10 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 31, 2004) at home.
She was born Aug. 11, 1943, in Monmouth, the daughter of Truman Luther and Betty Shaner VanTine.
She married Ray Schwigen on June 14, 1986, in Gladstone.
Surviving are her husband; four sons, Mark (and Pam) Schwigen, Kraig (and Lynn) Schwigen, Gary Schwigen and Lee (and Patricia) Schwigen; two brothers, Jan (and Terri) VanTine and Dick (and Carol) VanTine; two sisters, Janice (and John) Conrad and Sherri (and Louie) Curto; eight grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather and a brother.
She attended Gladstone schools, Gladstone-Oquawka High School, graduated in the first class from Union High School in 1961 and attended Eureka College.
She worked in management at Ozark Airlines and American Airlines. She also worked for the Union School District and as a secretary in the military science department at Western Illinois University. She was selected WIU's civil employee of the year.
She was a member of Awon and 7th Armored Division Association.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Gladstone United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carol Stufflebeam officiating. Friends may call Wednesday at Turnbull Funeral Home, Biggsville; family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in Biggsville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice or the military science department at WIU.
Secrist, William L.
January 6, 2004
GIRARD - William L. "Larry" Secrist, 60, Girard, formerly of Williamsfield, died at 8:10 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 3, 2004) in St. John Medical Center, Springfield.
He was born March 4, 1943, in Knox County, the son of William E. and Martha Keppler Secrist.
He married Sharon K. Boen on April 18, 1963, in Williamsfield.
Surviving are his wife; three sons, Casey (and Kathy) Secrist, Hillsdale, Larry "Shawn" (and Connie) Secrist, Girard, and Lucas Secrist, Hillsboro; a daughter, Shannon (and Rick) Palmer, Girard; two brothers, Eddie Dean (and Sue) Secrist, Dahinda, and Roger Dale (and Kathy) Secrist, Gilson; a sister, Linda (and Roger) Rollins, Altona; eight grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
He graduated from Williamsfield High School in 1961.
He worked as a coal miner at Ziegler Mine in Coulterville, last working five years ago. He also had worked for MECO, Midland, Freeman and Captain mining companies.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Rux Funeral Home, Williamsfield, with the Rev. Randy Douglass officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Victoria Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.